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Inventory of the Business and Transportation Agency Records, 1967-1972
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Arrangement and Description

 

Secretary's Administrative Files, 1965 (1967) - 1972

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged by subject in the following series, chronologically thereunder, except where noted.
Letters, memoranda received, copies of letters, memoranda sent by Agency Secretary's Office, Governor's and Lieutenant Governor's correspondence, including letters referred from those offices to Secretary for reply, enclosed with copies of replies or drafts of letters for Governor's signature, circulars, reports, fact sheets, position papers, newsletters, press clippings, news releases, agendas, speeches, testimony and other records.
 

1. ENABLING LEGISLATION. 1965-69. F3842:1

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Agency activity reports, organization charts, and correspondence of Secretary explaining statutory origin and purposes of Agency.
 

2. GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE. 1967-69, 71-72. F3842:2-10.

Physical Description: (9ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from citizens, businessmen, local officials with advice and complaints about state programs, especially concerning transportation; Reagan administration cost-cutting and efficiencies; Mexican-Americans in State government; Agency contact with other State transportation departments; California legislators and committees concerning hearings; federal Department of Transportation concerning highways; campus unrest; highway routing and safety; San Francisco opposition to Embarcadero and Golden Gate Freeways; speaking invitations; federal highway funding cutbacks; Southern Crossing bridge; Agency annual accomplishments; antipollution engines.
 

3. SECRETARY'S GENERAL MEETINGS FILES. 1967-68. F3842:11.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence of both Secretary and Assistant Secretary concerning Subcabinet meetings, attendance at National and State conferences, speaking invitations.
 

4. SECRETARY'S COMMUNICATIONS TO DEPARTMENT HEADS. 1967-68, 1972. F3842:12-14.

Physical Description: (3ff).

Scope and Content Note

Circular memos sent, progress reports received from department concerning department goals, policies, and administrative and policy coordination by the Agency, Subjects include Agency no special favors policy, hiring freeze, federal-state relations, creation of State Department of Transportation, and pending state legislation.
 

5. AGENCY POSITION PAPERS. 1967-68. F3842:15.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Memos sent, position papers received from departments related to miscellaneous pending legislation.
 

6. SPEECHES, ARTICLES, PRESS RELEASES. 1967-69, 1972. F3842:16-18.

Physical Description: (3ff).

Scope and Content Note

Copies of Secretaries and Agency officials' speeches, Agency and Governor's press releases, statements for legislative hearings. Subjects include: criticism of federal Department of Transportation's highway finance and construction policies; Agency reorganization and achievements; National Transportation Study.
 

7. ASSISTANT SECRETARY'S INTRA-AGENCY CORRESPONDENCE. 1972. F3842:19.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

8. GOVERNOR'S OFFICE CORRESPONDENCE. 1967-70, 1972. F3842:20-21.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning miscellaneous subjects, including administrative procedures, federal grants-in-aid, implementation of legislative resolutions and status of pending legislation, appointments, Agency's differences with Finance Department on highway funding, federal-state relations, four-day work week, affirmative action.
 

9. GOVERNOR'S REFERRAL CORRESPONDENCE. 1967-68. F3842:22-24.

Physical Description: (3ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning citizen advice and criticism of Reagan Administration policies in business and transportation fields. Subjects include: Southern Crossing bridge project, gas taxes for mass transit, complaints against C.H.P. arrests.
 

10. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR'S OFFICE CORRESPONDENCE. 1970-72. F3842:25.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning procedures for applying for federal project grant assistance; report on State Office of Planning.
 

Secretary's Subject Files, 1965 (1967) - 1972

 

11. SECRETARY'S SUBJECT FILES SUBSERIES. 1965 (1967)-72. F3842:26-112.

Physical Description: (87ff).

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically thereunder. Single files except where indicated.
Memoranda and letters received, copies of memoranda and letters sent by Secretary's Office, circular letters, memos, and intergovernmental correspondence, reports, fact sheets, statements, policy and position papers, agendas, minutes, copies of legal memoranda and documents, biographical resumes, telegrams, news releases, press clippings, legislative bill analyses, rosters, charts, maps, and other records.
 

A.

 

Affirmative Action (1967) F3842:26.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Article XXVI (1969-70) F3842:27-28.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous correspondence concerning legislation/constitutional amendment to divert Highway Fund to aid mass transit.
 

Appointments and Recommendations (1967-68, 1972) F3842:29.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Re. positions with the Reagan Administration.
 

Automatic Data Processing Materials (1967) F3842:30-31.

Physical Description: (2ff).
 

B.

 

Biography (1969) F3842:32.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Resumes, other records re. Agency officials.
 

Agency Budget (1967) F3842:33.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Boards and Commissions (1972) F3842:34.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Bolsa Chica Bay/Route 1 (1972) F3842:35.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

C.

 

Coastline Miscellaneous Environmental File (1972) F3842:36.

Physical Description: (1ff.)

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by subject, chronologically thereunder, issue memos from Resources Agency.
 

Comprehensive Ocean Area Plan (1971-72), F3842:37.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

D.

 

Departmental Accomplishments and Goals (1969, 1971-72) F3842:38-39.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

Activities reports, Agency's accomplishments.
 

Departmental Legislative Requests (1967) F3842:40.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Reports arranged alphabetically by department name.
 

Disaster Program (1967) F3842:41.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

E.

 

Earthquake Damage (1971) F3842:42.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Damage to highways, February, 1971.
 

Embarcadero Freeway (1965-69) F3842:43.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning controversy over freeway planning and routings in San Francisco, pitting Agency and Governor against Mayor Alioto and City groups.
 

Secretary Luce's End of the Years' Letters (1969) F3842:44.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

brag sheets to businessmen.
 

Environmental Correspondence (1971-72) F3842:45.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Environmental impact report guidelines discussed, criticized.
 

Environmental Policy Report (1972) F3842:46.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Environmental Protection Account (1972) F3842:47.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Concerning Personalized License Plate Program, diverting vehicle taxes to environment projects, Resources/ B. & T.A. cooperation
 

Environmental Protection Program Reports (1972) F3842:48.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Excess Lands (1971-72) F3842:49.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

F.

