WHAT: VTA Envision Silicon Valley Community Meeting & Presentation
WHEN: Monday, September 28, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Roosevelt Community Center, 901 E Santa Clara St, San Jose
Please join Councilmember Ash Kalra, Councilmember Raul Peralez and Senator Jim Beall for an Envision Silicon Valley community meeting. This meeting is for the community to receive information and engage in a discussion regarding VTA’s potential sales tax on the 2016 ballot, which would be implemented Countywide and affect residents of San Jose.
San Jose Parks Advocates Quarterly Meeting Thursday Sept 24 at 7 pm Their guest will be Angel Rios, Director of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services. Join in a candid discussion of our parks future, land acquisition, maintenance, funding, budgets, dreams, and more. Your questions will shape the conversation. Afterwards, they will be putting together their fall advocacy plan—working towards better funding for San Jose’s Parks. Willow Glen Library Community Room 1157 Minnesota Avenue 7 to 9 pm.
Read the article in the Silicon Valley Business Journal VTA is finally initiating a much needed discussion with developers that is key to us ever seeing the Five Wounds Urban Village that we have been working on for fifteen years. This is a significant step forward by both VTA and the City of San Jose. We’ve been urging more aggressive pursuit of development at the Alum Rock site for a year, knowing that such development would be key to getting …Continue reading →
From our friends at Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful. On Saturday, September 19th, we invite you to celebrate Coastal Cleanup Day at Coyote Creek. Join neighbors, students, families, and friends to remove trash and beautify the creek. We need 150 volunteers to remove a huge amount of trash from this 8-acre site. This fun event is guaranteed to increase your Trash Karma! All ages welcome. Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015 Time: 9:00 am – 12 noon Location: Coyote Meadows, 749 Story …Continue reading →
SAVE THE DATE Santa Clara-Alum Rock BRT Project: Community Meeting Thursday, September 24, 2015 6 p.m – 7:30 p.m. Alum Rock Library, 3090 Alum Rock Avenue Project schedule update More details to follow
The Transit Justice Alliance is hosting a meeting on the Envision Silicon Valley process, co-presented with VTA, on Wednesday, Sept 9th, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the Mexican Heritage Plaza, 1700 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose, CA 95116. To get more information and to RSVP, go to: Speak up for Great Transportation Please consider joining us!