Guide to the Rod Diridon Papers

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Guide to the Rod Diridon Papers

Collection number: MSS-1995-03-02



SJSU Special Collections & Archives
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

San José State University

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0028

Phone: (408) 808-2062

Fax: (408) 808-2063

Email: special.collections@sjsu.edu

URL: http://library.sjsu.edu/sjsu-special-collections/sjsu-special-collections-and-archives
Processed by:
Susan Klingberg
Date Completed:
1996
Revised by:
Veronica Cabrera
Date Completed:
2007
Encoded by:
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Rod Diridon papers
Dates: 1967-1994
Collection number: MSS-1995-03-02
Creator: Diridon, Rod, 1939-
Collection Size: 62 boxes 59 linear feet
Repository: San Jose State University. Library.
San Jose, California 95192-0028
Abstract: This collection documents 20 years of Rod Diridon’s public service. Diridon served six terms as the chairperson of both the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors and the Santa Clara Transit Board. Diridon is best known as the “father” of modern transit service in Santa Clara County. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, plans, ordinances, project files, campaign materials, photographs, and plaques.
Physical location: Vault 1, Range 21A
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the San Jose State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files from or derived from these collections is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Preferred Citation

Rod Diridon Papers, MSS-1995-03-02, San Jose State University Library Special Collections and Archives.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the San Jose State University library by Rod Diridon in 1995.

Biographical History

Rodney John Diridon was born in Dunsmuir, California in 1939 to Claude and Rhoda Diridon. Diridon Sr. graduated from Dunsmuir Joint Union High School in 1957. From 1956 through 1963, he worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad while completing a BS in Accounting and Finance and his MS in Business Administration from San Jose State University. From 1963 to 1967 he served in the U.S. Navy as a Fleet Officer and Combat Duty Officer in Vietnam. He married Mary Ann Fudge on July 4, 1964 and raised two children, Rodney Jr. born September 10 1969, and Mary Margaret, born September 14, 1971. In June 10, 2001 he married Dr. Gloria Duffy.
In 1969, Diridon founded the Diridon Research Corporation, later renamed Decision Research Institute (DRI) in 1972. DRI conducted market research, needs assessment surveys and legislative consulting throughout the United States. This company was sold in 1976.
Diridon became the youngest person ever elected to the Saratoga City Council in 1972. He held this position until 1975. He went on to served six terms in office as chairperson of both the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors and the Santa Clara Transit District Board from 1979, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1991 and 1994.
From 1973 to 1995, Diridon led the development of Santa Clara County Transportation Agency and the CalTrain Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board . He also chaired the Peninsular Transportation Alternatives Project, Guadalupe, Tasman, Fremont/South Bay and Vasona Rail Corridor Boards, the San Jose Station Reconstruction Board and the successful 1976 and 1992 Measure “A” Sales Tax Campaigns as well as the 1980, 1984, 1988, and 1992 transportation master plan elections.He was also the only person to chair all three of the Bay Area’s Regional Agencies: Association of Bay Area Governments, Bay Area Air Quality Management District and Metropolitan Transportation Commission. From 1978 to 1979, he presided over the development of the Nation’s first Integrated Environmental Management Plan and Regional Transportation Master Plan.
At present he holds the position of Chair of the National Research Council’s Transit Cooperative Research Project Policy Committee. Diridon has received published recognition and numerous awards for his contributions and has served on numerous organizations committed to community service at the national, state, regional and local levels. He has been most involved with transportation, the environment, arts and human rights fund-raising and advocacy.

Scope and Content

Rod Diridon gave 20-year of public service to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors (4th District). During his long career, he contributed to various transportation related boards, committees and institutions. The papers document this service and consist of administrative files including correspondence, speeches, conference reports, manuals, budgets, campaign materials, photographs, newspaper clippings and memorabilia.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 6 series. I. Biographical files, 1967-1994. II. Public relations, 1971-1994. III. Administrative files, 1975-1994. IV. Subject files, 1973-1994, V. Transportation files, 1972-1994. VI. Miscellaneous files, 1971-1994.

Subject Headings

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Diridon, Rod, 1939- – Archives
Santa Clara County (Calif.) – Board of Supervisors
Santa Clara County (Calif.) – Politics and government – Sources
Urban Transportation (Calif.)-San Francisco Bay Area-Finance
Urban Transportation (Calif.)-Santa Clara County-Planning
Transportation – California – Santa Clara County – Planning – Sources
Local transit – California – Santa Clara County – Sources
Supervisors (Local government) – California – Santa Clara County – Archives


Collection Contents

Box/Folder 1/14 - 3/14

Series I Biographical Files 1967-1994

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of biographical information and supporting documents of conferences, candidacy materials and endorsements; as well as documents of Diridon’s research company. Notable items of interest are documents relating to Diridon’s Decision Research Institute(DRI), where he developed a "shared survey" research procedure subsequently adopted by the UNICEF of the United Nations.

Abbreviations

DRI
Diridon Research Corporation
FTA
Federal Transit Administrator
SJSU
San Jose State University
UMTA
Urban Mass Transportation Administration
BSA
Boys Scout of America
SOR
Scout-O-Rama
YMCA
Young Men's Christian Association
YMCA
Young Women's Christian Association
BAC
Business Advisory Committee
SCC
Santa Clara County
ADA
American with Disabilities Act
CRASH
Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways
ISTEA
Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act
SCCMG
Santa Clara County Manufacturing Group
GCP
Guadalupe Corridor Project
PCS
Penninsula Commute Service
DEIS
Draft Environmental Impact Statement
TCP
Tasman Corridor Project
RFPs
Request for Proposals
UMTA
Urban Mass Transportation Administration
VCP
Vasona Corridor Project
BART
Bay Area Rapid Transit
SCCE
Santa Clara County Extension
AAFS
Alignment Alternatives Feasibility Study
APTA
American Public Transit Association
UCB
University of California at Berkeley
MTC
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
TP
Transportation Plans
SFO
San Francisco International Airport
BAAQMD
Bay Area Air Quality Management District
LRT
Light Rail Transit
NACo
National Association of Counties
FRI
Festa Della Republica Italiana
AC
Arts Commission
GS
Giant Stadium
BV
Bay Vision