 

Federal Financing (1968-69) F3842:50.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Highways, relocation.
 

Future Personnel Needs (1968) F3842:51.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

G.

 

Golden Gate Bridge District (1967-68) F3842:52.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Governor's Office/Revenue Sharing (1970-71) F3842:53.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Federal legislation re. revenue sharing.
 

Governor's Policy & Program Conferences Materials (1969)

Scope and Content Note

Arranged in partial chronological and subject order by name of department in the following file units:
  • Policy and Program Conference
  • Draft Issues Papers
  • Issues Resolution
  • Post-Conference Program Memorandum
Files pertain to an administrative review mechanism temporarily set up on recommendation of Finance Director Weinberger to increase departmental economies and efficiency within the Agency Departmental issue papers included, for example, Alcoholic Beverage Control's issue memo: Should the State continue to enforce fair trade prices on liquor? Issue resolution and post-conference memos concerning the status of such specific issue papers, i.e., implementation or further study. (4ff). F3842:54-57.
 

Grievances (1972) F3842:58.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

H.

 

Highway Financing (1966-68) F3842:59.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Highway Planning (1969) F3842:60.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Hornbrook Border Inspection Station (1969) F3842:61.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

I.

 

Impact/Transit Fuel Tax Relief (1968) F3842:62.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Information Systems File (1968) F3842:63.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Inter-governmental Management Conference (1969) F3842:64.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Asilomar meeting.
 

L.

 

Land Use Planning (1971-72) F3842:65.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Legislators' Correspondence File (1972) F3842:66.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous issues and legislators.
 

M.

 

Master Plan of Aviation (1969) F3842:67.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Meetings and Conferences (1972) F3842:68.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Memoranda to all Department Heads (1969) F3842:69.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Includes departmental reports to Agency on programs, activities.
 

Merit Awards and Commendations (1972) F3842:70.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Minarets Summit (1972) F3842:71.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Inter-governmental correspondence concerning Sierra highway environmental controversy. See Minarets Summit, series number 22.
 

Mineral King (1967-72) F2842:73.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence, inter-governmental and environmental controversy over Walt Disney recreation area plan in national forest and park lands in southern Sierras. Business and Transportation Agency involvement, opposition to and support of project among various interest groups.
 

N.

 

No-Fault Insurance (1971-72) F3842:74-75.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

Arranged in partial chronological and subject order. Correspondence concerning different legislative versions of no-fault auto insurance, Agency evaluation of bills, views of Insurance Commissioner and others.
 

P.

 

Personalized License Plates (1972-73) F3842:76.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Personnel and Office Procedures (1968) F3842:77.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Pooled Money Investment Board (1967-70) F3842:78.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Inter-agency debate concerning creating a new board to manage highway fund investments.
 

Public Information Office (1972) F3842:79.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Departmental public relations.
 

Public Records/Bagley File (1967-68) F3842:80.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

No arrangement. Correspondence with Assemblymen concerning proposed legislation on public access to public records.
 

R.

 

Rapid Transit (1967-69) F3842:81-83.

Physical Description: (3ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning such subjects as financing, innovations and experiments (monorail), citizen suggestions/complaints, federal legislation and Dept. of Transportation, Agency participation in rapid transit study group that travelled to eastern cities.
 

Government Reorganization (1966-69) F3842:84-84a.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

High-level cabinet discussion of Governor's plans of 1968 and 1969.
 

Regional Government (1969) F3842:85.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Regulations and Reports (1969) F3842:86.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous, federal transportation policies and funding.
 

Reports on Legislative Requests (1971-72) F3842:87-88.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by name of department, departmental reports pursuant to legislative requests.
 

S.

 

Schedule of Speeches (1968-70) F3842:89.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Delivered by Agency and department heads.
 

Southern California Rapid Transit District (1967-69) F3842:90.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous background materials. See series 65.
 

Smog (1967-69) F3842:91.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning pollution control inventions, tighter emission control standards and related issues.
 

Special Project Officers (1968-69) F3842:92.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

State of the State Message (1968) F3842:93.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Department reports for Governor's message.
 

State Technical Services Program (1968) F3842:94.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

State-Federal Communications (1967) F3842:95.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Concerns California Governor's Conference on Federal-State Relations.
 

Special Funds (1969) F3842:96.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Intra Reagan Administration conflict over Highway Special Fund, other special funds.
 

Storm Damage (1969) F3842:97-98.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

Agency efforts at federal relief after Feb., 1969 storm.
 

T.

 

Task Forces/Miscellaneous (1967-68, 1972) F3842:99-100.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by subject in file #2, efficiency and cost control, traffic safety.
 

Toll Increase (1968) F3842:101.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerns governmental debate over increased Bay Bridge tolls to finance BART's deficits.
 

Traffic Safety (1968-69) F3842:102-104.

Physical Description: (3ff).
 

Traffic Statistics (1969-70) F3842:105.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Transportation and Commerce Committee Hearings (1968-69) F3842:106.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Testimony by Agency Secretary, miscellaneous subjects.
 

Transportation Association of Southern California (1969) F3842:107.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

See series 68.
 

Transportation Studies (1967) F3842:108.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Transportation Board, State (1969) F3842:109.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Secretary's correspondence with businessmen concerning STB enabling legislation, appointments OTP & R legislation.
 

Transportation Employment Project (1967-68) F3842:110.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning federally funded demonstration project designed to test low cost bus service in low income Watts-L.A. area. See series 69.
 

W.

 

Withholding Tax (1968) F3842:111.

Physical Description: (1ff).
 

Work Measurement (1967) F3842:112.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Efficiency study within Dept. of Motor Vehicles.
 

Intra-Agency Departmental Files, 1967 - 1972

Scope and Content Note

These files document the activities of departments, offices and units within the Agency structure. Grouped first as records dealing with units abolished or transferred out of Agency after the Reorganization of 1967-68; grouped second is the bulk of the files in this subgroup, those of departments remaining in the Agencies throughout the period 1967-72; grouped third and last are records of units added to the Agency after 1967-68 but before the terminal date of 1973. Files are arranged in series alphabetically by department/unit name, general correspondence first, subject files (where they exist) second, for each consecutive department, in subsenes. Arranged chronologically within files, except where indicated.
Letters, memoranda received copies of letters, memoranda sent by Secretary's Office and Heads of Departments' offices; Governor's referrals; news releases, press clippings, reports, studies, policy and position papers, copies of contracts, draft legislation, budgets, speeches, articles, programs, copies of legal documents, statistical tables, minutes, telegrams, rosters, maps, and other records.
 

