WE VALUE YOUR INPUT

SJRRC and its project partners are committed to meaningful public engagement throughout the Stockton Diamond Grade Separation Project. Community participation is vital to aid in minimizing impacts while meeting passenger and freight rail needs.

EVENTS

Draft Environmental Document – Circulated on March 15, 2021

SJRRC issued a Notice of Availability of the Draft EIR and bilingual virtual public meeting for the proposed project on March 15, 2021 with a 45-day public review and comment period, which ended at 5 p.m. on April 29, 2021. All input received was documented and will be addressed in the Final EIR, anticipated to be completed this summer. Promotion of the Draft EIR included multilingual advertisements in regional papers, mailers, posters, e-blasts, and social media posts. A Citizen’s Guide to reviewing and commenting on the Draft EIR was also available for pickup at various Stockton repositories.

April 2021 Bilingual Virtual Public Meeting

To provide convenient participation in a safe environment while social distancing, a bilingual virtual public meeting was held on April 6, 2021 during the project’s 45-day public review and comment period for the Draft EIR. Thank you to those who were able to join us and for those who couldn’t participate, please view the meeting recordings and PowerPoints on the Resources page.

September 2020 Virtual Public Meetings

To provide convenient participation in a safe environment while social distancing, three virtual public meetings were hosted in mid-September 2020 during the project’s 45-day public scoping comment period. Thank you to those who were able to join us and for those who couldn’t participate, please view the meeting recordings and PowerPoints on the Resources page.

Notice of Preparation - Launched on Aug. 19, 2020

The Notice of Preparation (NOP) of the Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment (EIR/EA) was published on Aug. 19, 2020. Promotion of the NOP included multilingual advertisements in regional papers, mailers, e-blasts, and social media posts. Suggestions and comments on the scope and content of the EIR/EA were invited from all interested parties for a period of 45 days from Aug. 19 to Oct. 3, 2020. Feedback received during the project’s public comment period were reviewed by the project team as a feasible concept was identified.

NEWS

News Release / Media Advisories

Media Articles

THE KEY ACTIVITIES

The project’s engagement program is designed to provide convenient and timely information to educate and inform, as well as seek public participation throughout the environmental planning process, including the following strategies: