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      May 23, 2013

      Thursday  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

      654MissionSt.
      San Francisco, California 94105

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      California High Speed Rail Goes Local: San Francisco

      California High Speed Rail Goes Local Awards Ceremony and Panel San Francisco Event: May 23rd, 2013 at SPUR, 654 Mission Street 12:00-1:30pm Box Lunch Provided Californians for High Speed Rail (CA4HSR) is creating a series of events with local partners in the major regions of California where high-speed rail will operate. The purpose of these events is to get businesses and local leaders as well as the California High-Speed Rail Authority together to talk about the opportunities and challenges the high-speed rail projects presents to their particular area. California is a big state, and the opportunities and challenges - and players - vary from area to area. Title: The Future of High-Speed Rail and Caltrain in San Francisco Considering the Options Currently, the City of San Francisco is considering big changes to how both High Speed Rail and Caltrain access and serve San Francisco. Californians for High Speed Rail is excited to facilitate a lively panel discussion to consider the pros and cons of the ideas being considered. Presentation of Californians For High Speed Rail "Champion of High-Speed Rail" Award to: Democratic Congressional Leader Nancy Pelosi Special Guest: Fiona Ma, Former Speaker Pro Tem, California State Assembly, Long-time Advocate for High Speed Rail Panel: 4th and King: What's Next?Moving Forward on the Downtown Extension to Transbay Transit Center Moderator: Ratna Amin, Transportation Policy Director, SPUR Confirmed Speakers Gillian Gillett, Transportation Policy Director, Mayor Ed Lee's Office Ben Tripousis, Northern California Regional Director, California High-Speed Rail Authority Robert Beck, Senior Program Manager, Transbay Join Powers Authority Adina Levin, Co-Founder, Friends of Caltrain Jim Lazarus, Sr. Vice President, Public Policy, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Daniel Krause, President, Californians For High Speed Rail In partnership with the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and Friends of Caltrain. Sponsors: Cordoba Corporation and CH2MHill


      Cost: 10.00

      Categories: Education

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