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Visions of Transit on the Rail Corridor (Watsonville meeting)
Date Saturday June 17
Time 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
Watsonville Library Meeting Room
2nd floor, 275 Main St., Watsonville,
Corner of Rodgriguez St and 2nd Street.
The public parking structure adjacent to the building is free for the first 2 hours.
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorThe Campaign for Sensible Transportation
CFST will host this forum on June 3rd at 10:30am at the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St. in Santa Cruz and on June 17 at 1:00pm in Watsonville. The purpose of this forum is to boost support for preserving the option of transit on the rail line and to discuss the types of transit. The Trail-Now group is spending loads of money to try to get the County Regional Transportation Commission to pull out the tracks on the Santa Cruz County Coastal Rail Corridor and build a "world class" bicycle and pedestrian trail only. The Campaign for Sensible Transportation agrees with the County Regional Transportation Commission that the corridor should include public transit as well as a bicycle and pedestrian trail. The question to be determined is what kind of public transit.

The topics will include consideration of train with trail, busway with trail, and a little about autonomous buses.
Bruce Sawhill will speak about commuter trains on the corridor.
Stanley Sokolow will speak about bus rapid transit and autonomous buses.
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Added to the calendar on Monday May 22nd, 2017 6:54 PM

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