(a) It is the intention of the Legislature that the federal government, the state, and local agencies in the region will participate in support of the commission. The Legislature further intends that financial support of the activities of the commission will be made available from federal, state, and local sources normally available for transportation and general planning purposes in the region.
(b) The commission and the Transportation Agency shall negotiate contracts or agreements whereby federal-aid highway funds available for planning, and the necessary state matching funds from the State Highway Account in the State Transportation Fund,
may be made available for support of the activities of the commission insofar as they relate to highway, road, and street planning for the region.
(c) The commission shall also negotiate, either directly or through the Office of Planning and Research or other appropriate agency, with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for grants or contributions of federal funds which may be available to support the study and planning activities of the commission.
(d) The commission shall negotiate equitable agreements with the City and County of San Francisco, and other counties and cities within the region, the Association of Bay Area Governments, the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District, the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, and the Golden Gate Bridge,
Highway and Transportation District for the contribution of funds or services for the general support of the activities of the commission and for required matching of federal funds as may be made available. Any county, city and county, or city may use its apportionments from the Motor Vehicle License Fee Account in the Transportation Tax Fund for these purposes.