Housing & Transportation Day will begin with a continental breakfast at the Orange County Airport offices in Costa Mesa. The Director and Deputy Director are scheduled to welcome us and introduce the class to the role of the airport in the regional economy.
A principal from Fehr and Peers will lead a discussion on current trends and the future of county and regional transportation including a look at autonomous vehicles.
They class will then travel by bus to the Tustin Airbase and be welcomed by the Tustin City Manager and Deputy. We will tour of the base and hangers and discuss their past, present and future plans
Boarding the bus again, we’ll take a drive-by guided tour of the Anton Legacy affordable housing site and a local park that have risen from the re-purposed Marine Corps Air Station.
Arriving next at Coventry Court, we will hear from Tustin city staff about their challenges and successes with housing and transportation including re-purposing the airbase and designing bicycle lanes and connecting residents to their train station.
Following lunch on site, we depart for OCTA’s MV Access in Irvine to learn about bus routing and dispatching and effectively managing the needs of their customers, some of who have special needs.