Santa Clara County Community Leaders’ Roundtable: Engage your community in our region’s future

From TransForm:

A significant amount of housing and job growth is expected for Santa Clara County and the rest of the Bay Area. How and where we grow will have major implications for community health, environmental sustainability, economic vibrancy, and social equity. Make sure the constituencies you represent and work with have a voice. Attend the following meeting to learn more about the Sustainable Communities Strategy (SCS) and take part in a conversation about what the SCS means for your community and how you and your networks can get involved.


YouChoose Bay Area Santa Clara Forum

From SVBC: By 2035 there will be an estimated 1.2 million new jobs and 900,000 new households within the Bay Area. Where will all of these people live? Where will the new housing be built? How will people get around? If not planned for and managed carefully, a population increase of this size would compound […]
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VTA Board Chair Teresa O’Neill Talks Planning

Earlier this week, Streetsblog San Francisco caught up with Teresa O’Neill, a Santa Clara City Councilmember and current Chair of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). VTA is the lead transit agency in Silicon Valley, involved in regional planning for future BART stations, the areas surrounding these stations, and congestion management–not to mention spearheading […]

Valley Transportation Plan 2040 Public Outreach Meetings

From VTA: VTA is holding public meetings to listen and share information in regards to Valley Transportation Plan 2040. These meetings will have the same format and content. Tuesday, March 19, 2013 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Presentation begins at 4:15 p.m.) Mountain View Public Library 585 Franklin Street, Mountain View, CA 94041 This location is […]