Abolished or Transferred Departmental Files

 

12. OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT SERVICES. 1967-68. F3842:113.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Governor's Office letters concerning establishment, duties of OMS; automatic data processing boards and committees; electronic data processing master plan.
 

13. BOARD OF INVESTMENT. 1968. F3842:114.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Communications between Agency and business regulatory departments concerning insurance for urban core areas, abolition of Board.
 

Continuing Department Files

 

14. DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICS. 1967-70, 1972. F3842:115-125.

Physical Description: 7ff.
 

(1) General correspondence (1967-70, 1972) F3842:115-121.

Physical Description: (7ff).

Scope and Content Note

Concerning department's organization, functions, directors, and staff. FAA federal aid airport plan, over state airport Master Plan, jet noise, citizen complaints, Hughes Tool take-over of Air West, short-take off-and-landing (STOL) airports, trans-Pacific Route case, miscellaneous Agency/Aeronautics positions and views.
 

(2) Subject Files (1967-69) F3842:122-125.

Physical Description: (4ff).

Scope and Content Note

Palmdale Airport; Aerospace Aviation Education; Tri-City Airport: concerns controversy over San Bernardino County Airport.
 

15. DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL. 1967-69, 1972. F3842:126-129.

Physical Description: 4ff.

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence concerning ABC licensing and enforcement activities, and proceedings against violators; praise, criticism of Director Kirby; fairtrade liquor and minimum pricing; specific ABC case investigations/hearings; federal/state conflicts on pricing; bottomless female dancers.
 

16. STATE BANKING DEPARTMENT. 1967-69, 1972. F3842:130-133.

Physical Description: 4ff.

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence concerning regulatory activities of the department and its interest in national and state banking problems. Other subjects include: Superintendent Hall's appointment and role; competition of state banks and savings and loan associations; Hall's interest in maintaining the dual federal/state banking system; investment of state funds in banks, minority business enterprise in California.
 

17. DEPARTMENT OF CORPORATIONS. 1967-69, 1972. F3842:134-137.

Physical Description: 4ff.

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence concerning department duties such as regulating sales of securities to protect both the public and investors. Subjects include: Rhodesian Bonds, department's critical reports on low income credit unions, Commissioner Volk, cases against particular firms, citizen, stockholder, and borrowers' complaints, new consumer credit regulations, regulatory legislation, Governor Reagan views on conglomerates.
 

18. DEPARTMENT OF THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL. 1967-69, 1971-72. F3842:138-150.

Physical Description: 13ff.
 

(1) General correspondence (1967-69, 1971-72) F3842:138-141.

Physical Description: (4ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning CHP duties and activities: law enforcement on state highways. Subjects include: vehicle safety and smog inspection; CHP use on freeways within cities; citizen complaints against CHo; controversy over random vehicle inspection; CHP role in riot supression - Oakland, 1967; school bus defects/recall; traffic accidents; radar electronic, and helicopter surveillance; internal administration, activity reports; CHP and Little Hoover Commission; Commissioner H.W. Sullivan
 

(2) Subject Files F3842:142-150.

Scope and Content Note

Budgets (1967), 1ff; Governor's Referrals (1967-69), 1ff; CHP Referrals (1968-69) - vehicle inspections, complaints against CHP, including controversy over arrest quotas, 1ff; Helicopter Ambulances (1968-69) 1ff; Legislative Requests (1967) 1ff; Miscellaneous Reports (1967-69) - including monthly activities reports received from Commissioner, miscellaneous other studies, 2ff; Personnel Requests (1969) 1ff; CHP Task Force Materials 1967-69 - reports and other materials concerning Task Force on Efficiency and Cost Control, Auditor General's reports on CHP, 1ff.
 

19. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. 1967-72. F3842:151-161.

Physical Description: 11ff.
 

(1) General correspondence (1967-69, 1971-72) F3842:151-155.

Physical Description: 5ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning broad scope of this new department's ( Stats. 1965, ch. 1222) activities: slum housing, rehabilitation, participation in housing conferences and studies, new towns programs, interest in factory-made housing, problems of housing finance, Operation Breakthrough (low-cost housing), migrant services program, state legislation, Bicentennial City project.
 

(2) Subject Files (1967-70) F3842:156-161.

Scope and Content Note

Low Income Housing Task Force (1969), 1ff; New Towns Task Force Study (1968-69) - correspondence concerning Task Force, inter-governmental discussion of new Towns concept, projects, 1ff; New Towns (1968-70) - background memos, papers for cabinet use, national interest in new towns, proposed site in California, 1ff; Project Sandlot (1968-70) 1ff; Relocation Assistance (1967-68), 1ff; Reports (1967-68), 1ff
 

20. DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE. 1967-70, 1972. F3842:162-172.

Physical Description: 11ff.
 

(1) General correspondence (1967-69, 1972) F3842:162-165.

Physical Description: (4ff).

Scope and Content Note

File #2 in overlapping chronological order. Correspondence relating to duties and operations of the department such as handling, investigation, and reply to citizen complaints against insurance companies - cancellation of policies, fraud, deceptive advertising; roles of Commissioners Roddis and Barger; insurance problems in riot-torn cities; departmental hearings and decisions on miscellaneous cases.
 

(2) Subject Files (1967-70) F3842:166-172.

Scope and Content Note

Caduceus-Casualty Insurance Companies (1969-70) 1ff; Legislation (1967) 1ff; Miscellaneous (1968-70) 1ff; Regulations (1967) 1ff; Reports (1967-68); Statewide Employees Insurance Plans (1967-68) 1ff; Statewide Insurance Study Task Force (1967) 1ff. (7ff).
 

21. DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES. 1967-69, 1971-72. F3842:173-181.

Physical Description: 9ff.
 

(1) General correspondence (1967-69, 1972) F3842:173-176.

