Tuesday, July 09, 2013

LACMTA and Caltrans to hold meetings on HDC project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) and he California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is holding a series of four public meetings to provide information and seek comment on a proposed new transportation corridor linking Palmdale and Victorville called the High Desert Corridor (HDC).

 

The HDC is a 63-mile-long proposal that may include a highway, energy production and/or transmission facilities for green energy, a bikeway and a high-speed rail feeder service line in Los Angeles County and San Bernardino County.

"The High Desert Corridor project aims to improve mobility and access for people and goods in the rapidly growing Antelope, Victor and Apple Valleys," said Doug Failing, LACMTA's executive director of highway project delivery. "The focus of the meetings is to provide a project update, share highlights of key findings from the Rail Alternative Analysis, review the refined Purpose and Need statement for the project and discuss next steps in the process."

The meetings will be held July 15, 16, 17 and 22nd in various locations and communities.

 

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