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically within each subject.
Box/Folder 1/14-2/10

Biographical 1967-1994

Box/Folder 1/1

General 1978

Box/Folder 1/2

Biographical Sketches-Printed Material 1967

Box/Folder 1/3

California Committee on Seismic Safety, DRI 1971-1976

Box/Folder 1/4

California Transportation Commission-Candidacy 1982

Box/Folder 1/5

FTA Candidacy 1992-1993

Box/Folder 1/6

SJSU Surface Transportation Policy Institute 1993

Box/Folder 1/7-1/9

UMTA-Candidacy 1975-1977

Box/Folder 1/10

Printed Material and Publications 1978

Box/Folder 1/11

Accomplishments 1980

Box/Folder 1/12

Commendations 1972

Box/Folder 1/13

Personal Memberships 1976

Box/Folder 1/14

Pesonal Projects 1975

Box/Folder 2/1-2/4

appointment book 1990-1993

Box/Folder 2/5

Bi-Weekly Calendar 1989

Box/Folder 2/6-2/8

Bi-Weekly and Weekly Calendar 1993-1994

Box/Folder 2/9-2/10

Weekly Canlendar 1993-1994

Box/Folder 3/1-3/14

Conferences 1988-1992

Box/Folder 3/1

Conference 1 November 21, 1988-February 19, 1991

Box/Folder 3/2

Conference 2 March 7, 1991-March 13, 1991

Box/Folder 3/3

Conference 3 March 15, 1991-May 31, 1991

Box/Folder 3/4

Conference 4 June 09, 1991-July 15, 1991

Box/Folder 3/5

Conference 5 1991 Sep 28-Nov 19

Box/Folder 3/6

Conference 6 November 11, 1991-December 18, 1991

Box/Folder 3/7

Conference 7 January 13, 1992-April 09, 1992

Box/Folder 3/8

Conference 8 April 12, 1992-June 01, 1992

Box/Folder 3/9

Conference 9 June 13, 1992-July 17, 1992

Box/Folder 3/10

Conference 10 July 17, 1992-September 11, 1992

Box/Folder 3/11

Conference 11 October 10, 1992-December 17, 1992

Box/Folder 3/12

Conference 12 January 10, 1993-November 16, 1993

Box/Folder 3/13

Conference 13 October 21, 1993-Ocotober 27, 1993

Box/Folder 3/14

Conference 14 1990-1991

Box/Folder 4/28 - 5/40

Series II Press and Public Relations 1971-1994

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

The contents of this series relate to press and public relations capturing Diridon's experience working in the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. The contents reveal Diridon’s interest in international transportation and environmental issues. An advocate of international environmental protection, Diridon’s speech files demonstrate his role in encouraging mass transportation and environmental protection in over 45 US cities and a dozen foreign countries. The various materials also document Diridon’s participation in numerous community programs endorsing historic preservation, and youth programs.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each subject.
Box/Folder 4/01-4/28

Speeches 1972-1994

Box/Folder 4/01

Speeches 1 Undated

Box/Folder 4/02-4/15

Speeches 2/15 1972-1988

Box/Folder 4/16

Speeches 16 January 10, 1989-February 22, 1989

Box/Folder 4/17

Speeches 17 February 24, 1989-September 26, 1989

Box/Folder 4/18

Speeches 18 1990

Box/Folder 4/19

Speeches 19 January 20, 1991-February 23, 1991

Box/Folder 4/20

Speeches 20 February 22, 1991-December 17, 1991

Box/Folder 4/21-4/22

Speeches 21-22 1992-1993

Box/Folder 4/23

Speeches 23 January 04, 1994-March 15, 1994

Box/Folder 4/24

Speeches 24 April 01, 1994-May 17, 1994

Box/Folder 4/25

Speeches 25 June 26, 1994-September 25, 1994

Box/Folder 4/26

Speeches 26 September 26, 1994-December 10, 1994

Box/Folder 4/27

Writings and Interviews 1979-1994

Box/Folder 4/28

Quote Material 1991

Box/Folder 5/01-5/40

Charities and Volunteer Activities 1967-1992

Box/Folder 5/01

General 1976-1982

Box/Folder 5/02

Attorney General's Advisory Committee 1971-1972

Box/Folder 5/4-5/12

BAS SOR 1974-1985

Box/Folder 5/13

BSA, Sexual Orientation 1991-1992

Box/Folder 5/14

The Center for Living with Dying 1978-1979

Box/Folder 5/15

The Democratic Century Club 1978

Box/Folder 5/16

Friends of Hidden Villa 1976

Box/Folder 5/17

Italian American Heritage Foundation 1977

Box/Folder 5/18

March of Dimes 1976-1977

Box/Folder 5/19

Mental Health Association of Santa Clara 1975-1976

Box/Folder 5/20-5/21

Music and Arts Foundation of Santa Clara Valley 1967-1979

Box/Folder 5/22

The National Conference of Christians and Jews, Inc 1972-1976

Box/Folder 5/23

The National Italian American Foundation 1988

Box/Folder 5/24

the National Multiple Sclerosis Society 1974-1978

Box/Folder 5/25

National Transportation Advocacy Network 1987

Box/Folder 5/26

Performing Arts League 1976-1977

Box/Folder 5/27-5/29

Rotary Club 1949-1979

Box/Folder 5/30

Saint Andrews Episcopal Church 1975-1979

Box/Folder 5/31

San Jose Hospital and Health Center, Inc. 1978

Box/Folder 5/32

San Jose Jaycees 1967-1978

Box/Folder 5/33

SJSU Dean's Council of the School of Business 1971-1977

Box/Folder 5/34

SJSU Spartan Stadium 1979

Box/Folder 5/35

SJSU Student/Athletic Scholarship Fund 1992

Box/Folder 5/36

San Jose Symphony 1974-1980

Box/Folder 5/37

Santa Clara County United Way 1975-1978

Box/Folder 5/38

Valley Institute of Theatre Arts 1978-1979

Box/Folder 5/39

Webster Center 1976-1977

Box/Folder 5/40

YMCA and YWCA 1975-1976

 

Series III Administrative Files 1975-1994

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consist of the administrative files of Diridon while he served on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. The contents in this series include minute records, correspondence, memoranda, political and campaign documents, publicity and financial records.