Physical Description: (4ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning DMV duties and activities. Subjects include: citizen complaints, inquiries about accident reports, suspension of licenses, cancellation of auto insurance; DMV public relations, regulation of auto dealers, administrative organization, and AMIS automatic data computers.
 

(2) Subject Files (1967-69, 1971-72) F3842:177-181.

Scope and Content Note

Budgets (1967) 1ff; Miscellaneous (1966-69) 1ff; Legislative File (1967) 1ff; Referrals (1968-69) - letters from general public concerning miscellaneous motor vehicle issues, referred from Governor's Office (2ff). 5ff.
 

22. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS. 1959 (1967) - 1970, 1972. F3842:182-231.

Physical Description: 50ff.
 

(1) General correspondence (1964-69, 1972) F3842:182-195.

Physical Description: (14ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning DPW duties and activities, especially highways. Subjects include: federal aid, DPW opinions about federal transportation officials, financing freeways, controversial state highway projects such as Junipero Serra Freeway encroachment on reservoirs; night-of-way disputes; BART; Highway Commission; beautification; hiring freezes and inefficiency in Division of Highways; accidents; Embarcadero Freeway dispute and maintaining Highway Fund vs. gas tax diversion; DPW differences with environmentalists, coordination with Resources Agency; employment of economically disadvantaged; demonstration projects and technology such as triple trailer trucks; activities reports and position papers; correspondents include citizens, legislators, highway lobby groups, local officials.
 

(2) Subject Files (1959-71) F3842:196-231.

Scope and Content Note

Anti-Inflation Highway Construction Deferral (1969) 1ff; Auburn Dam/Route #49 Relocation (1968) 1ff; BART Special Session (1967-69) 1ff; Budgets, Out-of-State Travel (1967-69) 1ff; California Highway Commission (1968) 1ff; Century Freeway (1967-69) - replacement housing 1ff; Crystal Springs (1968) - correspondence concerning controversy over routing Interstate 280 (Junipero Serra Freeway) around San Mateo County Reservoir 1ff; Circular Memoranda (1959-68) 1ff; Federal Aid/ Highway Financing (1967) 1ff; Federal Rules & Regulations (1908) 1ff; Governor's Highway Program (1967) 1ff; Highway Trust Fund (1967-68) - controversy over California's share of federal funds, miscellaneous other federal/state highways issues 1ff; Information Memos (1968) 1ff; Information File/Governor's Survey on Efficiency and Cost Control (1967-68) - status reports on DPW compliance with Survey's recommendations 1ff; Joint Highways-Resources Committee (1967-69) - see also series 35 (13) 1ff; Minaret Summit (1968-69) - correspondence concerning federal/state plan for highway through Sierra wilderness area. See also series 11, Minarets Summit 1ff; Mineral King (1966-69) - environmental controversy over state access highway and Disney recreational development plan. Agency/DPW views 2ff; Oceanside/Interstate 5 (1969-70) - concerning slaughter alley, I-5, between L.A. and San Diego 1ff; Personnel (1968) 1ff; Referral Letters (1969) - miscellaneous issues 2ff; Refugio Beach State Park Highway Bridge (1969) 1ff; Relocation (1968) 1ff; Route 395 - Balboa Park (1968-69) 1ff; Santa Monica (Pacific Coast Highway) 1969-70 1ff; San Diego-Coronado Bridge Files (1966-69) - general correspondence (1967-69) concerning state, Agency, federal and local positions and opinions on bridge project. Question of bridge impact on ferry service 4ff; Governor's Referrals (1967) - citizen opposition to project, miscellaneous 1ff; HUD Grant Support Letters File (1967-68) 1ff; Southern Crossing (1968-71) - bridge design, intergovernmental debate, support and opposition, and apparent defeat of project 4ff. 36ff.
 

23. CALIFORNIA TOLL BRIDGE AUTHORITY RECORDS. 1966-69. F3842:232-236.

Physical Description: 5ff.

Scope and Content Note

CTBA ( Stats. 1929, ch. 763) was empowered to direct the Department of Public Works to construct and acquire toll bridges tubes, and other toll highway crossings. It also was authorized to finance bridge construction through the issue of revenue bonds in its name payable from eventual bridge revenues. The Governor, DPW Director, and Business and Transportation Agency Secretary were members of CTBA.
 

(1) General Correspondence (1968-69) F3842:232-233.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

Concerning CTBA meetings, responsibilities and such issues as fixing toll rates and bond issues. Subjects also include one-way tolls, possible renaming of bridge for Martin Luther King 4/68.
 

(2) Subject Files (1966-69) F3842:234-236.

Scope and Content Note

Books of Legal Exhibits (1966) 1ff; Legal File (1966) - miscellaneous court cases involving San Diego-Coronado Bridge project 1ff; One-Way Tolls (1967-69) - See Toll Bridge Record Group-1ff. 3ff.
 

24. DEPARTMENT OF REAL ESTATE. 1967-69, 1972. F3842:237-241.

Physical Description: 5ff.
 

(1) General Correspondence (1967-69, 1972) F3842:237-240.

Physical Description: (4ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning department's regulatory duties as overseer of real estate brokers and salesmen, including investigation of complaints, licensing actions, issuance of regulations, department administrative decisions and orders.
 

(2) Subjects Files (1967-68) F3842:241.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Reports (1967-68).
 

25. DEPARTMENT OF SAVINGS AND LOAN. 1966-68, 1972. F3842:242-244.

Physical Description: 4ff.
 

(1) General correspondence (1967-68, 1972) F3842:242-243.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning resolution of appeals to the Savings and Loan Dept. against savings and loan associations and holding companies by aggrieved individuals and/or firms; discussion of troubled S. & L. companies; industry praise for Commissioner P. Martin; miscellaneous S. & L. Dept. decisions and regulations
 

(2) Subject Files (1966-68) F3842:244.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Budgets and Reports (1966-67).
 

New Departments/Units Files

 

26. OFFICE OF TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AND RESEARCH. 1969. F3842:245-246.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

(1) General correspondence (1969) F3842:245.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Concerns formation, funding of new office, miscellaneous federal and regional mass transit problems and agencies, mass transit technologies and systems funding and other subjects.
 

