June 26, 2019 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Scott's Seafood Jack London Square
2 Broadway
CA 94607

Deadline to register is 5pm on Monday, June 24.


Ellen Smith is BART’s Project Manager for the New Transbay Rail Crossing. She is partnering with Capitol Corridor to lead this multi-billion dollar project. Ellen has been at BART for 25 years, and has worked on the SFO Extension and the 10-mile eBART extension from Pittsburg-Bay Point to Antioch. She is a planner with a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from USC.

Rob Padgette has more than 20 years of transportation experience in both the public and private sector. He joined CCJPA in 2018 where he serves as the Deputy Managing Director. Prior to joining CCJPA, Rob worked for the Northeast Corridor Commission where he worked with Amtrak, USDOT, and states along the Corridor to develop a coordinated approach to passenger rail. Rob has also held roles in consulting firms and public transportation agencies where he was engaged with state DOTs, transit agencies, and the FTA. He also served as APTA’s Policy Director from 2007-2010. Rob holds a Masters degree in Urban Planning and a Bachelors in Political Science from UNC.