Live Webinar Scheduled to Discuss the High Desert Corridor

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and Caltrans are hosting a live webinar to discuss the High Desert Corridor’s potential rail component and connections to the Palmdale Transportation Center in Palmdale and Desert Xpress in Victorville.

The webcast will be streamed live on Feb. 26, 2014 at 7 p.m. on Webinar participants will be able to share comments and ask questions during the live webcast.

The High Desert Corridor Study is currently considering an approximately 63-mile long, east-west multipurpose transportation corridor, between State Route 14 in Los Angeles County and State Route 18 in San Bernardino County.   The HDC could include the following: freeway/expressway, toll lanes, and/or a high speed rail connection, green energy production and transmission, and a bikeway.  The proposed project aims to improve mobility and access for people and goods in the rapidly growing Antelope, Victor Valley areas of Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties.

Special accommodations are available to the public for Metro-sponsored meetings and presentations. All requests for reasonable accommodations and translation must be made at least three working days (72 hours) in advance of the scheduled meeting date; please call the project information line at 888.252.7433 or California Relay Service at 711.

To stay involved with the HDC project, join the project’s mailing list by logging on to, and completing the form under “Contact us” tab.  You can also learn more about the project’s alternatives, background and interactive map on the project’s website.

For additional background and information, a copy of the Alternatives Analysis Report is available online at

Follow updates on the High Desert Corridor on Twitter @metrohdc and For more information, call 888.252.7433 or visit

Para información en español, llame al 888.252-7433.

Source: SBC Live Wire release

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