Alameda-San Joaquin Regional Rail Working Group

The Alameda-Saworking-group-picture-1n Joaquin Regional Rail Working Group was created in October of 2015 to ensure that inter-regional rail planning leads to project implementation that is fast, cost-effective, and responsive to community goals and objectives.  Areas of focus include the review of plans for the inter-regional connection of BART and ACE, and improved rail connectivity throughout the Bay Area and Northern California Mega-Region.  The Working Group meets monthly and a calendar with links to agendas can be found here.

The following are Working Group members:

  • Scott Haggerty (Chair), Supervisor, Alameda County
  • Veronica Vargas (Vice Chair), Mayor Pro Tem, City of Tracy
  • Bob Elliott, Supervisor, San Joaquin County
  • David Haubert, Mayor, City of Dublin
  • John Marchand, Mayor, City of Livermore
  • Jerry Thorne, Mayor, City of Pleasanton
  • Bob Johnson, Board Chair, SJRRC/ACE
  • John McPartland, Board Member, BART
  • Steven Spedowfski, Board Member, LAVTA
  • Dale Kaye, CEO, Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group
  • Josh Huber, Policy Director, East Bay Leadership Council
  • Michael Ammann, CEO, San Joaquin Partnership

Presentations From Working Group Meetings

Background and History of Regional Rail Planning Efforts to Present Day

Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority Presentation

ACE Forward Presentation

VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Project Presentation

Northern California Megaregion Report by Bay Area Council Economic Institute

ACE Forward Presentation on DMU Option

ACE Forward EIR Presentation

ACE Forward Presentation on DMU/EMU Connection to Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station

BART DEIR Presentation

Helpful Links

BART to Livermore Webpage

City of Livermore Isabel Neighborhood Plan Webpage

ACE Forward Website

AB 758 – Fact Sheet

AB 758 – As Currently Amended

ACE Forward Draft Environmental Impact Report

Draft BART to Livermore Extension Environmental Impact Report

Connecting BART and ACE Brochure