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically within each subject.
Box/Folder 6/19-7/21

Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors 1975-1994

Box/Folder 6/01

General 1981-1994

Box/Folder 6/02

General Plan 1980-1990

Box/Folder 6/03-6/06

Staff Minutes 1975-1980

Box/Folder 6/07

Correspondence 1981-1994

Box/Folder 6/08

Memoranda 1975-1993

Box/Folder 6/09-6/10

BAC Fourth District 1982-1991

Box/Folder 6/11

Certificate of Election & Oath of Office 1986

Box/Folder 6/12

Conflict of Interest Statements 1989-1994

Box/Folder 6/13

Diridon Personnel File 1975-1991

Box/Folder 6/14

Diridon Recall 1979-1989

Box/Folder 6/15

Political Contributions & Expenditures 1976-1977

Box/Folder 6/16

Press Releases 1976-1990

Box/Folder 6/17

Smoking Ordinance 1985

Box/Folder 6/18

Supervisory District Three Election 1982-1983

Box/Folder 6/19

Term Limit Initiative (Measure B) 1991-1992

Box/Folder 7/01-7/21

SCC 1973-1995

Box/Folder 7/01

General 1989-1994

Box/Folder 7/02-7/03

Audit Reports 1993-1994

Box/Folder 7/04

Bicentennial Final Reports 1977

Box/Folder 7/05

Bicentennial Community Planning Committee 1973-1977

Box/Folder 7/06

Bicentennial Photos & Publications 1976

Box/Folder 7/07-7/08

Budget FY 1994-1995

Box/Folder 7/09-7/11

Commissions, Bicentennial 1976-1990

Box/Folder 7/12

Contracts 1994

Box/Folder 7/13

Fair Association 1993

Box/Folder 7/14

Employee Merit Program 1975-1979

Box/Folder 7/15-7/16

Grand July Final Reports 1992-1994

Box/Folder 7/17

History Book 1980-1991

Box/Folder 7/18

Legal Issues 1991

Box/Folder 7/19

Policy & Procedure Manual 1993

Box/Folder 7/20

Public Opinion Poll 1990

Box/Folder 7/21

San Jose 1992

Box/Folder 8/01-8/06

Correspondence 1964-1994

Box/Folder 8/01

General 1983

Box/Folder 8/02

Classics (Humorous) 1982-1987

Box/Folder 8/03

Constituent Letters 1982

Box/Folder 8/04-8/05

Personal 1964-1994

Box/Folder 8/06

Thank You Letters 1979

 

Series IV Transportation Files 1973-1994

Physical Description: 21 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series document Diridon’s public service contribution as the chairperson of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. This series details the many studies, policy, recommendation and implementation for the development and improvement of the Bay Area transportation system and its administrative process. Included are procedure manuals, correspondence, transportation Studies, policy, meetings and agenda as well as legal issue files that beset the building and improving of Santa Clara County Transportation system.

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically within each subject.
Box/Folder 9/22-14/19

