January 2019 Meeting

NEXT WGNA & UNSCC MEETING
—  Caltrain Modernization Program" or "CalMod"

Wednesday 09 January 2019

 

NEXT WGNA MEETING on the Caltrain Modernization Program" or "CalMod", including its electrification and system upgrades. This meeting is sponsored by UNSCC-United Neighborhoods of Santa Clara County.
 
DATE & TIME: Wednesday 09 January 2019 at 7:00 PM.
 
LOCATION: Gardner Community Center,
520 W. Virginia Street, San Jose, CA 95125
(Two blocks from Bird Avenue)
 
United Neighborhoods is sponsoring - CalTrain San Jose Electrification’s first public meeting where Caltrain representatives will answer questions about how this affects your neighborhood, homes, and businesses.
 
We expect a large audience since blended Caltrain - High-Speed Rail system specific details are still being incomplete.
 
They will discuss Overview, Plans and Construction Timelines for 880 - Diridon, Diridon - Tamien and Monterey Road Sections, which potentially will have the greatest impact on San Jose neighborhoods.
 
Please submit your concise detailed questions to ViceChair@unscc.org by 6 PM on Sunday, Jan 6, 2019. We will forward a summary of all submitted questions to CalTrain on Monday morning, so they can be well prepared to answer your submitted questions.
 
You can submit questions at the meeting but questions submitted at public meetings many times are not fully answered since the presenter did not anticipate your questions or have an appropriate public answer.
 
What Affects One Neighborhood Affects Us All.
 
#SanJoseCA #WillowGlen #CalTrain #UNSCC #WGNAsj

Note that WGNA meetings typically occur on the second Thursday of the month.  This meeting occurs on Wednesday.

SEE THE AGENDA OF RECEIVED QUESTIONS from the public (as of Tuesday 08 January 2019): click here.

For a review or download of the WGNA Board Meeting Agenda, please see the dedicated page at http://www.wgna.net/meeting_agendas

 

View important presentations from our monthly Board & Membership Meetings online.  

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WGNA is currently working with past guest speakers to retain these documents, whereas they will be posted as soon as they become available.  Please visit our "Presentations" page to find new material.  Also, please consider that some speakers may choose not to share their presentations for reasons of copyright, or other matters.


2019, January 09

Subject: Caltrain Modernization Program" or "CalMod"

Speaker: Brent Tietjen, Caltrain representative; and Greg Parks, Katz & Associates (a communications firm/consultant)

Sponsor: UNSCC-United Neighborhoods of Santa Clara County

Guest speaker's website: caltrain.com > Projects & Plans > Caltrain Modernization

Guest speaker's email: tietjenb@samtrans.com

Summary: The topic was on the Caltrain Modernization Program or "CalMod", including its electrification and system upgrades. This was CalTrain San Jose Electrification’s first public meeting where Caltrain representatives answered questions about how this affects our neighborhood, homes, and businesses.

Guest speakers gave an overview, including plans and construction timelines for Interstate 880-Diridon, Diridon-Tamien, and the Monterey Road sections, which potentially will have the greatest impact on San Jose neighborhoods.

Participants were asked to submit concise detailed questions by email prior to the date of the presentation; whereas, a summary of all submitted questions was then forwarded to CalTrain so that the speakers would be well prepared to answer them.  Questions were also submitted during the public meetings and given spontaneous replies. 

Topic series: Urban Design & Vision; transportation

 

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