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TABLE 78

FTA ASSISTED NEW STARTS AND EXTENSIONS

OPENING DATES [MARTA] MILES



ATLANTA, GA [MARTA] 47.3


East Line
Five Points to Avondale [1979]
Avondale to Indian Creek [1993]
West Line
Five Points to Hamilton E. Holmes [1979]
Proctor Creek Branch- to Bankhead Station [1992]
South Line
Five Points to Garnett Street [1981]
Garnett Street to West End [1982]
West End to Lakewood [1984]
Lakewood to East Point [1986]
East Point to Hartsfield Airport [1988]
North Line
Buckhead to Dunwoody [1996]
Dunwoody to North Springs- 1.9 miles [12/18/00]
Northeast Line
To North Avenue [1981]
North Avenue to Peachtree Center [1982]
Peachtree Center to Arts Center [1982]
Arts Center to Brookhaven [1984]
Brookhaven to Chamblee [1987]
Chamblee to Doraville [1992]
NOTE: Groundbreaking for MARTA System on 2/19/75
BALTIMORE, MD [MTA] 15.5[Metro]
29.3 [LRT]


Northwest Rapid Transit Line
Charles Center to Owings Mill [1984]
Charles Center to Johns Hopkins [1995]
Central Light Rail Line
Camden Yards to Timonium [4/3/92]
Camden Yards to Patapsco Avenue [8/92]
Patapsco Avenue to Linthicum [4/93]
Linthicum to Cromwell Station/Glen Burnie [6/93]
Three Extensions
Hunt Valley- 4.5 mile extension [9/9/97]
BWI - 2.0 mile spur [12/5/97]
Penn Station- .25 mile spur [12/5/97]
BOSTON, MA [MBTA] 17.4


Orange Line
North Extension - Haymarket to Oak Grove- 5.4 miles [1977]
Southwest Line - Washington Street to Forest Hills- 6 miles [1987]
Red Line
North Extension - Harvard to Alewife- 3 miles [1985]
South Extension - Quincy Center to Braintree- 3 miles [1980]
BUFFALO, NY [NFTA] 6.4


Main Street Mall to SUNY South Campus [1984]

CHICAGO, IL [CTA/RTA] 74.0


METRA Electric- Richton Park to University Park- 2 miles [1970]
Red Line- Dan Ryan Express - Downtown Loop to 95th Street- 10 miles [1969]
Blue Line- Kennedy Extension - Logan Square to Jefferson Park- 5 miles [1970]
Blue Line- O'Hare Extension- Jefferson Park to O'Hare Airport- 7 miles [1983/84]
Orange Line- Downtown Loop to Midway Airport- 9 miles [1993]
METRA Wisconsin Central- Downtown to Antioch- 41 miles [1996]

CLEVELAND, OH [GCRTA] 4.0


RED LINE- Hopkins International Airport [1968]

DALLAS, TX [DART] 20 [LRT]
27 [CR]


LIGHT RAIL
Downtown to Illinois Station [South Oak Cliff](6/14/96)
Downtown to West Oak Cliff (6/14/96)
Illinois Station to Ledbetter [South Oak Cliff](5/31/97)
Downtown to Park Lane (1/10/97)
COMMUTER RAIL
Union Station - South Irving- 10 miles [12/30/96]
South Irving – East Fort Worth- 17 miles [9/18/00]
DENVER, CO [RTD] 14.0


Central Corridor- Downtown to I-25 & Broadway- 5.3 miles [1994] [*]
Southwest Extension- I-25 Broadway to Mineral Avenue, Littleton- 8.7 miles [7/17/00]
[*] Built with local funds

DETROIT, MI [SEMTA] 3.0


Downtown People Mover Loop [1986] 3 miles

JACKSONVILLE, FL [JTA] 2.1


Automated Skyway Express
Central to Terminal [1989/97] 1 mile
Extension across St. John’s River to San Marco Station [10/27/98] 1.1 mile

LOS ANGELES, CA [LACMTA] RED LINE 18.6
BUSWAY 11.0


El Monte Busway [San Bernardino Freeway] 11 miles
RED LINE- Union Station - MacAuthur Park [1/30/93] 4.4 miles
RED LINE - MacAuthur Park to Wilshire & Western [7/13/96] 2 miles
RED LINE - Wilshire and Vermont to Hollywood & Vine [6/11/99] 5.9 miles
RED LINE – Hollywood & Vine to North Hollywood [6/26/00] 6.3 miles

