Inland residents’ ideas sought for Southern California transportation, growth plans

Inland residents’ ideas sought for Southern California transportation, growth plans

A planning agency is seeking Inland Empire residents’ help as it launches an effort to create a blueprint to guide Southern California transportation investments and growth over the next 25 years.


The Southern California Association of Governments has set several public workshops across Riverside and San Bernardino counties this month and next for Connect SoCal, the name of the regional plan that will cover the years 2020 through 2045.


Southern California counties — Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura — are expected collectively to add 4 million people during the next quarter-century.


Remaining workshops include:


Wednesday, May 22: Murrieta Public Library, 8 Town Square, Murrieta, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Tuesday, May 28: Tribal Representatives Workshop, UC Riverside Palm Desert Extension, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Tuesday, May 28: UCR Palm Desert Extension, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Wednesday, May 29: UCR Palm Desert Extension, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert, 10 a.m. to noon


Wednesday, May 29: Joshua Tree Community Center, 6171 Sunburst St., Joshua Tree, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.





Tuesday, June 4: Victorville City Hall, training rooms 1 and 2, 14343 Civic Drive, Victorville, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Wednesday, June 5: Historic Santa Fe Depot, Tile Room, 1170 W. Third St., San Bernardino, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.


Tuesday, June 11: SCAG Riverside office, 3403 10th St., 8th floor, Riverside, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.


Tuesday, June 11: Corona Public Library, 650 S. Main St., Corona, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Information: www.scag.ca.gov