Highlights from Chapter 6

Station Communities

And Ridership

  • Statewide, through 359 community engagement and public outreach events, we worked with local community organizations and elected officials to educate and inform the public about the high-speed rail program.
  • We reach thousands of stakeholders each year through staff-produced newsletters, including quarterly small business newsletters and regional construction updates.
  • On social media platforms (Facebook, X, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube), we reached nearly 100,000 followers with regular updates and information sharing.
  • We promptly responded to more than 500 information requests from stakeholders, ensuring transparency and accessibility.
  • We actively engaged with educational institutions, reaching nearly 3,000 students through 64 student outreach events.
  • Collaborative efforts with communities and organizations promoted urban regeneration and sustainable development around our future stations.
  • We continue to build and strengthen partnerships with local and regional transit providers to ensure seamless connections for passengers between high-speed rail and other transit services.

HSR outreach at the UC Merced Reverse Career Fair

Fresno State student tour of construction at the Cedar Viaduct

Authority presentation to Sacramento State students on the environmental benefits of high-speed rail

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