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1 Neighborhoods Ballpark Tour Sponsored by Delmas Park, Market-Almaden and Shasta-Hanchett Park neighborhoods, including the communities of Cahill, Georgetown, St. Leo’s and Lakehouse Historic District MARKET ALMADEN

2 Meeting Purpose: Education This tour and meeting is designed to: – Share information with residents in the neighborhoods that are closest to the proposed ballpark, and most affected by construction of a ballpark. – Present information that has been developed by citizen representatives advising the city through groups such as the Diridon commission – Discuss how impacts of a ballpark may affect different residential areas. Date: November 6, 2010 Time: Tour-Noon to 12:45, Discussion-1:00 to 2:00 P.M. Meeting Point for Tour: Diridon Station. Post-tour discussion: Poor House Bistro Hosts: Helen Chapman (Shasta-Hanchett), Phil Hood (Delmas Park), Pete Kolstad (Market-Almaden)

3 Tour Background A baseball stadium has been discussed in San Jose for more than a decade In 2009 the mayor and city council directed the formation of a Diridon Good Neighbor Commission to make recommendations regarding development of the ballpark and Diridon station areas. In 2011 major league baseball will announce whether it supports a team in San Jose.

4 Ballpark location map Georgetown and Cahill Santa Clara Street Delmas Park Market Almaden Lakehouse HP Pavilion Convention Center

5 Ballpark and Autumn Parkway

6 Autumn Parkway Facing North Entrance to ballpark near Park and Bird

7 Southwest view of ballpark area

8 Complete Diridon Area Map

9 Topics For Discussion These topics come up frequently when talking with residents and businesses – Land Uses – Neighborhood Quality of Life (Noise, Construction impacts) – Parking and Traffic – Public Transportation – Parks, Rivers, Bicycle Connections, Construction – Economic impacts: Revenues, Future jobs – Future development to improve the adjacent neighborhoods

10 Impacts of the Baseball Stadium on the Neighborhood Experience Land Use Existing entitlements “Integrate the neighborhoods into the project design” Neighborhood Quality of Life Rules for Noise (Public Address) Lights Litter, landscaping, property maintenance Homeless Pedestrians Economic Impacts Stadium revenue Jobs created Impact on homeowners and property owners Construction impact on local business and income property owners Opportunities for enhanced revenue or neighborhood value Parking and Traffic Autumn Parkway: road to be developed to Coleman Avenue Arena Parking Permits or other mitigation measures Downtown parking to be encouraged, as is the case with the arena. Parks and Trails Potential new Firestation Park Recreation amenities for residents The city is on record a supporting plans that provide nationally recognized parks, trails, open space, recreation amenities and programs Parks, trails and open space are needed to serve San Jose’s growing population and to attract new business esp. in high density park deficient areas.

11 Impacts of the Baseball Stadium on the Neighborhood Experience Pedestrian and Bicycle Connections and Connectivity Underpasses, Street Improvements Necessary work and “bonus opportunities” Sidewalks, curbs & gutters Other infrastructure (sewer, underground wires) Public Transportation Systems Additional baseball buses and trains Light rail, ACE, Caltrain, Bart and HSR may all converge at Diridon Notes ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________

12 Diridon Station to include Altamont Corridor trains, Caltrain, light rail, plus Bart (2025) and high-speed rail. ACE Train Light Rail CALTRAIN Opportunities for improvements to streetscapes, bridges and underpasses in the Diridon/ballpark area BART

13 Appendix: Plan for Shasta-Hanchett Park

14 CONNECTIVITY Plans are underway for “The Alameda, A Beautiful Way” project. This project is a vision designed to reinvigorate a commercial center, encourage multi-modal transportation, serve residents of surrounding neighborhoods, transit users, and business owners; The Plan is available at org/TheAlamedaTransportat ionImprovements/TheAlame daPlan.pdf

15 Facts and Figures Timeline: If a new park is approved in 2011, baseball can be played there in 2015 or Economic Impacts: $130 million in new annual downtown spending. $1.5 million in city general fund revenue Jobs: The city estimates the ballpark will employ, 2,100 full and part-time/seasonal workers. 980 jobs will be new to the area. Additional jobs will be created by ballpark construction. Site: This site has long been preferred because it is big enough and is at the intersection of Caltrain, Capital Corridor, Bart, Light Rail VTA, and High-speed rail lines

16 Resources Delmas Park Neighborhood Action Coalition, Shasta Hanchett Neighborhood Association, Helen Chapman Market-Almaden Neighborhood Action Coalition, Pete Kolstad, Cahighspeedrail.ca.gov (High Speed Rail site) Sjredevelopment.org/ballparkgallery.htm (Redevelopment Agency) Shpna.org (Shasta-Hanchett Park) Delmaspark.com (Delmas Park) (city council members) Baseballsanjose.com Standforsanjose.com Bettersensesanjose.com (alameda development) Poorhousebistro.com


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