Silicon Valley Green Team Network
2019 Spring Forum
Transportation and the Climate: Workplace Initiatives
Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Time: 11 am - 3 pm
Location: Adobe Headquarters, 345 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95110-2704 (Transit Friendly!)
Lunch and refreshments will be provided
11 am WELCOME REMARKS
11:15 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
12 pm ICE BREAKER
12:30 LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING
1:15 5 for 5
1:55 TAKEAWAYS & CLOSING REMARKS
2 pm REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING
Joseph Kott, PhD, AICP, PTP
Dr. Joseph Kott has over thirty-five years of experience in transportation planning and management at both public agencies and private consultancies. He teaches courses in the fundamentals of transportation management and transportation and the environment for San Jose State University’s Mineta Transportation Institute’s Master of Transportation Management program, planning sustainable urban and regional transportation within the Stanford Program on Urban Studies, and both urban transportation planning and urban environmental planning within the San Jose State University Department of Urban and Regional Planning. He is Principal Investigator for a research effort to evaluate the environmental benefits of “green” streets. Dr. Kott holds a doctorate in urban and regional transport planning from Curtin University in Perth, Australia, master’s degrees in transportation planning and traffic engineering from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Public Transportation Options to Adobe:
Altamont Commuter Express (ACE)
The Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) train provides service from Stockton to San Jose. The ACE train stops near Adobe at the Diridon station, also known as the Downtown San Jose station, at Cahill and West Santa Clara (same station as CalTrain). Visit the ACE web site for fare and schedule information. From Diridon station, take the DASH shuttle (see details below) to Adobe San Jose.
CalTrain provides fast, convenient commuter rail service between San Francisco and Gilroy. Schedule, station, and fare information is available on the CalTrain website.
The station nearest Adobe San Jose is the Diridon station, also known as the Downtown San Jose station, at Cahill and West Santa Clara. From Diridon station, take the DASH shuttle to Adobe San Jose.
Capitol Corridor Train
The Amtrak Capitol Corridor train provides service between Sacramento and San Jose. The Capitol Corridor train stops near Adobe at the Diridon station, also known as the Downtown San Jose station, at Cahill and West Santa Clara (same station as CalTrain). Visit the Capitol Corridor website for route, schedule and fare information. From Diridon station, take the DASH shuttle to Adobe San Jose.
Downtown San Jose Shuttle (DASH)
The Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH) provides a connection from the Diridon station to downtown work sites. The morning shuttle stop closest to Adobe San Jose is located on San Fernando (at bus stop behind West Tower). The closest afternoon shuttle stop is located across Almaden Blvd. at the bus stop near the intersection of Park Ave. (on the side of the Family Court building).
Santa Clara County Transit Buses and Light Rail
Adobe is within walking distance of the Downtown Transit Hub. Route maps, schedules, and fare information for all Santa Clara County buses and light rail are available from the Valley Transportation Authority.
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