SECTION 1. There shall be a special commission established on transportation and transit improvements. The commission shall examine current transportation and infrastructure in ward 6 and ward 7 of the city of Boston. The commission shall recommend priorities for transportation improvement projects from funding allocated in line item 6622-1383 of chapter 79, acts of 2014 and shall report its findings, to the senate and house committees on ways and means no later than June 1, 2016.
SECTION 2: Line item 6622-1382 of chapter 70 of the acts of 2014 is hereby amended by striking out the following language: "taking into consideration the recommendations of the 2014 South Boston Waterfront Transportation Plan".
SECTION 3. The commission shall consist of ten members: the senator from the first Suffolk district; the representative from the fourth Suffolk district; one member from the Boston Transportation Department appointed by the mayor of Boston; the Boston city councilor from district two; one Boston city councilor elected at-large and appointed by the city council president; two members appointed by the secretary of the department of transportation, one from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and one from the Massachusetts Highway Department; the executive director of the Massachusetts Port Authority; the executive director of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority; and the Seaport TMA.
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