(2) Subject Files 1969: Legislation (1969) F3842:246.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Background data on funding and functions of office.
 

27. OFFICE OF TRAFFIC SAFETY. (1970)-1972. F3842:247.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence concerning OTS establishment, goals, and objectives.
 

28. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. 1972. F3842:248.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence concerning establishment of new state DOT in 1972, including Agency support of enabling legislation, AB 69.
 

Other Agencies and Departments Files, 1967-72

Scope and Content Note

Files concern Business and Transportation Agency communications and coordination with other state agencies and departments outside its own structure.
Memoranda and letters received, copies of letters, memoranda sent by Secretary's Office; intergovernmental and circular memoranda; reports, news releases, press clippings, minutes, notes, speeches, transcripts of hearings and orders, position papers, legislative bill analyses, and other records.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically, chronologically thereunder.
 

29. AGRICULTURE AND SERVICES AGENCY. 1968-69, 1971-72. F3842:249-250.

Physical Description: 2ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between Business and Transportation Agency and Agriculture and Services over routine matters and such areas of common concern as CHP retirement policies, agricultural inspection stations, improving state's economy.
 

30. AIR RESOURCES BOARD/RIVERSIDE STUDY. 1972. F3842:251.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Riverside County smog problem; Agency/DPW involvement in ARB's auto emissions control study.
 

31. DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE. 1967-72. F3842:252-253.

Physical Description: 2ff.

Scope and Content Note

Budgets and related subjects.
 

32. HEALTH AND WELFARE/HUMAN RELATIONS AGENCIES. 1967-69. F3842:254.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous Correspondence.
 

33. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION. 1967-68. F3842:255-256.

Physical Description: 2ff.

Scope and Content Note

Agency's background file concerning PUC subjects: criticism of PUC waste; referral correspondence concerning specific PUC case hearings.
 

34. RESOURCES AGENCY. 1967-69, 1972. F3842:257-258.

Physical Description: 2ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning coordination and frequent cooperation on various environmental issues affecting the two agencies; materials forwarded for Business and Transportation Agency's advice and/or information. Subjects include: Tahoe planning, environmental funds, air pollution control.
 

Commissions, Committees, Conferences, Councils, & Task Force Files 1963 (1967) - 1972

Scope and Content Note

Files here concern Business and Transportation Agency's active involvement or routine coordination with both permanent and ad hoc governmental bodies concerned with transportation, environmental, and other problem areas.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically in subseries, chronologically thereunder, except where indicated.
 

35. COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, CONFERENCES, COUNCILS, AND TASK FORCES SUBSERIES. 1963 (1967) - 1972. F3842:259-288.

Physical Description: 30ff.

Scope and Content Note

Letters and memoranda received, sent by Secretary's Office, including copies of circular memoranda and letters; agendas, minutes, membership lists, reports, press releases, press clippings, articles, organization charts, legislative bills, position papers, guidelines, speeches, teletype messages, tables, financial statements.
 

(1) Auto Accident Study Commission (1968) F3842:259.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence with this citizens' commission that Secretary Luce helped to organize. Discussion of means of compensating victims of auto accidents.
 

(2) Bay Area Transportation Study Commission (1963-66) F3842:260.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Background materials concerning BATSC's formation.
 

(3) Electronic Data Processing Policy Committee (1968) F3842:261.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Agency involvement on cabinet-level committee; its own office of Management Services recommended EDP plans for review by this Committee.
 

(4) Environmental Policy Committee (1970-71) F3842:262.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Business and Transportation Agency participation on inter-agency committee concerned with drafting California environmental impact quidelines; B. & TA departmental reports on environmental effects of their activities; coastal conservation problems.
 

(5) Environmental Quality Study Council (1971-72) F3842:263.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence received from EQSC concerning government organizational efforts in environmental field, specific problems such as air quality, etc.; B. & TA was represented on EQSC.
 

(6) Governor's Conference on Traffic Safety (1968) F3842:264.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Agency correspondence with California Traffic Safety Foundation concerning annual conference; teenage drivers' safety.
 

(7) Governor's Labor-Management Task Force (1970-71) F3842:265.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence including transcript of task force meeting concerning Agency's active role on task force formed to counter unemployment in highways and other construction fields.
 

(8) Governor's Survey (later, Task Force) on Efficiency and Cost Control Materials (1967-69) F3842:266-276.

Scope and Content Note

The task force was created in 1967 to study executive branch operations and recommend reforms and economies. Essentially, it received departmental reports on the status of its recommendations concerning that department (implemented, studies, or rejected). Implementation data for the Agency as a whole placed first, with departmental implementation data following. Heavily sampled.
 

Implementation data for agency (1968). F3842:266.

 

Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (1967-68). F3842:267.

 

Department of Aeronautics (1967-68). F3842:268.

 

Department of Banking (1969). F3842:269.

 

Department of Corporations (1967-68). F3842:270.

 

Department of the C.H.P. (1967-69). F3842:271.

 

Department of Investment (1967) F3842:272.

Scope and Content Note

Includes implementation by various business regulatory departments.
 

Department of Insurance (1967-69). F3842:273.

 

Department of Motor Vehicles (1968-69). F3842:274.

 

Department of Public Works (1967). F3842:275.

 

Department of Real Estate and Savings & Loan (1968). F3842:276.

 

(9) Governor's Task Force on Transportation (1967-69) F3842:277-279.

Physical Description: (3ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning blue-ribbon task force created in 1967 to promote a coordinated transportation system for California, and a new organizational structure for achieving this objective. The state Transportation Board and Office of Transportation Planning and Research resulted from the recommendations of this task force, task force membership, activities and draft reports, and public requests for report.
 

(10) Home Building and Construction Industry Task Force (1967) F3842:280.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning Agency, Housing and Community Development, Banking and S & L Departments' involvement with revitalizing construction industry.
 

(11) Insurance Evaluation Committee (1967-69) F3842:281.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence concerning state employees' insurance programs and a proposed insurance review committee.
 

(12) Little Hoover Commission (1965-69) F3842:282.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning commission's activities to reorganize various units of state government, including Transportation Agency; Agency participation in key LHC meeting of 1/12/68.
 