Transportation Agency 1975-1994

Box/Folder 9/01

General Information 1991-1993

Box/Folder 9/02

ADA 1991

Box/Folder 9/03

ADA, Laws and Regulations 1990-1991

Box/Folder 9/04

Assembly Bill 2766, Vehicle Registration Fees 1990

Box/Folder 9/05-9/08

TA Aviation 1992-1993

Box/Folder 9/09

Bay Area Coalition for Transportation 1983

Box/Folder 9/10

Bay Vision 2020 1992

Box/Folder 9/11-9/14

TA Bicycle 1984-1994

Box/Folder 9/15-9/17

TA Bus 1990-1993

Box/Folder 9/18

California Transportation Commission 1982-1991

Box/Folder 9/19

California for a Better Transportation 1989

Box/Folder 9/20-9/21

Californians for Transportation Solutions 1991

Box/Folder 9/22

CRASH 1991

Box/Folder 10/01-10/02

Correspondence, General 1989-1994

Box/Folder 10/03

Fare Increases 1991-1992

Box/Folder 10/04

Fiscal Issues 1991

Box/Folder 10/05-10/07

Hazardous Materials 1990-1991

Box/Folder 10/08-10/13

TA Highways 1981-1985

Box/Folder 10/14-10/18

ISTEA 1991-1994

Box/Folder 10/19

Legislative Committee 1990

Box/Folder 10/20

Light Automated Guideway Transit Commute Line 1974-1990

Box/Folder 10/21-10/31

Light Rail, Downtown/Evergreen LRT Feasibility Study 1975-1979

Box/Folder 11/01

Light Rail, Transit Mall 1985-1990

Box/Folder 11/02-11-03

Light Rail Transit, Articles & General Information 1989-1993

Box/Folder 11/04

Memoranda 1990-1994

Box/Folder 11/05

NACo 1976-1980

Box/Folder 11/06

Performance Reports 1992-1993

Box/Folder 11/07

Personnel Issues 1990-1991

Box/Folder 11/08

Planning and Property 1990-1994

Box/Folder 11/09

Press Releases 1989-1993

Box/Folder 11/10

Proposition 108/111/116 Implementation 1989-1990

Box/Folder 11/11

Proposition 185 Campaign 1994

Box/Folder 11/12

Public Safety 1990-1991

Box/Folder 11/13

Rail Operations 1990-1992

Box/Folder 11/14

Reorganization Plan 1993

Box/Folder 11/15

RIDES for Bay Area Commuters 1989-1991

Box/Folder 11/16

San Jose Diridon Station 1994

Box/Folder 11/17

San Jose Downtown Association 1990

Box/Folder 11/18

San Jose Station Study Reports 1990

Box/Folder 11/19

San Jose Trolley Corporation 1987-1995

Box/Folder 11/20

SCC the City of Santa Clara 1988-1991

Box/Folder 11/21

SCC Congestion Management Agency 1990-1993

Box/Folder 11/22

SCCMG Commuter Transportation Council 1991

Box/Folder 11/23

SCC Parking Facilities 1990

Box/Folder 11/24

SCC Private Sector Providers 1987-1991

Box/Folder 11/25

SCC Traffic Authority, General 1991

Box/Folder 12/01-12/02

SCC Traffic Authority, Board Agendas/Minutes 1990-1992

Box/Folder 12/03

SCC Transportation Commission 1992-1994

Box/Folder 12/04

Staffing and Organization Study 1990-1991

Box/Folder 12/05

Traffic-Golden Triangle Task Force 1986-1989

Box/Folder 12/06-12/10

Transit Access Programs-Disable-General 1989-1991

Box/Folder 12/11-12/13

Transit District-General 1993

Box/Folder 12/14

Transit Governance 1990-1993

Box/Folder 12/15

Transit Mall Board of Control 1993-1994

Box/Folder 12/16

Transit Marketing Campaigns 1990-1994

Box/Folder 12/17

Transit Network 1983-1987

Box/Folder 12/18

Transit Services Reduction 1993

Box/Folder 13/01

Transportation Advocacy 1982-1987

Box/Folder 13/02-13/07

Transportation Joint Conference Committee (TJCC) 1988-1994

Box/Folder 13/08

Transportation Marketing Committee 1988-1989

Box/Folder 13/09

TP General 1987-1993

Box/Folder 13/10-13/11

TP Short Range Transit Plan 1993-2003

Box/Folder 13/12-13/16

TP T-2000 1985-1990

Box/Folder 14/01-14/05

T-2000 1990-1992

Box/Folder 14/06

Transportation Plans-T-2000-Working Papers 1990

Box/Folder 14/07

Transportation Reports 1988-1993

Box/Folder 14/08

Transportation Studies 1989

Box/Folder 14/09

Transportation Systems (France) 1990

Box/Folder 14/10

Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA) 1989-1990

Box/Folder 14/11-14/15

Vehicles 1979-1994

Box/Folder 14/16

Trandominiums, General 1990-1994

Box/Folder 14/17

Trandominiums, Almaden Lake village 1991-1994

Box/Folder 14/18

Vanpooling 1990

Box/Folder 14/19

West Valley Multi-Modal Transportation Corridor Task Force 1978-1985

Box/Folder 15/01-18/21

Rail 1973-1994

Box/Folder 15/01

Altamont Pass 1991-1992

Box/Folder 15/02

Alum Rock/Stevens Creek Corridor 1992

Box/Folder 15/03

AMTRAK 1987-1992

Box/Folder 15/04

Azienda Transporti Area Florentina (Italy) 1990-1992

Box/Folder 15/05

Cahilll Station 1987-1993

Box/Folder 15/06

California Car 1990-1992

Box/Folder 15/07-17/11

Caltrain 1975-1994

Box/Folder 15/07

General 1989-1992

Box/Folder 15/08

Bicycles 1989

Box/Folder 15/09

Connection 1988-1994

Box/Folder 15/10

Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CCAC) 1990-1991

Box/Folder 15/11

Fare Increases 1986

Box/Folder 15/12

Funding 1989

Box/Folder 15/13-15/14

Gilroy Extension 1987-1994

Box/Folder 15/15

Intracounty Commuter-Rail Systems 1975-1980

