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      Acterra Public Lecture Series: Jill Gibson - November 20 in Palo Alto

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      November 20, 2019

      Wednesday   7:30 PM

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      Acterra Public Lecture Series: Jill Gibson - November 20

      Reception and gallery walk-through at 6:30 pm The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) BART Phase II Extension will bring BART to downtown San Jose and Santa Clara, connecting to CalTrain – creating a continuous rail link around the entire San Francisco Bay. The Phase II project was recently approved by the Federal Transit Administration into its new Expedited Project Delivery Pilot Program, which is intended to promote public-private partnerships in the development of major transit investments and to accelerate implementation. Come learn about the work being done to transform the South Bay into Transit Oriented Communities, which are sustainable, walkable, active, mixed-use communities all centered around the future BART stations. About the Speaker: Jill Gibson is a transportation and urban planner for the engineering firm Kimley-Horn, working on-site at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) to help the agency implement the BART Silicon Valley (BSV) Extension. She has extensive experience in program and project management for large transportation planning, transit, and environmental projects. Jill has detailed knowledge of CEQA/NEPA, capital project development and project delivery, including multimodal transportation planning, and community and political engagement. She also has led teams managing large transportation and environmental planning projects, including long-term collaborative efforts with stakeholders. About the Public Lectures: Acterra is a 501(c)(3) environmental non-profit focused on combating climate change, the salient issue of our time. Acterra’s public lectures feature prominent voices including academics, entrepreneurs, and social impact leaders, and support our mission of bringing people together to create local solutions for a healthy planet. Our lectures connect the community to the climate change conversation in a setting that promotes dialogue and learning. Learn more at 

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