(13) Joint Resources - B & TA Committee (1967, 1970-72) F3842:283-284.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous correspondence between Resources Agency and B & TA concerning environmental effects of highway routing, airport siting, etc., and specific environmental controversies, like Minarets Summit road; Joint Resources - B & TA Committee was an expanded, reorganized version of earlier Highways-Resources Committee.
See Highways-Resources Committee, other agencies & departments files.
 

(14) National Governor's Conferences (1968-69) F3842:285-286.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

Overlapping file units; background materials and miscellaneous correspondence concerning agency contact with N.G.C. officials, preparation and attendance at meetings, and specific agency-related issues - highway financing and safety, and state banking, that might arise at 1968 and 1969 conferences.
 

(15) Statewide Information Policy Committee (1969) F3842:287.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Background materials, correspondence received by Agency concerning Assembly committee studying misuse of data banks for criminal purposes or invasion of privacy; DMV vehicle registration data at issue.
 

(16) Western Governor's Conferences (1968-69) F3842:288.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, background materials such as position papers concerning Reagan/Agency preparation in 1968, 1969 conferences; Reagan chaired the 1969 WGC's Transportation Committee.
 

Records of the Office of Transportation Planning and Research, 1969-1972

Scope and Content Note

The Office of Transportation Planning and Research (OTP&R) was established de facto by executive action in early 1969 under a Transportation Planning Coordinator. In 1970, legislation ( Stats. 1970, ch. 1551) confirmed its existence and spelled out its functions. The Coordinator now became the Chief of this unit. OTP&R was the principle staff agency for statewide transportation planning and research, serving the State Transportation Board, the Business and Transportation Agency, and the Legislature. OTP&R encouraged balanced, or multimodal, transportation; coordinated planning and research with federal, state, and regional agencies, and pursued research and demonstration projects. OTP&R records are arranged as follows: general correspondence first, all other files in alphabetical order, second. Chronological order within files, except where noted. Records include: letters, and memoranda received, copies of letters and memoranda sent by Agency Secretary's and OTP&R's office newsletters, press clippings, articles, rosters, membership lists, agreements, reports, studies, agendas, minutes, working papers, policy statements, tables, charts, maps, budgets, speeches, resolutions, brochures, applications, telegrams and teletype messages, and other records.
 

36. GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE, 1969-71. F3842:289-294.

Physical Description: 5ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, referred by Governor's office, Agency Secretary, to OTP&R head for reply; replies of OTP&R head; intergovernmental correspondence; subjects include: citizen suggestions, and opinions concerning California transportation problems such as air pollution traffic congestion, urban mass transit, engineers & businessmen's suggestions, OTP&R, history, legislation, and accomplishments; federal/state regional transportation relationships, flexible mass transit ideas; rapid transit financing; speaking engagements, attendance at conferences; requests for information about California transportation policies; correspondence with state legislators, federal, regional, and local transportation officials; specific transportation innovations discussed include: monorail, exclusive or preferred lanes for buses, air cushioned vehicles, car pooling; S.F. Bay cable ferry system; legislation to split OTP&R from B&TA, 1971.
 

37. ASSOCIATION OF BAY AREA GOVERNMENTS (ABAG) FILES. 1969-72. F3842:295-299.

Physical Description: 5ff.
 

(1) ABAG/General Correspondence (1969-71) F3482:295.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between ABAG, B&TA, and OTP&R concerning State/regional planning coordination; regional transportation planning committee; ABAG by-laws; proposals for federal grant money for demonstration projects.
 

(2) ABAG/San Francisco Problems (1969) F3842:296.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between ABAG officials, B&TA Secretary, and OTP&R head concerning joint regional transportation planning; ABAG meetings; Reagan Administtation conflict with Alioto over highway corridors through S.F.
 

(3) ABAG/Regional Transportation Planning Committee (1970-71) F3842:297.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

ABAG's transportation planning arm included the head of OTP&R as a member; discussion of RTPC membership, S.F. highway corridor problems.
See Series 54 below, Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
 

(4) ABAG/Regional Airports Systems Study (1969-72) F3842:298-299.

Physical Description: (2ff)

Scope and Content Note

OTP&R head received correspondence from the RASS Committee, of which he was a member; subjects include: RASS Committee meetings, activities, problems of airport/aviation planning. Such as growth, land use, noise, congestion.
 

38. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS FILE. 1963-69. F3842:300.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Background, professional papers and correspondence of Charles G. Beer' as an active ASCE member while he served as DPW's Urban Planning department head. Subjects include national highway study.
 

39. ANTELOPE VALLEY TRANSPORTATION STUDY COMMITTEE. 1969-72. F3842:301.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

OTP&R liason with a study committee on the greater Los Angeles Area.
 

40. BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT DISTRICT. 1969-71. F3842:302.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between BART management, agency, and OTP&R, including Governor's referrals, concerning BART financing, possible extension to suburbs, citizen criticisms of BART, and engineering aspects.
 

41. COASTAL PLANNING MATERIALS. 1969-1972. F3842:303-305.

Physical Description: 3ff.

Scope and Content Note

OTP&R maintained program coordination and liason with newly created intergovernmental agencies in the coastal and ocean conservation and planning field.
 

(1) Advisory Commission on Marine and Coastal Resources (1969-71) F3842:303.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, mostly incoming materials, concerning CMC studies, activities. Subjects include: CMC meetings, coastal planning and legislation.
 

(2) Comprehensive Ocean Area Plan (1970-72) F3842:304.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

The Interagency Council on Ocean Resources (ICOR) along with CMC, was empowered to prepare a comprehensive coastal conservation and development plan. Correspondence, mostly incoming, concern COAP goals, and studies, ICOR efforts to receive input from B&TA's departments.
 

(3) Interagency Council on Ocean Resources (1968-69, 71) F3842:305.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, including incoming materials from ICOR received by OTP&R and DPW officials relative to their participation in ICOR's activities; subjects include: ICOR meetings and programs, coastal zoning and land use planning.
 

42. COUNCIL ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS. 1963 (1969) - 1972. F3842:306-307.

Physical Description: 2ff.

