Wednesday, August 26, 2009

What is “Save Our Businesses & Jobs”?

What is the “Save Our Businesses & Jobs” Committee

The committee is a group of small business owners on University Avenue concerned about the impact of Central Corridor light rail on businesses and jobs. ANYBODY CAN JOIN SOBJ.

Chair: Lysa Bui, Saigon Restaurant

Co-Chair: Pete Vang, Vang Dental Clinic




To make sure no one on University Ave will go out of business or lose a job because of light rail transit.

“We are not anti-light rail. We are pro-business.”


· Provide a collective voice for small business owners to advocate for themselves in the Central Corridor.

· Advocate for comprehensive business mitigation and assistance during and after light rail construction.

· Hold Central Corridor light rail transit officials accountable for the negative impact of light rail on small businesses.

· Educate small business owners and the public about the impact of light rail during and after construction on University Ave small businesses.

  • Invite the public to support University Ave businesses during light rail construction.

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