Public Meetings

ACE is organizing and participating in events to inform key stakeholders, the public, and riders about ACEforward and related planned improvements.

Public Meetings

The SJRRC hosted a series of open houses during the public comment period. The exhibits boards from the open houses are available for viewing below. The dates and location of the open houses are also listed below:
Station 1: Welcome
Station 2: ACE Today
Station 3: Environmental Overview
Station 4: ACEforward Overall & Segment Maps
Station 5: Ridership
Station 6: Comparison of Alternatives
Station 7: Santa Clara Open House
Station 8: Fremont Open House
Station 9: Merced Open House
Station 10: Modesto Open House
Station 11: Tracy Open House

Santa Clara Senior Center
Room 222
1303 Fremont Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Monday, June 19, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Fremont Main Library
Fukaya Room
2450 Stevenson Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94538
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Robert Livermore Community Center
Palo Verde Room
4444 East Avenue
Livermore, CA 94550
Tuesday, June 20, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Tracy City Hall
City Council Chambers
333 Civic Center Plaza
Tracy, CA 95376
Thursday, June 29, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Modesto Centre Plaza
Pistache Room
1000 L Street
Modesto, CA 95354
Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
City of Merced City Hall
Sam Pipes Meeting Room
678 West 18th Street
Merced, CA 95340
Tuesday, June 27, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Presentations for your community:

ACE staff is working on informing the communities in the Five-County Region: Santa Clara, Alameda, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Merced Counties, and is available to give a presentation about ACEforward, its benefits and the planning process, in your community.  Please contact us if you would like more information.
For any question or comments regarding ACEforward or to schedule a presentation, please contact:

Past Public Meetings

Central Valley Rail Working Group 
Date: February 24, 2017
Location: San Joaquin Council of Governments 
555 Weber Avenue, Stockton CA
Agenda / Power Point 

Central Valley Rail Working Group
Date: December 16, 2016
Location: Robert J. Cabral Station
949 East Channel Street, Stockton CA
Agenda / Power Point

ACEforward Town Hall Meeting - City of Tracy 
Date: Wednesday, September 7
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 PM 
Location: Tracy City Hall (333 Civic Center Drive)
Click here for the Tracy Town Hall Presentation.

ACEforward Town Hall Meeting - City of Lathrop 
Date: Monday, September 12
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: Lathrop City Hall (390 Towne Centre Drive)

Click here for the Lathrop Town Hall Presentation.

ACEforward Town Hall Meeting - City of Manteca
Date: Thursday, September 15
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: Manteca City Hall, Council Chambers (1001 W. Center Street Manteca, CA)
Click here for the Manteca Town Hall Presentation.

ACEforward Town Hall Meeting - Mountain House 
Date: Thursday, September 22nd 
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: Mountain House Community Service District Office (230 Sterling Drive Tracy, CA)
Click here for Mountain House Community Presentation

August 21, 2015 - Assembly Select Committee Public Hearing on Rail

The purpose of this public hearing is to highlight the improvement programs envisioned for the San Joaquin and Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) passenger rail services. 

July 2014 - ACE tour to Levi's Stadium with key stakeholders

A group of stakeholders was invited aboard the ACE train to experience the ACE train connection from the Central Valley to the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara and learn about the planning for ACEforward.

October 2014 - ACE Business to Business tour
A special business to business tour from Stockton to San Jose with business community leaders from the Central Valley was organized to learn more about ACEforward and the potential regional economic impact on and economic opportunities for the Five-County Region.
December 2014 - Wayside Horn Demonstration in Sunol, CA

ACE organized a wayside horn test in Sunol, CA near the grade crossing on Main Street to confirm the benefits of installing a wayside horn for the local community.