Box/Folder 15/16

Key Station Accessibility Plan (ADA) 1992

Box/Folder 15/17

Los Angeles-San Diego (LOSSAN) 1987

Box/Folder 15/18

Los Angeles-Santa Barbara Corridor Study 1990

Box/Folder 15/19

Operations 1987-1989

Box/Folder 15/20

Opposition 1986-1987

Box/Folder 15/21-17/07

PCS 1982-1994

Box/Folder 15/21-16/19

General 1982-1994

Box/Folder 16/13

Peninsula Rail 2000 1990-1991

Box/Folder 16/14-16/15

Peninsula Transit Alternatives Project Committee (PENTAP) 1982-1989

Box/Folder 16/16

Right-of-Way 1985-1993

Box/Folder 16/17

San Francisco-San Jose Corridor 1991

Box/Folder 16/18-16/19

San Francisco Terminal Relocation 1987-1993

Box/Folder 17/01-17/02

UMTA Policy 1984-1989

Box/Folder 17/03

PCS, Issues 1990-1991

Box/Folder 17/04

PCS, Project Management Committee 1990/1991

Box/Folder 17/05-17/07

PCS, Rail Task Force Steering Committee 1988-1993

Box/Folder 17/08

San Francisco-Monterey Feasibility Study 1985-1993

Box/Folder 17/09

San Joaquin Route 1993

Box/Folder 17/10

San Jose-Santa Cruz Corridor (Del Monte) 1973-1977

Box/Folder 17/11

State Transportation Plan 1983

Box/Folder 17/12-17/19

Capital Corridor 1990-1994

Box/Folder 17/20

Capital-Evergreen-Downtown Corridor 1990-1993

Box/Folder 17/21

Fremont-South Bay Corridor Study 1989-1991

Box/Folder 17/22

High Speed Ground Transportation (HGST) System 1994

Box/Folder 17/23

High Speed Rail Association 1991

Box/Folder 18/01-18/02

High Speed Rail Corridor Study Group 1989-1990

Box/Folder 18/03

High Speed Rail Planning Study 1991

Box/Folder 18/04

Measure A 1993-1994

Box/Folder 18/05

Oakland Station 1991

Box/Folder 18/06

People Mover System 1982-1988

Box/Folder 18/07

The Regional Institute of the Bay Area 1992

Box/Folder 18/08

San Jose Multimodal Transportation Terminal 1986-1994

Box/Folder 18/09

San Jose-Sacramento Corridor 1977-1989

Box/Folder 18/10

San Jose Station (Cahill) Restoration 1992

Box/Folder 18/11

San Jose Station Study 1991-1994

Box/Folder 18/12

San Jose Terminal 1982

Box/Folder 18/13

Singapore MRTG System 1989

Box/Folder 18/14-18/18

Southern Pacific 1977-1992

Box/Folder 18/19

Sunnyvale/Cupertino Corridor 1992-1993

Box/Folder 18/20

Transit Advocate Group (TAG) 1991

Box/Folder 18/21

TRI-RAIL (Florida) 1991

Box/Folder 19/01-22/27

Light Rail Transit 1976-1994

Box/Folder 19/01-20/16

GCP 1979-1991

Box/Folder 19/01-19/03

General 1979-1991

Box/Folder 19/04-19/05

Advocacy 1982-1983

Box/Folder 19/06

Alternative Analysis/D.E.I.S. 1979-1982

Box/Folder 19/07

Audit 1989

Box/Folder 19/08-19/09

Correspondence 1979-1992

Box/Folder 19/10

Downtown San Jose Transit Mall 1982-1983

Box/Folder 19/11-19/12

Grand Opening 1990-1991

Box/Folder 19/13

Groundbreaking Ceremony 1984

Box/Folder 19/14

Historical Material 1981-1982

Box/Folder 19/15

Joint Powers Agreement 1981

Box/Folder 19/16

Joint Powers Board 1982-1983

Box/Folder 20/01

Legal Issues 1986-1987

Box/Folder 20/02

Light Rail Feasibility Study 1976

Box/Folder 20/03

Light Rail Vehicles (LRV's) 1986-1987

Box/Folder 20/04

Maps undated

Box/Folder 20/05

Marketing 1982-1989

Box/Folder 20/06

Memoranda 1987-1991

Box/Folder 20/07

News Articles 1990-1991

Box/Folder 20/08

Operations 1988-1991

Box/Folder 20/09

Opposition 1982-1983

Box/Folder 20/10

Publications 1982-1991

Box/Folder 20/11

Residential Joint Development Study 1990

Box/Folder 20/12-20/13

Santa Clara Valley Corridor Evaluation 1976-1979

Box/Folder 20/14

Schedule 1983

Box/Folder 20/15

Technical Information 1979-1984

Box/Folder 20/16

Technical Management Comittee 1979-1984

Box/Folder 21/01-21/03

Tamien Station 1982

Box/Folder 21/04-21/23

TCP 1990-1993

Box/Folder 21/04

General 1992-1993

Box/Folder 21/05

Alternative Analysis/D.E.I.S 1991

Box/Folder 21/06

Community Relations 1991-1993

Box/Folder 21/07

Correspondence 1989-1994

Box/Folder 21/08

Funding Issues 1989-1991

Box/Folder 21/09

Land Use and Population Study 1991

Box/Folder 21/10

Light Rail Vehicle Specification 1992

Box/Folder 21/11

Local Transportation Authority Cooperative Agreement 1992-1993

Box/Folder 21/12

Locally Preferred Alternative Report 1990-1991

Box/Folder 21/13

Lockheed Transit Center 1990

Box/Folder 21/14

Maps Undated

Box/Folder 21/15

Moffett Field Issues 1990-1991

Box/Folder 21/16

Mountain View 1990-1991

Box/Folder 21/17

Policy Oversight Committee 1992-1993

Box/Folder 21/18

Policy Subcommittee(Fremont South Bay Corridor Study) 1989-1991

Box/Folder 21/19

RFP's 1992

Box/Folder 21/20

Sunnyvale Correspondence 1991

Box/Folder 21/21

Sunnyvale Reports 1990-1991

Box/Folder 21/22

UMTA, Issues 1990-1991

Box/Folder 21/23

Washington DC Briefings 1992-1993

Box/Folder 22/1-22/27

VCP 1985-1994

Box/Folder 22/01

General 1987-1993

Box/Folder 22/02

Alternatives Analysis (Phase I) 1986-1989

Box/Folder 22/03

