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In 2018, more than 50 million visitors came to Los Angeles County, spending an all-time high of $23.9 billion in the region.

Tourism-related spending in Orange County from 50 million visitors totaled $13 billion in 2018.

Cars in gridlock


Cars in gridlock Los Angeles is the fifth most congested city in the U.S.

Workweek calendar with 5 days crossed off. Los Angeles commuters lose 128 hours to congestion every year. (That's more than 5 days!)

Business person running against the clock. Southern California workers spend an average of 57.35 minutes commuting each day.

Sections & Stations

Explore below for details on high-speed rail project sections and current station planning and development in Southern California. The Authority continues to work with local partners to develop station area plans based around proposed high‑speed rail centers.

Gilroy Merced Fresno Burbank San Francisco Palmdale Los Angeles Anaheim Kings/Tulare San Diego Modesto Bakersfield Madera Stockton Sacramento Millbrae San José Norwalk/Santa Fe

Find more information about high-speed rail in California. From factsheets and regional newsletters, to maps and outreach events, get on board with the most up‑to‑date program information.

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  1. INRIX 2018 Global Traffic Scorecard

As of 2018