Altamont Regional Rail Working Group

The Altamont Regional Rail Working Group was created in October of 2015 to ensure that regional rail
planning leads to project implementation that is fast, cost-effective, and responsive to community goalsworking-group-picture-1 and objectives.  Areas of focus include the review of plans for the inter-regional connection to ACE, the Phase 1 BART to Isabel Avenue Project, and impoved rail connectivity through the Bay Are 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 Chair, LAVTA
  • Dale Kaye, CEO, East Bay Leadership Group
  • Kritin Connelley, CEO, East Bay Leadership Group
  • 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

Helpful Links

BART to Livermore Webpage

City of Livermore Isabel Neighborhood Plan Webpage

ACE Forward Website

AB 758 – Fact Sheet