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This Friday: Stop Governor Schwarzenegger's Attack on Public Transit!

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  • Christopher Lepe
    TALC - Transportation and Land Use Coalition ALERT Stop Governor Schwarzenegger s ATTACK ON PUBLIC TRANSIT: Let Our State Senators know how you will be
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 3, 2005
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      TALC - Transportation and Land Use Coalition ALERT

      Stop Governor Schwarzenegger's
      ATTACK ON PUBLIC TRANSIT:

      Let Our State Senators know how you will be affected.
      Friday, February 4th  9 AM – 1 PM
       
       

      NOTE: There should be time for the public to speak towards the end.   Whether or not you want to speak feel free to come and hold signs!

      Isaac Newton Auditorium, Santa Clara County Administration Building, East Wing 11th Floor

      70 West Hedding Street, San Jose

      ·       
      Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority provides 44.3 million passenger
      trips yearly and is an essential service for people to get to and from
      work, shopping, family, and activities.
       
      ·        Gov. Schwarzenegger's 2005
      proposal will cut more than $6.6 million from the local Santa Clara
      Valley Transit Authority budget.
       

       ·        It will rob the Bay Area of $118 million for Traffic Congestion Relief Program.
       
      ·        The 2004 budget already decimated service! We can't afford MORE REDUCTIONS in service!

      SPEAK OUT!
      Save VTA Service
       
      SENATE BUDGET SUBCOMMITTEE #4 HEARING
       
      REGIONAL IMPACTS OF PROPOSED 2005-06 BUDGET- TRANSPORTATION

      AGENDA
       

      State Perspective

                  Diane Eidam, Executive Director, California Transportation Commission
       
      Metropolitan Transportation Commission – Regional Overview
                  Jim Beall
      , Commissioner
       
      Mass Transit
                  Mike Nevin
      , Caltrain Board member & MTC Commissioner
      Chris Peeples, Board Member At Large, Alameda – Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit)
      David B. Kutrosky, Deputy Director, Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA)
      Todd Morgan, Principal Financial Analyst, Capital Development, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
       
      Congestion Management Agencies:
      Kurt Evans
      , Governmental Affairs Manager, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
      Rich Napier, Executive Director, San Mateo County Council of Governments
      Bob McCleary, Executive Director, Contra Costa Transportation Authority
       
      Local Jurisdictions:
                 
      Hans Larsen
      , Deputy Director for Planning and Project Delivery, City of San Jose
       
      Labor, Community, & Economic Impact
                  Carl Guardino
      , President & CEO, Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group
                  Jim Wunderman, President and CEO, Bay Area Council
      Jim Earp, President, Executive Director, California Alliance for Jobs
                  Stuart Cohen, Executive Director, Transportation and Land Use Coalition
                  Edward "Dutch" Monroe, Operating Engineers Local Union No. 3, AFL-CIO.
                                 
      The committee encourages the submission of written comments and testimony.  Please forward them to Senator Joseph Dunn, State Capitol, Room 2080, Sacramento, CA  95814 or
      e-mail to ronda.paschal@....


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      Transportation and Land Use Coalition (TALC)
      TALC is a partnership of over 90 groups working for a sustainable and socially just Bay Area. We envision a region with healthy, walkable communities that provide all residents with transportation choices and affordable housing. The coalition analyzes county and regional policies, works with community groups to develop alternatives, and coordinates grassroots campaigns.

      Check out our website at: www.transcoalition.org

      info@...
      510.740.3150 voice
      510.740.3131 fax
      405 14th Street, Suite 605
      Oakland, CA 94612

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