Joe Kellejian Elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Coastal Rail Corridor (CRC)

The Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo (LOSAN) rail corridor agency recently selected Solana Beach Deputy Mayor Joe Kellejian chairman of its Board of Directors for 2011. Kelljian representes SANDAG on the LOSAN Board.

“Deputy Mayor Kellejian brings a unique set of leadership skills to this position,” said Vice- Chair Jacki Bacharach, who represents the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority on the LOSAN Joint Powers Board. “Joe has a long history of public transportation and rail experience that will be key to improving passenger rail services in Southern California in the future.”

As chairman Kellejian recently oversaw the launch of a new San Diego to Los Angeles express train on February 15, as well as a number of short-term service improvements for customers traveling between San Luis Obispo and San Diego. He also will guide the completion of a strategic implementation plan that will define new rail services and outline new ways of integrating services throughout the corridor.

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