Table 1d Continued

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Summary of Fiscal Year 2001 New Starts Ratings

Phase and City (Project) Operating Efficiency Rating Operating Efficiencies Cost Effectiveness Rating Cost Effectiveness Land Use Rating
Systemwide Operating Cost per Passenger Mile Incremental Cost per Incremental Passenger
No-Build TSM New Start New Start Versus No Build New Start Versus TSM
Final Design
Dallas-Ft. Worth (Trinity Railway Express - Phase 2) Not Rated N/A N/A N/A Medium-High $4.60 $9.80 Medium
Ft. Lauderdale (Tri-Rail Commuter Upgrade) Low $0.28 N/A $0.35 Low-Medium $13.80 N/A Medium
Little Rock (River Rail Project) * 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
New Orleans (Canal Streetcar Spine) High $0.76 $0.71 $0.59 High $4.40 $5.40 Medium
Newark (Newark Rail Link, MOS-1) Medium $0.47 N/A $0.46 Medium-High $8.80 N/A Medium-High
Northern New Jersey (Hudson-Bergen MOS-2) Medium $0.29 N/A $0.27 Low $22.10 N/A Medium-High
Pittsburgh (Stage 2 LRT Priority Program) High $0.35 $0.37 $0.31 Medium $11.80 $7.90 Medium
San Diego (Mission Valley East LRT Extension) Medium $0.19 N/A $0.19 Medium $10.40 N/A Medium-High
Preliminary Engineering
Austin (Austin Area LRT System) Medium $1.18 $1.15 $1.14 Medium $11.70 $12.30 Medium
Baltimore (Central Corridor Light Rail Double Tracking) Medium $0.60 N/A $0.59 Medium-High $8.70 N/A Low-Medium
Boston (South Boston Piers Transitway Phase 2) Medium $0.58 N/A $0.58 Low-Medium $15.60 N/A High
Chicago (Douglas Branch Reconstruction) Medium $0.20 $0.21 $0.21 Medium $11.70 $13.70 High
Chicago (CTA Ravenswood Line Expansion) Medium $0.21 N/A $0.20 High $3.50 $0.00 High
Chicago (Metra Central Kane Corridor) Medium $0.23 $0.23 $0.22 Low-Medium $13.70 $16.80 Low-Medium
Chicago (Metra North Central Corridor) Medium $0.23 $0.23 $0.23 Medium $8.90 $11.40 Medium
Chicago (Metra South West Corridor Commuter Rail) Medium $0.22 $0.22 $0.22 Medium-High $8.90 $8.60 Medium
Cincinnati (I-71 Corridor) Medium $0.47 $0.46 $0.47 Low-Medium $15.50 $17.60 Low-Medium
Cleveland (Euclid Corridor Improvement Project) Medium $0.63 N/A $0.63 Low $26.90 N/A Medium-High
Denver (Southeast Corridor LRT) Medium $0.37 $0.39 $0.37 Low-Medium $18.40 $14.80 Medium
Hartford (New Britain-Hartford Busway) Low $0.68 $0.74 $0.78 High $5.50 $4.30 Low-Medium
Houston (Downtown to Astrodome Corridor Light Rail) Medium $0.42 N/A $0.42 Low-Medium $20.00 N/A Medium
Kansas City, Johnson County (I-35 Commuter Rail) * N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Las Vegas (Resort Corridor Fixed Guideway MOS) High $0.35 $0.37 $0.33 High $3.70 $0.70 Medium
Maryland (MARC Commuter Rail Improvements Projects) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Memphis (Medical Center Extension) Medium $0.42 N/A $0.44 High $5.20 N/A Medium
Miami (East-West Multimodal Corridor) Medium $0.35 N/A $0.36 Low-Medium $18.90 N/A Medium-High
Miami (North Corridor) Medium $0.45 $0.45 $0.43 Low-Medium $15.50 $21.50 Medium
Miami (South Miami-Dade Busway Extension) High $0.53 $0.52 $0.49 Medium $11.70 $14.20 Low-Medium
Minneapolis (Hiawatha Corridor LRT) Medium $0.35 $0.35 $0.36 Low-Medium $19.00 $19.20 Medium-High
Nashville (East Commuter Rail Project) * 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) Not Rated N/A N/A N/A Low $34.50 $32.20 High
Norfolk (Norfolk-Virginia Beach Corridor LRT) High $0.73 $0.79 $0.63 Low-Medium $16.40 $15.10 Low-Medium
Orange County (The Centerline Orange County Rail Corridor) High $0.40 $0.42 $0.36 Medium $6.80 $11.90 Medium
Phoenix (East Valley Light Rail Transit) Not Rated N/A N/A N/A Not Rated N/A N/A Medium
Portland (Interstate MAX LRT Extension) Medium $0.42 $0.38 $0.38 Medium-High $3.10 $9.70 High
Raleigh (Phase 1 Triangle Regional Rail Project) High N/A $0.58 $0.44 Medium N/A $11.60 Medium
Salt Lake City (CBD to University LRT) Medium $0.30 $0.30 $0.30 Medium-High $6.00 $9.30 Medium
San Diego (Mid Coast Corridor Project) Medium $0.22 N/A $0.22 High $3.20 N/A Medium
San Diego (Oceanside Escondido Rail Project) Medium $0.10 $0.10 $0.10 High $4.40 $6.40 Medium
San Francisco (Third Street Light Rail Project Phase 1) Medium N/A $0.55 $0.55 Low N/A $38.90 High
San Juan (Tren Urbano, Minillas Extension) Medium $0.25 $0.29 $0.29 Medium $7.10 $12.60 Medium-High
Seattle (Central Link LRT MOS) Medium N/A $0.47 $0.45 High N/A $3.30 High
Tampa (Tampa Bay Regional Rail) High $0.50 $0.54 $0.44 Medium-High $8.50 $8.40 Low-Medium
Washington DC (Dulles Corridor Rapid Transit) Medium $0.31 $0.31 $0.29 Low-Medium $11.90 $19.60 Low-Medium
Washington DC/MD (Largo Extension) Medium $0.38 $0.38 $0.38 Medium $9.30 $11.60 Medium-High

* 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.