Cahill LRT Extension 1987

Box/Folder 22/04

Cahill Loop 1992-1993

Box/Folder 22/05

Community Participation 1987-1993

Box/Folder 22/06

Conceptual Engineering Report 1994

Box/Folder 22/07

Consulting Services 1992-1993

Box/Folder 22/08

Correspondence 1984-1988

Box/Folder 22/09

Cost/Funding 1992-1994

Box/Folder 22/10

ECCLES and Eastern Railroad Company 1992

Box/Folder 22/11

Environmental Impact Report 1991

Box/Folder 22/12

Friends of Vasona 1993

Box/Folder 22/13

Highway 17 Commuter Relief Ad Hoc Committee 1985

Box/Folder 22/14-22/15

Joint Policy Advisory Board (JPAB) 1986-1994

Box/Folder 22/16

Maps Undated

Box/Folder 22/17

Memoranda 1986-1993

Box/Folder 22/18

Planning and Program Development Committee 1988-1992

Box/Folder 22/19

Press Releases 1987

Box/Folder 22/20

Rail Freight Study 1987

Box/Folder 22/21

Right of Way and Land Use Issues 1987-1989

Box/Folder 22/22

San Jose Planning Study 1994

Box/Folder 22/23-22/24

Santa Cruz-Los Gatos Rail Study Project 1993-1994

Box/Folder 22/25

Santa Cruz Rail Sercive (Suntan Special) 1985-1992

Box/Folder 22/26

Technical Advisory Committee 1991

Box/Folder 22/27

West San Carlos Targeted SRO Analysis 1991

Box/Folder 23/01-23/28

BART 1977-1994

Box/Folder 23/01

General 1979-1991

Box/Folder 23/02

Annual Reports 1988-1992

Box/Folder 23/03-23/04

Bus Conceptual Design 1991-1993

Box/Folder 23/05

Cloma Extension to SFO 1993

Box/Folder 23/06

East Ridge-SJSU-Arena Transit Corridor 1990-1993

Box/Folder 23/07-23/08

Extensions Program 1989-1991

Box/Folder 23/09

Fast Track Commuter Rail Plan 1993

Box/Folder 23/10

Fremont 1991

Box/Folder 23/11-23/22

Fremont-South Bay Corridor Study (F-SBCS) 1985-1994

Box/Folder 23/23

Fremont-South Bay Project Schedule 1986

Box/Folder 23/24

Press Release 1994

Box/Folder 23/25

Publications 1992-1993

Box/Folder 23/26

Rail Transportation Bond Act 1989

Box/Folder 23/27

Regional Alliance for Transit (RAFT)Proposal 1994

Box/Folder 23/28

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District Act 1977

Box/Folder 24/01-24/14

SCCE 1987-1993

Box/Folder 24/01

General 1990-1993

Box/Folder 24/02

AAFS, Community Meetings/Reports 1991-1992

Box/Folder 24/03

Alignment Alternatives Issues 1992-1993

Box/Folder 24/04

Financing 1987-1993

Box/Folder 24/05

Liaison committee 1990-1992

Box/Folder 24/06

Policy Subcommittee 1991-1993

Box/Folder 24/07

Preferred BART Alignment 1992

Box/Folder 24/08

Policy Subcommittee 1990-1992

Box/Folder 24/09-24/10

Preferred BART Alignment 1991-1993

Box/Folder 24/11

Scotts Creek-San Jose EIR/AA Undated

Box/Folder 24/12

Tasman 1993

Box/Folder 24/13

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) 1991-1993

Box/Folder 24/14

Warm Springs 1993

Box/Folder 25/1-25/32

APTA 1989-1994

Box/Folder 25/01

General 1991-1992

Box/Folder 25/02

Annual Reports 1990-1992

Box/Folder 25/03

Coalition Program 1990

Box/Folder 25/04

Community Relations 1991

Box/Folder 25/05

Correspondence 1991-1993

Box/Folder 25/06

Diversity Committee 1992

Box/Folder 25/07

Executive Committe. Vice Chair Candidacy 1992

Box/Folder 25/08

Grassroots Manual for Congress and Third Parties 1990

Box/Folder 25/09-25/10

ISTEA 1989-1992

Box/Folder 25/11

Legislative Activities 1989-1993

Box/Folder 25/12

Legislative Commitee 1991-1993

Box/Folder 25/13

Legislative Reports 1990-1991

Box/Folder 25/14

Lobbying and Testimony 1990-1992

Box/Folder 25/15

The National Transportation System 1994

Box/Folder 25/16

Policies 1992-1993

Box/Folder 25/17

Press Releases 1991

Box/Folder 25/18-25/20

Publications 1990-1994

Box/Folder 25/21

Purcher Public Transportation Study 1993

Box/Folder 25/22

Rail Transit-Correspondence 1990-1991

Box/Folder 25/23

Rail Transit-Vice President Candidacy 1990

Box/Folder 25/24

Research Activities 1990-1991

Box/Folder 25/25

Transit Fact Sheets 1993

Box/Folder 25/26-25/29

Transit Now Coalition 1990-1992

Box/Folder 25/30

Transit Now Coalition-Photos Undated

Box/Folder 25/31

Transit 2000 Report 1989-1990

Box/Folder 25/32

Western Education and Training Conference 1990

Box/Folder 26/01-26/32

MTC 1980-1994

Box/Folder 26/01

General 1987-1991

Box/Folder 26/02

Annual Reports 1980-1990

Box/Folder 26/03

Annual Reports to Congress 1992-1994

Box/Folder 26/04

Bay Area Monitor 1990-1991

Box/Folder 26/05

Caltrain Citizens Advisory Committee Awards 1991

Box/Folder 26/06

Congestion Management Program 1990

Box/Folder 26/07

Congressional Briefing Books 1993-1994

Box/Folder 26/08

Correspondence 1984-1992

Box/Folder 26/09

Diridon Testimony 1989

Box/Folder 26/10

Executive Committee 1988

Box/Folder 26/11

Fremont-San Jose Corridor Study 1983-1984

Box/Folder 26/12

HOV Lane Master Plan 1990

Box/Folder 26/13

Lawsuits 1990-1991

Box/Folder 26/14

Legislative Issues 1990-1992

Box/Folder 26/15

