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4766Panel: "California High Speed Rail - Opportunities & Challenges" (Oakland; 10/20)

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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    Oct 5, 2011
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      California High Speed Rail- Opportunities & Challenges

      Thursday, October 20, 2011

      Join the San Francisco Bay Area Section of the Institute of
      Transportation Engineers for a lunch meeting focused on California's
      High Speed Rail. The meeting panel will provide a project update,
      including opportunities and challenges to its implementation.


      · Randy Rentschler, Metropolitan Transportation Commission's Manager
      of Legislation and Public Affairs, presenting "California High Speed
      Rail: update and MTC's role in the planning of the project in the Bay

      · Marian Lee, Executive Officer for Planning and Development at
      Caltrain, presenting "Caltrain plans and projects that benefit high
      speed rail implementation"

      · Brock Winstead, a representative from Senator Joe Simitian's office,
      presenting "An alternative plan for the implementation of high speed
      rail in the Bay Area"


      11:30 AM

      Check-in and social time

      12:00 PM

      Introductions & announcements

      12:15 PM

      Presentations followed by Q&A

      1:30 PM

      Conclusion of meeting


      DeVry University/Keller School of Management

      505 - 14th Street (between Broadway and Clay)

      Downtown Oakland, CA (510) 267-1348

      2nd Floor, Room 210, Wheelchair accessible


      Public Transit: Walking distance (0.1 miles) from BART Oakland City
      Center/ 12th Street station and well served by AC Transit buses. Go to
      www.511.org for help with trip planning.

      Parking: Metered on-street parking and garage parking for vehicles and
      bicycles at City Center garage (entrance next to 505 - 14th Street).

      Partial parking validation for vehicles parked at the City Center
      garage offered by DeVry.

      Source: California High-Speed Rail Authority.


      Choice of Vietnamese-style sandwich lunch boxes (sandwich, drinks,
      fruit, and cookie) from Picnix Bistro

      (C) Grilled Chicken sandwich
      (F) White Albacore Tuna sandwich

      (T) Smoked Turkey Breast sandwich

      (V) Grilled Lemongrass Tofu sandwich


      $15 ITE Members

      $20 Non-Members

      $10 ITE Student/Unemployed/Retired Members


      To RSVP, please register and prepay at this link:
      If you have questions, call Tiffany Barkley at 510-295-4592. Walk-ins
      will be charged $5 extra.


      The RSVP and cancellation deadline is Monday, October 17. Those who
      RSVP by Friday, October 15 will be entered into a drawing for a $25
      prepaid credit card. Cancellations can be received by email at
      cancel@.... Seating capacity is limited to 70.

      Meeting sponsor is National Data & Surveying Services (NDS).

      Meeting information is also available online at http://www.SFBayITE.org/