Saturday, August 20th, 2016
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Mitty High School, Cafeteria
Please join Councilmember Chappie Jones, Senator Beall, and our panel to discuss transportation policy and infrastructure plans at the regional, state, and local level and, additionally discuss ways we can improve transportation in West San Jose. Panelists include: VTA, SJ Department of Transportation, SJ Planning Department, Uber, SPUR, Silicon Valley Bike Coalition, Transform, ABAG, and Mr. Roadshow (San Jose Mercury News). There will also be a great presentation on “Leveraging Technology to Improve Civic Engagement” by the founders of Owlized. The panel will be moderated by Jonathan Noble, Director of Government Relations at Microsoft. If you have questions or concerns that you would like the panel to discuss, during the forum, please send an email to Christina Pressman at: email@example.com, or call the District 1 office 408-535-4901. Please RSVP for the Transportation Forum at: https://transportationforumdistrict1.eventbrite.com
Do you know any high school or college students that are interested in transportation? Encourage them to participate in our Transportation Forum Mobility Challenge. The challenge awards the most effective transportation solutions that: reduce traffic congestion, increase public transit ridership, reduce air pollution, and improve safety and accessibility. For more information see our flyer, and also visit our application link. The winner will receive $200 and a plaque from Councilmember Chappie Jones and Senator Beall. The two finalists will each receive a $100 gift card to Santana Row. APPLICATION DEADLINE is AUGUST 15th.