Bakersfield high-speed rail open house to be held Thursday night

FILE -- In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train is displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

The city is hosting an open house Thursday night focused on plans for integrating the high-speed rail project into downtown.

The event will be held at the Fox Theater. A reception is slated for 4:30 p.m., with the open house scheduled for 5:30-7:30 p.m.

RELATED STORY | Bakersfield skyline could be transformed with 35-story tower

According to a news release from the city, the event will:

"... present the new Vision for Downtown, recognize the Stakeholder Committee for their volunteer efforts, and give the public an opportunity to provide input and ideas. We look forward to your participation in shaping Downtown."
close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off