Magnetic Levitation Transportation 1991

Box/Folder 26/16

Memos 1984-1993

Box/Folder 26/17

Modern Transit Society 1990-1991

Box/Folder 26/18

Post-Earthquake/Emergency Transportation Services 1989

Box/Folder 26/19

Press Releases 1990-1991

Box/Folder 26/20

Rail-Resolution No.1876 1988-1991

Box/Folder 26/21

Rail-Starts and Extensions 1988

Box/Folder 26/22

Regional Transportation Plan 1994

Box/Folder 26/23

Reports and Briefings 1990-1992

Box/Folder 26/24

Santa Clara County Meeting 1990

Box/Folder 26/25

State Transportation Improvement Program 1991-1992

Box/Folder 26/26

Surface Transportation Program 1994-1995

Box/Folder 26/27

Toll Road Issues 1991

Box/Folder 26/28

Transportation Awards 1990

Box/Folder 26/29

Transportation Control Measures 1989-1990

Box/Folder 26/30-26/31

Transportation Improvement Program 1991-1992

Box/Folder 26/32

UCB, Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports 1990

Box/Folder 27/01-27/39

LTA-Measure A 1987-1994

Box/Folder 27/01

General 1987

Box/Folder 27/02

Campaign Materials 1984-1991

Box/Folder 27/03

Citizens Coalition for Traffic Relief 1992

Box/Folder 27/04

Citizen's Oversight Committee 1993

Box/Folder 27/05

Completion Plan 1993

Box/Folder 27/06

Consulting Services 1990-1993

Box/Folder 27/07

Correspondence 1990-1993

Box/Folder 27/08

Election 1992

Box/Folder 27/09

Expenditure Plan 1992

Box/Folder 27/10

Expenditures and Funding 1992

Box/Folder 27/11

Funding Workshops February 24, 1993

Box/Folder 27/12

Highway 85 1991

Box/Folder 27/13

Highway 87 1992

Box/Folder 27/14

Highway Improvement Undated

Box/Folder 27/15-27/17

Legal Issues 1991-1994

Box/Folder 27/18

Media and Public Relations 1989-1992

Box/Folder 27/19-27/20

Meetings 1993-1994

Box/Folder 27/21

Memoranda 1993

Box/Folder 27/22

Modern Transit Society 1992-1993

Box/Folder 27/23

Ordinance No.1 1992

Box/Folder 27/24

Public Opinion Surveys 1992

Box/Folder 27/25

Rail Projects 1993

Box/Folder 27/26

Resolution 1992

Box/Folder 27/27

Summary of Sales Tax Revenue Bond 1993

Box/Folder 27/28

Financing Parameters 1992

Box/Folder 27/29

Super Express Bus Plan 1993

Box/Folder 28/01-28/12

Tasman Corridor 1987-1991

Box/Folder 28/01-28/12

Air Quality 1988-1991

Box/Folder 28/01

General 1988-1991

Box/Folder 28/02-28/06

BAAQMD Clean Air 1987-1991

Box/Folder 28/07

Bay Area Council 1991

Box/Folder 28/08

Bay Area Economic Forum 1990

Box/Folder 28/09

California Air Resources Board 1989-1991

Box/Folder 28/10

California Clean Air Working Group 1990

Box/Folder 28/11

Federal Clean Air Act of 1991 1991

Box/Folder 28/12

Transportation Control Measures 1990

Box/Folder 29/01-29/33

Cities 1979-1993

Box/Folder 29/01-29/13

Burbank 1979-1993

Box/Folder 29/01

General 1980

Box/Folder 29/02

Bungalow Reader 1991-1993

Box/Folder 29/03

Business Association 1983

Box/Folder 29/04

Community Advisory Council 1985-1987

Box/Folder 29/05-29/06

Community Center 1979-1984

Box/Folder 29/07

Community Congress 1981

Box/Folder 29/08

Community Council Meet Agendas and Minutes 1986-1992

Box/Folder 29/09

Correspondence 1982-1984

Box/Folder 29/10

Memos 1984-1987

Box/Folder 29/11

Neighborhood Studies 1992

Box/Folder 29/12

Residential Networks 1981-1983

Box/Folder 29/13

SCC Community Development Block Grant Program 1981

Box/Folder 29/14-29/33

Cambrian 1981-1992

Box/Folder 29/14

General 1982

Box/Folder 29/15

Annexation 1986

Box/Folder 29/16

Cambrian Park 1983-1984

Box/Folder 29/17

General 1978

Box/Folder 29/18

Community Congress 1982-1990

Box/Folder 29/19

Inter-City Networks 1979-1983

Box/Folder 29/20

Campbell-Union High School 1984

Box/Folder 29/21

Community Center 1984

Box/Folder 29/22

Community Congress 1982-1983

Box/Folder 29/23-29/26

Community Council 1984-1992

Box/Folder 29/27

Golf Course 1982-1983

Box/Folder 29/28

Historic School Building 1984

Box/Folder 29/29

House Park 1983-1985

Box/Folder 29/30

Santa Clara County Jail 1981

Box/Folder 29/31-29/32

School District, General 1981-1983

Box/Folder 29/33

Traffic Operations and Safety 1983-1984

 

Serie V Subject Files 1972-1994

Physical Description: 10 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

The files in this series document Diridon’s role in implementing policies specific to environmental protection and transportation planning county wide. In addition, he promoted a number of policies that focused on the community, including the controversial policies of the Adult Entertainment Ordinance. Diridon also participated in the Commission on the Status of Women. Additional contents in this series contain procedures, correspondence, meetings and agendas, reports, administration plans, grants, budgets, contracts, resolutions and amendments.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each subject.
Box/Folder 30/01

