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 […]

San Francisco’s Response to the SCS

From SF Planning: The September meeting is an opportunity to share San Francisco thoughts and priorities about the Alternative Scenarios and OneBayArea Block Grant proposal so San Francisco residents, community organizations, businesses, and government officials can advocate cooperatively with a shared message to MTC and ABAG. See attached agenda. The meeting will include the participation […]
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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 […]

BART to Silicon Valley Community Meetings: Milpitas

From The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will provide program and construction updates about the BART Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project, including details about near- term activities. Agenda Attendees will receive a general project overview presentation that includes: program and construction updates, near-term project activities, and details regarding upcoming construction work in the […]