PALMDALE – The California High Speed Rail Authority will host a meeting this Thursday in Palmdale to provide the public an opportunity to learn about the project, ask questions and submit feedback.
The public scoping meeting will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, August 7, at the Chimbole Cultural Center, located at 38350 Sierra Highway in Palmdale.
The Palmdale meeting is part of a series of meetings scheduled at various locations to gather public input on proposed alignments for two segments of the overall project: the Palmdale to Burbank section and the Burbank to Los Angeles section.
For additional meeting locations and dates, view the Public Scoping Meeting Notice here.
As part of the environmental process, the Authority is holding public scoping meetings to receive feedback. All comments will be considered in the preparation of the environmental documents and become part of the record.
Public scoping comments will be accepted until August 31, 2014.
Comments can be mailed to:
Mark A. McLoughlin, Director of Environmental Services
ATTN: (Specify which Project Section)
California High-Speed Rail Authority
Southern California Regional Office
700 N Alameda, Room 3-532
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Comments can be emailed to:
email@example.com for the Palmdale to Burbank section, or
firstname.lastname@example.org for the Burbank to Los Angeles section.
Please specify the project section in the subject line of the email.
For more information, call 800-630-1039 or visit http://www.hsr.ca.gov/.
About the California High-Speed Rail Authority
The California High-Speed Rail Authority is responsible for planning, designing, building and operation of the first high-speed rail system in the nation. California high-speed rail will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands. By 2029, the system will run from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin in under three hours at speeds capable of over 200 miles per hour. The system will eventually extend to Sacramento and San Diego, totaling 800 miles with up to 24 stations. In addition, the Authority is working with regional partners to implement a state-wide rail modernization plan that will invest billions of dollars in local and regional rail lines to meet the state’s 21st century transportation needs.