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In 2017, more than 47 million visitors came to Los Angeles County, spending an all-time high of $21.9 billion in the region.

Tourism-related spending in Orange County from 49 million visitors totaled $12.5 billion in 2017.

Cars in gridlock


Cars in gridlock Los Angeles is the most gridlocked city in the world.

Workweek calendar with 4.25 days crossed off. Los Angeles commuters lose 102 hours to congestion every year. (That's 4.25 days!)

Business person running against the clock. Southern California workers spend an average of 53.7 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.


  • Phase 1
  • Phase 2
  • Station
Gilroy Station Merced Fresno Hollywood Burbank Airport Salesforce Transit Center Palmdale Transportation Center (PTC) Los Angeles Union Station Anaheim (ARTIC) Kings/Tulare San Diego M odes t o Bakersfield Station Madera Stockton Sacramento Millbrae-SFO Diridon Station Norwalk/Santa Fe Fullerton 4th & King

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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 2017 Global Traffic Scorecard

As of 2018