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Table 1-D
Summary of FY 2001 New Starts Ratings

Phase and City (Project)

Project Justification Rating

Mobility Improvement Rating

Mobility Improvements

 

Environment Benefits Rating

Environmental Benefits

Annual Travel Time Savings (millions hours)

Low Income Households within 1/2 Mile

Annual Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emmissions (tons CO2)

Annual Reduction in Regional Energy Consumption (million BTU's)

EPA Classification

New Start Vs.

New Start Vs.

New Start Vs.

Ozone

Carbon Monoxide

Final Design

No-Build

TSM

No Build

TSM

No Build

TSM

Dallas-Ft. Worth (Trinity Railway Express- Phase II)

Medium

Not Rated

N/A

N/A

407

Medium

-118

-563

-11238

-7492

Serious Non-Attainment

Non-Attainment

Ft. Lauderdale (Tri-Rail Commuter Upgrade)

Medium

Medium-High

11.2

N/A

10,892

Low

734

N/A

15,001

N/A

Attainment

Maintenance

Little Rock (River Rail Project) *

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Los Angeles-San Diego (LOSSAN Rail Corridor Imp. Project)*

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

New Orleans (Canal Streetcar Spine)

Medium

Low-Medium

0.2

0.2

5,888

Medium

-1749

-635

-20595

-2270

Attainment

Maintenance

Newark (Newark Rail Link, MOS-1)

Medium-High

Low-Medium

0.3

N/A

3,645

Medium

-2740

N/A

-22090

N/A

Severe Non-Attainment

Mod. Non-Attainment

Northern New Jersey (Hudson-Bergen MOS-2)

Medium

Medium

2.2

N/A

10,730

Medium

-3645

N/A

-40962

N/A

Severe Non-Attainment

Mod. Non-Attainment

Pittsburgh (Stage II LRT Priority Program)

Medium

Low-Medium

0.7

0.6

3,622

High

-10480

-6930

-131859

-89696

Mod. Non-Attainment

Not Classified

San Diego (Mission Valley East LRT Extension)

Medium-High

Medium

1.9

N/A

1,049

High

-11659

N/A

-151155

N/A

Serious Non-Attainment

Mod. Non-Attainment

Preliminary Engineering

Austin (Austin Area LRT System)

Medium

Medium

2.6

2.1

4,446

Medium

-2295

-278

-1575

-27941

Attainment

Attainment

Baltimore (Central Corridor Light Rail Double Tracking)

Medium

Medium

0.6

N/A

7,315

High

-8170

N/A

-105178

N/A

Severe Non-Attainment

Attainment

Boston (South Boston Piers Transitway Phase II)

Medium

Low-Medium

0.5

N/A

1,043

Medium

-3833

N/A

-47367

N/A

Serious Non-Attainment

Attainment

Chicago (Douglas Branch Reconstruction)

Medium-High

Medium

4.7

2.6

10,056

High

-24046

-19262

-293194

-227522

Severe Non-Attainment

Attainment

Chicago (CTA Ravenswood Line Expansion)

High

Medium-High

2.7

N/A

11,544

High

-18911

N/A

-235320

N/A

Severe Non-Attainment

Attainment

Chicago (Metra Central Kane Corridor)

Medium

Medium-High

0.3

0.8

1

High

-14390

-10624

-188315

-138867

Severe Non-Attainment

Attainment

Chicago (Metra North Central Corridor)

Medium

Medium

1.6

1.3

3,811

Medium

-9433

-4166

-123963

-54964

Severe Non-Attainment

Attainment

Chicago (Metra South West Corridor Commuter Rail)

Medium-High

High

5.6

6.2

844

Medium

-10977

-12401

-143953

-162231

Severe Non-Attainment

Attainment

Cincinnati (I-71 Corridor)

Low-Medium

Medium

1.6

0.8

13,877

Medium

4360

-1969

61,120

-19201

Mod.Non-Attainment

Attainment

Cleveland (Euclid Corridor Improvement Project)

Medium

Medium-High

10.7

0.0

12,406

Medium

-8481

N/A

-76146

N/A

Maintenance

Attainment

Denver (Southeast Corridor LRT)

Medium

Medium

4.0

3.4

1,906

Medium

-5177

-7905

2340

43288

Transitional Non-Attn.

