Community Advisory Group (CAG) Meeting

The purpose of the Central Subway Community Advisory Group is to provide community input and feedback at key milestones throughout the project. The CAG consists of representatives from neighborhoods along the entire Third Street Light Rail Project alignment: Visitation Valley, Bayview Hunter’s Point, Mission Bay/Potrero Hill, South of Market, Downtown, Union Square and Chinatown. The diverse membership represents citywide, neighborhood, environmental, transportation, commuter, historical and planning interests.

For the Nov. 19 meeting, the agenda includes:
-General Update
-Moscone Station & Portal Utilities Relocation
-Public Art Program
-Real Estate and Relocation Updates

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