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It’s expected that 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities by 2030. Cars are typically the most convenient option to get from one point to another in the U.S. But putting more cars on the road increases congestion.

That’s why the state of California has invested in a massive, high speed rail project that will ultimately connect San Francisco to San Diego. Gateway Cities COG supports this project. Imagine commuting on one of the busiest routes in the country — from Los Angeles to San Diego — in less than 80 minutes.

Phase 1 of construction on the section from Silicon Valley to the Central Valley has been underway for some time. Phase 2 of the plan will ultimately connect Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego and Merced to Sacramento.

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Gateway Cities COG Air Quality Action Plan

Due in part to the heavy concentration of goods movement and industry in and around the Gateway Cities, the sub?region has historically experienced the adverse impacts of air pollution. Learn More