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Photo: Greg Reyna / Freelancer/ Media City G -- High- speed rail community meeting at Buena Vista Library in Burbank December 8, 2014

Photo: Greg Reyna / Freelancer/ Media City G — High- speed rail community meeting at Buena Vista Library in Burbank December 8, 2014

Close to a hundred concerned citizens visited an open house on the proposed California High-Speed Rail Project held at the Buena Vista Library on Monday, December 8. California High-Speed Rail Authority staffers were on hand with maps and graphics to show options being consideration for the Palmdale to Burbank Project section.

Photo: Greg Reyna / Freelancer/ Media City G -- Information tables showed high-speed rail options at community meeting in Burbank December 8, 2014

Photo: Greg Reyna / Freelancer/ Media City G — Information tables showed high-speed rail options at community meeting in Burbank December 8, 2014

The authority is responsible for overseeing the first high-speed rail system in the country. The plan is for a bullet train to run from Sacramento to San Diego, 800 miles, with stops in major regions and cities. There will be a stop and station in Burbank.

Photo: Greg Reyna / Freelancer / Media City G -- High-speed rail open house at Buena Vista Library in Burbank December 8, 2014

Photo: Greg Reyna / Freelancer / Media City G — High-speed rail open house at Buena Vista Library in Burbank December 8, 2014

The authority’s Rick Simon told Media City Groove’s Grey Reyna, construction could start as early as 2018. More information on the project can be found here.

Photo: Greg Reyna / Freelancer / Media City G -- Participants viewed map of high-speed rail system at Buena Vista Library in Burbank December 8, 2014

Photo: Greg Reyna / Freelancer / Media City G — Participants viewed map of high-speed rail system at Buena Vista Library in Burbank December 8, 2014

Reyna, provided the photos and created the map below showing the proposed Burbank connection of the high-speed rail project in red.

Greg Reyna's high-speed rail map of route through Burbank December 8, 2014

Greg Reyna’s high- speed rail map of route through Burbank December 8, 2014

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