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Table 1-D: Summary of Fiscal Year 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 ½ mile Annual Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emmissions (tons CO2) Annual Reduction in Regional Energy Consumption (million BTU's) EPA Classification
New Start Versus: New Start Versus: New Start Versus: Ozone Carbon Monoxide
No-Build TSM No-Build TSM No-Build TSM
Final Design
Dallas-Ft. Worth (Trinity Railway Express - Phase 2) 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 Improvement 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 Moderate 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 Moderate Non-Attainment
Pittsburgh (Stage 2 LRT Priority Program) Medium Low-Medium 0.7 0.6 3,622 High -10480 -6930 -131859 -89696 Moderate 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 Moderate 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 2) 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 Moderate 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-Attainment 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 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
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 Moderate 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 Moderate 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 Moderate 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 Moderate 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 Extension) 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
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 Moderate Non-Attainment
Washington DC/MD (Largo Extension) Medium Medium 1.7 1.1 46 High -2740 -10370 -19499 -6418 Serious Non-Attainment Moderate 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.