Transportation

Historic Groundbreaking for Caltrain Electrification

Millbrae, CA – After years of hardwork and dedication, Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO and President Carl Guardino joined Governor Jerry Brown, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, Congresswoman Jackie Speier and a number of state and local elected officials, business leaders, transportation advocates and environmentalists at the Millbrae Caltrain Station to celebrate the official .. read more

On July 26th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases, Transportation, Uncategorized by

Testimony in Support of SB 595 (Beall)

TESTIMONY IN SUPPORT OF SB 595 (BEALL) – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group represents nearly 375 employers throughout the Bay Area, who collectively provide jobs to well over 500,000 Californians. As we found in our Annual “Silicon Valley Competitiveness Project” for each of the past three years, one of the three biggest challenges to the .. read more

On July 13th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases, Transportation by

Caltrain Electrification and Modernization Project Powers Ahead

Good News Out of Washington D.C. for Silicon Valley and the Bay Area: Caltrain Electrification and Modernization Project Powers Ahead May 22, 2017 – After 21 years of tireless advocacy, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group is pleased to report Caltrain’s Electrification and Modernization project is now fully approved and funded. Earlier today, the Federal Transit .. read more

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Applauds Governor Brown, California Legislature Passing SB1

SAN JOSE – A bumpy ride could turn into smooth sailing for California commuters as the State legislature made history this evening passing the Road Repair and Accountability Act- SB1 with a historic vote of 54 to 26 in the Assembly and 27 to 11 in the Senate. Our state legislators passed a bill that .. read more

On April 6th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases, Transportation by

Governor Brown, Senate President pro Tempore, Assembly Speaker and Leadership Group President Rally for Road Repairs

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon today joined a bipartisan group of labor, business, transportation and local leaders from across the state to call on the Legislature to pass SB 1 – the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 – co-authored .. read more

On April 6th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases, Transportation by

Letter to Governor Brown and Members of the State Legislature

Dear Governor Brown and Members of the Legislature: On behalf of the 400 members of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, we are writing to offer our strong support for SB 1 (Beall) to help address the road repair, traffic congestion and transit alternative needs of our state. Please find below nearly 100 of our Member .. read more

On April 5th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases, Transportation by

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Stands with Governor Brown Announcing Consensus on State Transportation Investment Package

  Silicon Valley Leadership Group Stands with Governor Brown Announcing Consensus on State Transportation Investment Package Wednesday, March 29 – The time for traffic relief, transit options and road repairs is now. That’s why the Silicon Valley Leadership Group has been working with Governor Brown’s Transportation Secretary Brian Kelly, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de .. read more

On March 29th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases, Transportation by

Caltrain Electrification Letter to President Trump and Transportation Secretary Chao

March 23, 2017 RE: LETTER TO PRESIDENT TRUMP & TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY CHAO Dear President Trump and Transportation Secretary Chao: As CEOs and senior officers in Silicon Valley, who comprise some of the 400 members of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group – an association of employers who have facilities and employees in all 50 States and .. read more

On March 24th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases, Transportation by

High Speed Rail & Caltrain

July 25, 2012 (10-11:30 at Centennial Towers in South San Francisco) Please join us for a joint meeting of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, the Bay Area Council Caltrain/HSR task force, and the San Mateo County Economic Development Association to focus on implementing High Speed Rail and electrifying Caltrain. Our members will meet with special .. read more

On July 6th, 2012, posted in: Transportation by

Technology-Transportation Roundtable with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Technology Roundtable with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosted by Streetline Download Agenda There is a crisis in paying for road, bridge and public transportation at the federal level: a lack of political will around raising the federal gas and diesel taxes–user fees–that have historically provided about 50% of investments in roads and transit nationwide .. read more

On June 29th, 2012, posted in: Events, Transportation by