California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012

Contact: Public Information Officer Cathryne Bruce-Johnson

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Media Advisory

WHO:

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Acting District Director Bill Figge, San Diego Association of Governments Director of Mobility Management and Project Implementation Jim Linthicum, California Highway Patrol Chief Jim Abele, North County Transit District Board President and City of San Marcos Councilmember Chris Orlando and Metropolitan Transit System Director of Marketing and Communications Rob Schupp

WHAT:

Caltrans will host its 2012 State of Transportation event, featuring regional transportation experts providing information about highway and transit improvements for the coming year.  Topics will include the status of major projects as well as behind-the-scenes challenges.  This event is designed to provide members of the media with an opportunity to meet and interview agency officials and project managers and to obtain fact sheets, maps and other collateral materials to use as resources throughout the year.

WHEN:

Wednesday, Feb. 29, starting at 11 a.m.

WHERE:

The Garcia Room, Caltrans District Office Complex, 4050 Taylor St., San Diego, 92110 (Thomas Guide Page 1268, F-4).

PHOTO/VIDEO OPPORTUNITY:

 

Agency representatives will make brief statements and will then be available for individual interviews. The event will also introduce Caltrans' 2012 Major Construction Map.

A staff member will be available for interviews in Spanish.

NOTE: Special media parking will be reserved in the front parking lot of the main building. Please call if special accommodations for live broadcasts are needed.

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