Community meeting to address railroad project

BELLFLOWER - The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) will host a community meeting in Bellflower on May 23 to discuss a proposed railroad right-of-way project that would extend from Paramount to Santa Ana.The railroad corridor was once part of the Pacific Electric Railway, or Red Car, system that provided mass transit service to Southern California from 1901 to 1961. Much of the corridor has been abandoned and is not currently used for mass transit purposes. The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. at John Simms Park. Another meeting is scheduled for May 24, also at 5:30 p.m., at the South Gate Senior Center.

********** Published: April 19, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 01