CEO Report

Brian P. Kelly, CEO
September 15, 2022


Overview | Program Update | Construction Package 1 Update | Look Ahead | Relevant Materials


OVERVIEW

  • Three items followed by positive news.

PROGRAM UPDATE

  • Caltrain and the Authority sent a joint letter to the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board of Directors, the letter provides an update on:
    • Implementation of the Blended System on the peninsula, demonstrating how the partnership and agreements should evolve beyond environmental clearance and Caltrain electrification

CALTRAIN AND THE AUTHORITY’S NEXT STEPS:

  • Discuss form and structure to advancing Blended System implementation and corridor planning
  • Collaborate and develop a roadmap for a program of shared use agreements tied to milestones
  • Progress update to HSR Board and Caltrain Board Q1, 2023

CONSTRUCTION PACKAGE 1 UPDATE

  • State Route 99 Change Order (“the missing 2.5 miles”)
  • Justification:
    • The construction of high-speed train improvements (guideway subgrade, Intrusion Protection Barrier, railroad access roads, fencing, and drainage) on approximately 2.5 miles of the alignment in CP 1 was originally contracted to be performed by Caltrans.
    • This change order will transfer this work to be included in the Authority’s contract with TPZP.
  • Cost: $101,500,000

LOOK AHEAD

  • October Board Meeting
    • Program Delivery Support Contract
    • Station Design (Four Central Valley Stations) RFQ Contract Awards
    • Sustainability Report with Meg Cederoth, Director of Planning and Sustainability
  • Look ahead to 2023 Project Update Report
    • New requirements in statute
    • Timeline
    • Report focus
  • Discussion on 2023 Board Meeting dates

POSITIVE NEWS

  • The Authority was named “Employer of the Year” by both the Sacramento and most recently the Los Angeles Chapters of the Women in Transportation Seminar (WTS).
  • I want to recognize Melissa Figueroa, Annie Parker and the Communications Team, who received awards at recent California Association of Public Information Officers (CAPIO) Conference, recognizing our communications.

RELATED MATERIALS

  • Board Memo for September 2022 CEO Report
  • When available, find the September 2022 CEO Report PowerPoint Presentation here.
  • When available, find the video of the September 2022 Board Meeting and CEO Report here.
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Board Resolutions

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Contact

Board of Directors Secretary
(916) 324-1541
boardmembers@hsr.ca.gov

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