California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

Contact: Public Information Officer Cathryne Bruce-Johnson

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Media Advisory

Five Of The Region’s Top Transportation Officials Give “Update” On Major Projects In 2014

WHO:

Caltrans District 11 Director Laurie Berman, San Diego Association of Governments Executive Director Gary Gallegos, California Highway Patrol Chief Jim Abele, San Diego Metropolitan Transit System Director of Marketing and Communications Rob Schupp and North County Transit District Chief Executive Officer Matthew Tucker.

WHAT:

Caltrans will host its annual Transportation Update, featuring regional transportation experts providing a forecast of transportation improvements and safety enforcement for the coming year.  Topics will include the status of major infrastructure improvements and advances in technology.  This event is designed to provide members of the media with an opportunity to interview agency officials and to tour the Caltrans/CHP Transportation Management Center (TMC), the hub of state traffic incidence monitoring for San Diego County.

WHEN:

Thursday, Feb. 13, starting at 11 a.m..

WHERE:

Caltrans/CHP TMC, 7183 Opportunity Road, San Diego (Thomas Guide Page 1249, A-2)

PHOTO/VIDEO:
OPPORTUNITY

Agency representatives will make brief statements and then be available for individual interviews. The event will also introduce Caltrans’ 2014 Major Construction Map.  A staff member will be available for interviews in Spanish.  Please call if special accommodations are needed for live broadcasts..

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