Scope and Content Note

Council in Intergovernmental Relations ( Stats. 1969, ch. 138) was an intergovernmental agency concerned with coordinating regional planning at the state level. In 1969, CIR succeeded to the powers and duties of the Coordinating Council on Urban Policy (Stats. 1963, ch. 1809), renamed the Intergovernmental Council on Urban Growth in 1965. OTP&R was represented on CIR.
Correspondence, heavily sampled, concerning CIR and predecessors activities; local planning commissions; HUD 701 local assistance planning grants approved by CIR; revenue sharing and allocation of public service responsibilities between different levels of government; CIR miscellaneous progress reports, and studies.
 

43. DEPARTMENTAL FILES. 1969-71. F3842:308-309.

Physical Description: 2ff.

Scope and Content Note

Files #1 and #2 arranged by subject, chronologically thereunder.
 

(1) Department of Aeronautics/Program Coordination (1969-71) F3842:308.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning OTP&R's program coordination with Aeronautics' planning activities. Subjects include: regional air transport compacts; aviation planning coordination between federal, regional, and state agencies; environment effects of airport locations.
 

(2) Department of Public Works (1970-71) F3842:309.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

OTP&R coordination with DPW's own internal planning units; coordination of highways with other transport planning; DPW rebuttal to Helen Leavitt book, Superhighway-Superhoax; Highway Users - Federation, a lobbying group, and other subjects.
 

44. EMERGENCY ECONOMIC COMMITTEE. 1970-71. F3842:310.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Interagency cabinet-level committee created to coordinate and manage 1971 impact of national railroad strike.
 

45. ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY STUDY COUNCIL. 1969-72. F3842:311-313.

Physical Description: 3ff.

Scope and Content Note

EQSC ( Stats. 1968, ch. 1380) was an intergovernmental watchdog agency empowered to study and identify major environmental quality problems, hold public hearings, and develop long range goals and recommendations for environmental improvement. It succeeded the pre-1968 Environmental Quality Control Council. OTP&R was represented on the ESQC.
Correspondence heavily sampled, concerning ESQC activities; notes on ESQC meetings; circulars on specific environmental issues, proposed or passed legislation; issues considered by EQSC included air pollution; power plant siting; coastal legislation; land use; and environmental impact report guidelines; discussion of final report; future status of EQSC.
 

46. FEDERAL LEGISLATION. 1969. F3842:314.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged by subject, usually legislative bill number, chronologically thereunder.
Report sheet on status of federal transportation legislation; National Transportation Act of 1969.
 

47. FLEXIBLE MASS TRANSPORTATION. 1967-71. F3842:315-316.

Physical Description: 2ff.

Scope and Content Note

File #2 is arranged by subject and chronologically thereunder.
Correspondence concerning Agency-Southern California Rapid Transit District application for federal grant to study the feasibility of flexible as opposed to fixed rail, transit in the Los Angeles area, including the use of buses with priority freeway lanes. Subjects include: Senate Concurrent Resolution 67, authorizing legislation for the project; San Diegos unsuccessful bid for grant.
See San Bernardino Freeway-Busway Coordinating Committee, series 60 below.
 

48. FEDERAL DEPARTMENTS FILES. 1966, 1969-72. F3842:317.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged by name of department, chronologically thereunder.
 

(1) Department of Housing & Urban Development (1970-71)

Scope and Content Note

Concerns HUD Act, 1970, and its significance for California.
 

(2) Department of Transportation (1969-72)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning liason between OTP&R and U.S. DOT officials, coordination with DOT programs involving federal grant assistance, transportation planning and demonstration projects; OTP&R contact and grant applications to DOT's Urban Mass Transportation Administration.
 

49. GOVERNOR'S TASK FORCE ON TRANSPORTATION. 1965-69. F3842:318.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Background data on 1967-68 Task Force, as well as earlier transportation studies; correspondence concerning Task Force report.
 

50. GOVERNOR'S REFERRALS. 1970-73. F3842:319.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence referred to OTP&R letters of reply. Miscellaneous inquiries concerning transportation, especially mass transit.
 

51. HIGH SPEED GROUND TRANSPORTATION. 1965, 1969. F3842:320.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning experiments and proposed demonstration of high speed vehicles, especially trains, discussed with federal officials.
 

52. INTERDPEARTMENTAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNING COMMITTEE. 1971. F3842:321.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

OTP&R participation on committee; miscellaneous other materials.
 

53. STATE LEGISLATION AND LEGISLATIVE REQUESTS FILES. 1968-1972. F3842:322-326.

Physical Description: 5ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged in the following subseries, and chronologically and/or by subject thereunder.
 

(1) Legislation/Assembly Transportation and Commerce Committee (1968-1972) F3842: 322.

Scope and Content Note

Testimony and correspondence concerning committee hearings; Agency, OTP&R and DPW views of regional transport, highway users, tax and other legislation.
 

(2) Legislation/Senate Committees (1970). F3842:323.

 

(3) Legislation and Legislative Requests - General (1970-71) F3842:324.

Scope and Content Note

OTP&R analysis of various transportation bills.
 

(4) Legislative Bill Files (1969-70) F3842:325-326.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by legislative bill number, chronologically thereunder. Miscellaneous correspondence, including bill analyses, indicating Agency/OTP&R/DPW positions on various legislation.
 

54. METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION. 1969-73. F3842:327.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

MTC ( Stats. 1971, ch. 891) succeeded to the transportation planning responsibilities of ABAG's Regional Transportation Planning Committee, having as its main duty the preparation of a Bay Area general transportation plan.
Correspondence between MTC's secretary and the Agency Secretary and OTP&R head concerning formation, meetings, and planning activities of MTC. Subjects include: BART financing and extension; federal aid to planning, draft regional transport plan, 1973.
 

55. NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN STUDY. 1969. F3842:328.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between Urban Planning Department, Division of Highways and OTP&R concerning highways classification study which Urban Planning coordinated on behalf of state.
 

56. OTP&R MISCELLANEOUS FILES. 1969-1973. F3842:329.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject, and chronologically thereunder in the following subseries:
 

(1) Monthly Activities Reports (1969-71).

 

(2) Personnel and Training (1969-73).

 

(3) Policy Planning Data (1969).

 

(4) Program Coordination/General (1969).

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by subject, chronologically thereunder. OTP&R coordination and liason with various planning studies.
 

