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UPDATE#5 - JULY 15, 2009 

In this update you will find information about the next Good Neighbor Committee Meeting (#3), an encore walking tour, a primer on placemaking, as well as an update of high speed rail developments.
Good Neighbor Committee
Meeting #3
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
City Hall, Wing Rooms 118+119

200 E. Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Other summer Meetings
#4 Thursday, August 13, 2009 
#5 Thursday, August 27, 2009

The August 27th meeting is on a THURSDAY not a Tuesday as previously reported.
There will be an encore 
Walking Tour on
Wednesday, August 19, 2009, beginning at 6 PM at Diridon Station.  Please invite any neighborhood residents who might be interested to this tour.
Placemaking Primer
The theme of our July 21st meeting will be Destination Diridon - A Great Place. The Good Neighbor Committee will begin to explore placemaking as it applies to the Diridon Station Area. As a primer on placemaking, you may wish to look at the research of the Project for Public Spaces. Please click on this link to explore their elements of successful public spaces.
California High-Speed Rail Authority Draft Scoping Report
This report summarizes comments and concerns from 950 agencies, individuals, and organizations who offered their thoughts on the development of the high-speed rail system between San Francisco and San Jose. Comments were submitted verbally and in writing, and focused on a wide range of topics, from concerns about the environment, to concerns about compatibility with other rail systems.