Serious Non-Attainment

Hartford (New Britain-Hartford Busway)

Medium

Medium-High

2.6

0.7

4,381

High

-12158

-9086

-160084

-119449

Serious Non-Attainment

Attainment

Houston (Downtown to Astrodome Corridor Light Rail)

Medium

Medium

1.2

N/A

1,800

Medium

-7074

N/A

-82867

N/A

Severe Non-Attainment

Attainment

Kansas City, Johnson County (I-35 Commuter Rail) *

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Las Vegas (Resort Corridor Fixed Guideway MOS)

Medium-High

Medium

26.7

2.4

3,393

Medium

-24440

15366

-274682

202389

Attainment

Serious Non-Attainment

Maryland (MARC Commuter Rail Improvements Projects)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Severe Non-Attainment

Maintenance

Memphis (Medical Center Extension)

Medium

Not Rated

N/A

N/A

2,700

Medium

177

177

2,318

2,318

Maintenance

Maintenance

Miami (East-West Multimodal Corridor)

Medium

Medium

10.1

N/A

849

Medium

-265

N/A

-3257

N/A

Maintenance

Attainment

Miami (North Corridor)

Medium

Medium

0.8

0.8

1,383

High

-10846

-17629

-126659

-213760

Maintenance

Attainment

Miami (South Miami-Dade Busway Extension)

Medium

High

3.2

2.9

760

Medium

-4578

-5582

-60754

-72818

Maintenance

Attainment

Minneapolis (Hiawatha Corridor LRT)

Medium

Low-Medium

1.0

0.4

3,358

High

-9378

-10404

-106273

-117577

Attainment

Attainment

Nashville (East Commuter Rail Project) *

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

New York (Long Island Rail Road East Side Access Project)

Medium

Medium

7.4

5.7

3,681

Medium

80261

97356

1305826

1531344

Severe Non-Attainment

Mod. Non-Attainment

Norfolk (Norfolk - Virginia Beach Corridor LRT)

Low-Medium

Low

0.4

0.3

1,447

Medium

-5705

9724

-64640

115716

Attainment

Attainment

Orange County (The Centerline Orange County Rail Corridor)

Medium

Medium-High

13.3

6.3

17,506

Medium

-26745

-4267

37744

-85779

Extreme Non-Attainment

Serious Non-Attainment

Phoenix (East Valley Light Rail Transit)

Not Rated

Not Rated

N/A

N/A

4,040

Not Rated

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Serious Non-Attainment

Serious Non-Attainment

Portland (Interstate MAX LRT Extension)

High

High

17.4

0.8

3,226

High

-33873

-3553

-433413

13808

Attainment

Attainment

Raleigh (Phase I Triangle Regional Rail Project)

Medium

Not Rated

N/A

N/A

1,325

Medium

N/A

1168

N/A

N/A

Mod. Maintenance

Maintenance

Salt Lake City (CBD to University LRT)

Medium

Low-Medium

0.2

-0.2

3,105

Medium

-8283

-6373

-52997

-27793

Maintenance

Non-Attainment

San Diego (Mid Coast Corridor Project)

Medium-High

Medium

0.8

N/A

405

High

13425

N/A

-175016

N/A

Serious Non-Attainment

Mod. Non-Attainment

San Diego (Oceanside Escondido Rail Project)

Medium-High

Medium-High

1.4

0.7

1,706

Medium

-4070

-2113

-54464

-29045

Serious Non-Attainment

Mod. Non-Attainment

San Francisco (Third Street Light Rail Project Phase 1)

Medium

Medium-High

N/A

1.3

5,988

Medium

N/A

-3503

N/A

16,661

Maintenance

Non-Attainment

San Juan (Tren Urbano, Minillas Ext)

Medium-High

High

33.8

0.9

4,349

Medium

-48564

4538

-488977

87,590

Attainment

Attainment

Seattle (Central Link LRT MOS)

High

Medium

N/A

12.8

7,879

High

N/A

-32758

N/A

-407589

Maintenance

Maintenance

Seattle (Everett to Seattle Commuter Rail)*

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Seattle (Lakewood-to-Tacoma- Commuter Rail)*

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Tampa (Tampa Bay Regional Rail)

Medium

Low-Medium

2.1

1.7

6,053

High

-368

-251

-233738

-164625

Attainment

Attainment

Washington DC (Dulles Corridor Rapid Transit)

Medium

Medium

2.1

1.9

237

High

-1712

-10890

-59723

-68820

Serious Non-Attainment

Mod. Non-Attainment

Washington DC/MD (Largo Extension)

Medium

Medium

1.7

1.1

46

High

-2740

-10370

-19499

-6418

Serious Non-Attainment

Mod. Non-Attainment

* These projects are not rated based upon the exemption granted to projects where the anticipated Section 5309 New Starts share of the total estimated Capital Cost is below $25 million.