Adult Entertainment Ordinance 1980-1982

Box/Folder 30/02-30/28

AC 1975-1993

Box/Folder 30/02

General 1991-1992

Box/Folder 30/03

Correspondence 1975-1993

Box/Folder 30/04

Budgets and Finances 1988-1993

Box/Folder 30/05-30/07

California Arts Council 1980-1983

Box/Folder 30/08

Contracts 1989-1992

Box/Folder 30/09-30/10

Cultural Council 1980-1987

Box/Folder 30/11

Cultural Task Team 1976

Box/Folder 30/12

Early History 1975-1979

Box/Folder 30/13

Events 1989-1991

Box/Folder 30/14

Executive Director Search 1986

Box/Folder 30/15

Grants and Awards 1989-1993

Box/Folder 30/16

Measure A 1988-1989

Box/Folder 30/17

Meeting Agendas and Minutes 1990-1992

Box/Folder 30/18

Memoranda 1975-1992

Box/Folder 30/19-30/20

Music and Arts Foundation 1988-1989

Box/Folder 30/21

Council Music and Arts Foundation 1990

Box/Folder 30/22

National Endowment for the Arts 1990

Box/Folder 30/23

Plans and Reports 1984-1990

Box/Folder 30/24

Press Release and Media 1975

Box/Folder 30/25

Plans and Reports 1984-1990

Box/Folder 30/26

Resource Guides 1975-1983

Box/Folder 30/27

Silicon Valley Arts Fund 1992

Box/Folder 30/28

Transient Occupancy Tax 1975-1976

Box/Folder 31/01-31/12

BV 2020 1990-1992

Box/Folder 31/01-31/02

General 1990-1991

Box/Folder 31/03-31/04

Bay Vision Action Coalition (BVAC) 1990-1992

Box/Folder 31/05-31/11

Commission 1990

Box/Folder 31/12

Commission-Subregional Meetings 1991

Box/Folder 31/13

Cable Car Classic 1990

Box/Folder 31/14

County Supervisors Association of California 1982

Box/Folder 31/15-31/51

FRI 1987-1994

Box/Folder 32/01-32/09

Fourth District Eat and Confer Meeting 1982-1984

Box/Folder 32/10-33/13

GS 1984-1992

Box/Folder 32/19-32/21

Joint Powers Authority 1990

Box/Folder 32/22

Joint Powers Finance Authority (JPFA) 1990

Box/Folder 32/23

JPFA, Joint Powers of Exercise Agreement 1990

Box/Folder 32/24

Mayor's Blue Ribbon Commission 1989-1991

Box/Folder 33/01

Measures (Ballot) 1990

Box/Folder 33/02-33/03

Plans 1990

Box/Folder 33/04-33/05

Press Clippings 1989-1990

Box/Folder 33/06

Publicity 1990

Box/Folder 33/07

Site Evalutation 1990

Box/Folder 33/08

Steering Committee 1990

Box/Folder 33/09

Support 1990

Box/Folder 33/10-33/12

Task Force 1988-1992

Box/Folder 33/13

Task Force-Transition to Joint Powers Authority 1989-1990

Box/Folder 33/14

Gilroy Hot Springs Project 1992

Box/Folder 33/15-33/16

Jail Building Program Proposal 1981-1983

Box/Folder 33/17-33/18

Japanese American Reparations and Memorial 1984-1985

Box/Folder 33/19-33/20

Kuzinich Litigation 1980-1985

Box/Folder 33/21-33/22

Labor Unions 1979-1992

Box/Folder 34/01-34/09

Parks and Recreations 1978-1994

Box/Folder 34/01

General 1985-1987

Box/Folder 34/02

Budget and Charter 1981-1994

Box/Folder 34/03

Correspondence 1981-1991

Box/Folder 34/04

Los Gatos Creek Casting Ponds 1986-1994

Box/Folder 34/05

Los Gatos Creek Trail 1978-1993

Box/Folder 34/06

Memoranda 1978-1993

Box/Folder 34/07

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District 1976-1984

Box/Folder 34/08

Open Space and Greenbelt 1987-1989

Box/Folder 34/09

Vasona Weight-Throwing Facility 1987

Box/Folder 34/10-35/24

Campaigns 1972-1993

Box/Folder 34/10

California (Various) 1976-1990

Box/Folder 34/11

Carter for President 1976

Box/Folder 34/12-34/15

Citizens for Transit Action (Measure A) 1975-1976

Box/Folder 34/16

Clinton for President 1992

Box/Folder 34/17

Clinton for Presidential Inauguration 1993

Box/Folder 34/18

Diridon for City Council, City of Saratoga-Neale Litigation 1972

Box/Folder 34/19-34/23

Diridon for State Senate 1980

Box/Folder 35/01-35/02

Diridon for State Senate-Financial Records 1980

Box/Folder 35/03-35/04

Diridon for State Senate-Other Candidates 1980

Box/Folder 35/05-35/24-36/01-37/16

Diridon for Supervisor 1974-1986

Box/Folder 38/01-38/10

Financial Records 1986

Box/Folder 39/01-39/25

Politics 1972-1993

Box/Folder 39/01

Edwards for Congress-Financial Records 1982

Box/Folder 39/02

McCorquodate for State Senate-Fundraising Events 1972-1986

Box/Folder 39/03

McEnery for Mayor (San Jose)-Financial Records 1982

Box/Folder 39/04

Mineta for Congress-Financial Records 1982

Box/Folder 39/05

SCC Committee for Re-Elect Governor Jerry Brown 1978

Box/Folder 39/06

United States (Various) 1974-1991

Box/Folder 39/07

Yes on Measure A-Transit Committee-Financial Records 1981

Box/Folder 39/08

City of Santa Clara-Mayor William Gissler 1981-1984

Box/Folder 39/09

City of Santa Clara-City Council-Report Back Meetings 1989-1991

Box/Folder 39/10

Democratic National Committee 1993

Box/Folder 39/11

Diridon Federal Committee-General 1988-1991

Box/Folder 39/12

Diridon Federal Committee-Financial Records 1988-1991

Box/Folder 39/13

Proposition One 1973-Tax Limitation Amendment 1973

Box/Folder 39/14

Proposition Nine 1974-Political Reform Act 1974

Box/Folder 39/15

SCC Democratic Party Organizational Activities 1969-1977

Box/Folder 39/16

San Jose Sharks Undated

Box/Folder 39/17

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center 1988-1993

Box/Folder 39/18

Senior Citizen Issues 1981-1990

Box/Folder 39/19

Solar Energy 1979-1980

Box/Folder 39/20

Technology Center of Silicon Valley 1989-1993

Box/Folder 39/21

Transit Industry Technology Advisory committee 1991-1993

Box/Folder 39/22

Urban Forest 1990

Box/Folder 39/23

Women's Concerns 1975-1984

Box/Folder 39/24-39/25

Women's Concerns Task Force 1983-1985

 

Series VI Public Relation Materials 1971-1994

Physical Description: 18 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

Rod Diridon received numerous awards from various community organizations during his six terms in office as a public official. This series contains his many commendations and awards as well as many of his public relations materials including photographs, newspaper clippings and memorabilia. The bulk of this collection consists of reports for the CalTrain System, Guadalupe Corridor Light Rail Project, Fremont-South Bay Corridor (BART to Silicon Valley) Project, Tasman Corridor Light Rail Project, Vasona Corridor Board and others.

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronological by subject.
Box 40-54

Certificates, Awards & Press Clippings 1971-1994

Box 40-45

Awards 1971-1994

Box 46

Awards and Commendations 1971-1994

Box 47

Plaques, Trophies and Memorabilia 1987-1992

Box 48

Plaques and Memorabilia circa 1980-1994

Box 49-52

Press Clippings and Photographs circa 1960-1990s

Box 53

Media Undated

Box 54-58

Bound Documents and Reports 1984-1994

Box 55

BART and CALTRAIN Reports 1984-1992

Box 56

Guadalupe Corridor Project Reports 1984-1992

Box 57-58

Tasman Corridor Project Reports 1981-1994

Box 59-60

Diridon Research Corporation 1971-1976

Box 61-62

The County Report 1970-1995