(5) Research and Development File (1969)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning miscellaneous subjects, including a priority list of Agency - backed transportation projects, innovative mass transportation vehicles systems.
 

57. PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM. 1971-72. F3842:330.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning federally funded reemployment program for displaced aerospace engineers; activities reports of hired PEP workers and their projected state transportation fact book and guide.
 

58. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT ACT. 1969. F3842:331.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence including AGency/OTP&R bill analyses, concerns AB 2136 (Lanterman), authorizing Southern California Rapid Transit District (SCRTD) to levy a temporary sales tax.
 

59. REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNING COMMITTEE. 1969. F3842:332.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerns ABAG's Joint Transportation Planning Committee, renamed Regional Transportation Planning Committee in late 1969 and, OTP&R liason with it.
See series 54 above.
 

60. SAN BERNARDINO FREEWAY - BUSWAY TRANSIT COORDINATING COMMITTEE. 1969-71. F3842:333-336.

Physical Description: 4ff.

Scope and Content Note

File #1 arranged by subject, and chronologically thereunder.
General correspondence concerning intergovernmental committee, headed by OTP&R chief, that received federal aid for an experimental busway project paralleling the S.B. freeway between El Monte and Los Angeles. Subjects include: committee meetings, technical aspects of project planning, contacts with federal and Southern California Rapid Transit District (SCRTD) officials, including SCRTD's final application for grant.
 

61. SAN DIEGO COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING ORGANIZATION. 1969-72. F3842:337-339.

Physical Description: 3ff.

Scope and Content Note

File #1 is arranged by subject, and chronologically thereunder. General correspondence, heavily sampled, concerning a regional planning agency on which OTP&R was represented. Subjects include: activities of CPO's numerous subcommittees, preliminary planning studies.
 

62. SAN DIEGO URBAN TRANSPORTATION. 1969. F3842:340.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning Agency Secretary Luce's and Transportation Coordinator Beer's interest in promoting monorail mass transit in Secretary's home city.
 

63. SAN FRANCISCO TRANSPORTATION. 1969-72. F3842:341.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence concerning miscellaneous S.F. transportation problems, including state-city conflict over freeways.
 

64. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS MATERIALS. 1969-72. F3842:342-345.

Physical Description: 4ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged in the following subseries. File #1 arranged by subject, and chronologically thereunder.
 

(1) General correspondence (1970-72) F3842:342-343.

Scope and Content Note

Concerns OTP&R coordination with SCAG and its numerous committees, councils, etc.; subjects include: SCAG by-laws, SCAG-B&TA agreements, miscellaneous federal funding, state legislation.
 

(2) SCAG-TASC Reports (1969). F3842:344.

 

(3) SCAG-SCRTD Technical Study Grant (1970-71) F3842:345.

Scope and Content Note

Transit improvement study grant proposal made to federal government.
 

65. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA RAPID TRANSIT DISTRICT. 1969-7-. F3842:346.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence between SCRTD management and Agency/OTP&R concerning program coordination. SCRTD financing, citizen complaints and views of SCRTD, and related subjects.
 

66. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TRANSPORTATION STUDY COMMISSION. 1969. F3842:347.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Concerns AB 1298, passed by Legislature, establishing this commission; Agency/OTP&R discussion of bill, commission membership.
 

67. STEAM BUS DEMONSTRATION PROJECT. 1969. F3842:348.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

State Assembly sponsorship of an experimental steam bus, coordinated with OTP&R; diagrams of bus.
 

68. TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. 1969-70. F3842:349.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, mainly incoming materials, received by Agency and OTP&R as members of TASC's executive board. Subjects include: transportation studies and future scenarios, reorganization of its planning structure, and miscellaneous matters.
 

69. TRANSPORTATION EMPLOYMENT PROJECT MATERIALS. 1965-69. F3842:350-361.

Physical Description: 13ff.

Scope and Content Note

T.E.P. was a mass transit demonstration and study project in the Watts-L.A. area funded by HUD under the Urban Mass Transportation Act (1964). It planned improvements in bus services for minority low-income residents and a study of the relationship between transportation availability and employment opportunities. OTP&R supervised the project with Charles G. Beer; head of DPW Urban Planning and later of OTP&R, in general charge. William F. Hibbard of OTP&R was project director in Los Angeles.
 

(1) General correspondence (1965-69) F3842:350-357.

Physical Description: (8ff).

Scope and Content Note

File #1 arranged by subject and chronologically thereunder. Correspondence of Project Director Hibbard, other intergovernmental communications, concerning project. Subjects include: McCone Commission Report on Watts riots, discussion of TEP's study and demonstration project elements coordination with federal, state, regional, and local agencies, including minority community officials, experimental bus lines and problems with bus drivers' unions; miscellaneous TEP planning problems; critical discussion of whether poor transportation services as key variable in ghetto poverty.
 

(2) TEP-East Los Angeles Service Center (1968-69) F3842:358.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Discussion, action to establish shuttle bus service to a community center.
 

(3) Progress Reports (1966-70) F3842:359-361.

Physical Description: (3ff).

Scope and Content Note

Quarterly reports, numbers 1-14.
 

70. TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM EVALUATION PROJECT MATERIALS. 1970-73. F3842:362-364.

Physical Description: 2ff.

Scope and Content Note

TSEP was an intergovernmental study with OTP&R personnel acting as project directors in cooperation with the State Office of Planning. The study aimed at developing a policy and organizational structure for assigning transportation planning responsibilities within state government. Its most important goal was to develop a systematic resource allocation procedure to evaluate alternative urban transportation systems. The TSEP final report influenced the creation of the Department of Transportation in 1972.

Arrangement

Arranged in the following subseries:
 

(1) General correspondence (1970-73) F3842:362-363.

Physical Description: (2ff).

Scope and Content Note

Agency liason with various TSEP committees, the drafting of a report, miscellaneous working papers concerning California's transportation policy and organization and various inter-agency agreements.
 

(2) Reports (1970-71) F3842:364.

Physical Description: (1ff).

Scope and Content Note

Studies prepared for Agency and OTP&R by outside consultants; procedural guide to be used as a planning tool by regional transportation planning districts.