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How Can High-Speed Rail Benefit Small- and Mid-Sized Cities?

Lunchtime Forum


Train station in Merced, CA
Image by Flickr user urbanists

Though California's high-speed rail system will connect the state’s major population centers in the Bay Area and Los Angeles, most of the stations along the route will be located in small- and mid-sized cities, primarily throughout the Central Valley. While high-speed rail could be a boon for smaller cities, its success is not assured. Join us for a conversation about what we can learn from small- and mid-sized cities on high-speed rail corridors elsewhere in the world to ensure that similar places here can fully benefit from California's major transportation investment.

Co-presented by MoveLA.

+ Margaret Cederoth / California High-Speed Rail Authority
+ Heidi Sokolowsky / Urban Field Studio
+ Kokila Lochan / VIA Architecture
+ Amit Price Patel / DIALOG
+ Ratna Amin / DB Engineering & Consulting


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