San Fernando Valley transportation issues to be focus of open-to-the-public forum

Meeting to be held Monday, Oct. 26

October 22, 2015

SACRAMENTO – San Fernando Valley residents are invited to discuss looming transportation needs on Monday, Oct. 26.

Titled Transportation Summit 2015 and sponsored by Sen. Bob Hertzberg, the Valley Economic Alliance and the Valley Industry and Commerce Association, the event will be held at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys.  The summit theme is “It’s Our Turn: The Valley’s Unmet Transportation Needs.”

  • WHO: Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys.
  • WHAT: An interactive conversation about the Valley’s unmet transportation needs.
  • WHEN: From 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26.
  • WHERE: The Jean and David Fleming Education Center at Valley Presbyterian Hospital, 15107 Vanowen St., Van Nuys. More online at
  • WHY: Transportation Summit 2015 will review the Valley’s unmet transportation needs, explore proposed solutions and discuss needed funding.


To read an Oct. 6, 2015 Los Angeles Daily News editorial on why now is the time for the San Fernando Valley to win its share of transportation funding, click HERE:

To read a Sept. 28, 2015 Los Angeles Daily News story on what the Valley can expect to receive from a possible extension of a transit tax, which is dubbed Measure R2, including Hertzberg’s comments on how the Valley currently is receiving an inadequate level of service, click HERE:

SPECIAL NOTE: This event is open to the public. Free validated parking is at the Valley Presbyterian Hospital’s Noble Parking Structure.

For more, visit Hertzberg’s Web site at the address below.

Bob Hertzberg, chair of the Senate Committee on Governance and Finance, represents nearly 1 million San Fernando Valley residents of Senate District 18, which includes part of Burbank and the following communities in Los Angeles: Arleta, Granada Hills, Hansen Dam, Lake View Terrace, Mission Hills, North Hills, North Hollywood, part of Northridge, Pacoima, Panorama City, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, part of Sun Valley, Sylmar, Toluca Lake, Valley Glen, Valley Village, Van Nuys, the City of San Fernando and Universal City. See a district map HERE or at  After serving in the Assembly from 1996-2002, including two years as Speaker, Hertzberg invested in solar, wind and electric-car projects; and worked for structural changes in government through the Think Long Committee of California. More HERE or at


Communications Director
Sen. Bob Hertzberg, Senate District 18
Capitol Building, Room 4038
Sacramento, Calif. 95814
(916) 651-4018 office; 916 834-1128 cell; or



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