MIAMI, FL [MDTA] 25.4


METRORAIL- Dadeland South to Okeechobee-21 miles [1984/85]
METROMOVER- Downtown loop- 1.9 miles [1986]
METROMOVER- Northern & Southern Extensions- 2.5 miles [5/26/94]

MEMPHIS, TN [MATA] 4.5


Exchange Avenue/Main Street to Peabody Place- 2 miles [1993]
Riverfront Loop- 2.5 miles [1997]

NEW YORK, NY [MTA] 6.0


Archer Avenue- Queens Boulevard/Hillside Avenue to Archer/Parsons- 3 miles [1988]
63rd Street Line- 57th/7th Avenue to 21st Street/41st Avenue, Queens- 3miles [1989]
Queens Connector - Northern Boulevard to 21st Street- 1 mile [1/13/2001]

NORTHERN NEW JERSEY [NJTC] 8.3


Hudson – Bergen LRT (MOS-1A)- Bayonne to Exchange Place- 7.3 miles [4/15/00]
Hudson – Bergen LRT (MOS-1B)- to Newport Station- 1.0 mile [11/18/00] – three add’t stations

PHILADELPHIA, PA [SEPTA] 6.7


Center City Commuter Connection- 1.7 miles [1988]
Airport High Speed Rail Line- 5 miles [1985]

PIITSBURGH, PA [PAT] 16.3 [Busway]
10.0 [Light Rail]


South Busway- 4.5 miles [1978]
East [Martin Luther King Jr] Busway- Downtown to Wilkinsburg- 6.8 miles [1983]
West Busway- Downtown to Carnegie- 5.0 miles [9/10/00]
Light Rail Reconstr.
Castle Shannon to South Hills Village- 5 miles [1984]
Downtown Subway- 2 miles [1985]
Castle Shannon - Mt. Lebanon, Dormont, Beechview-3 miles [1987]
PORTLAND, OR [TRI-MET] 32.7


Banfield Light Rail Line- 15 miles [1986]
Westside/Hillsboro- 17.7 miles [09/30/98]

SACRAMENTO, CA [Regional Transit District] 20.3


Northeast Line- Downtown to Watt Avenue and I-80- 9 miles [09/05/87]
East Line- Downtown to Butterfield Way- 9 miles [09/05/87]
Butterfield Way to Mather Field Road- 2.3 miles [9/07/98]

SALT LAKE CITY [Utah Transit Authority] 15.0


Downtown Salt Lake City to 10000 South, Sandy, Utah [12/06/99]

SAN DIEGO, CA [MTDB- San Diego Trolley, Inc.] 48.0


South Line:
Downtown San Diego - San Ysidro- 15.9 miles [7/81]
East Line:
Downtown - Euclid - initial segment - 4.5 miles [3/86]
Euclid - El Cajon - 11.3 mile extension [6/25/89]
Downtown - 1.5 mile Bayside Segment [6/30/90]
El Cajon - Santee - 3.6 mile extension [8/95]
North Line
Downtown - Initial .4 mile segment [7/92]
Downtown - Old Town - 3.2 mile extension [6/13/96]
Old Town - Mission Valley West - 6.1 miles [11/23/97]
Note: Most of San Diego system locally funded

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA [BART] 94.3


Basic System- 71.5 miles [1972]
Daly City to Colma- 1.0 mile [02/24/96]
Pittsburgh/Antioch- 7.8 miles [12/07/96]
Dublin/Pleasanton- 14 miles [5/09/97]
NOTE: Groundbreaking for BART System on 6/19/64

SAN FRANCISCO, CA [MUNI] 6.5


Muni Metro Market Street Subway- 3.5 miles [1980/81]
Muni Metro Extension to Caltrain Terminal- 3 miles [01/10/98]
SAN JOSE, CA [VTA] 27.6


GUADALUPE Light Rail
Downtown to Old Ironsides- 10 miles [1987]
Downtown to Santa Theresa- 10 miles [1988]
TASMAN WEST Light Rail
Old Ironsides to Mountainview- 7.6 miles [12/20/99]
STOCKTON – SAN JOSE, CA 85.0


[San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission, Alameda Congestion Management
Agency, and Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority]

Altamont Commuter Express- 85 miles [10/19/98]

SEATTLE, WA [RTA] 2.0 [Bus Tunnel]
40.0 [Commuter Rail]


Downtown Bus Tunnel- 2 miles [1989]
Commuter Rail- Sounder- Seattle – Tacoma- 40 miles [9/18/00]

WASHINGTON, D.C. AND SUBURBS [WMATA] 101.6


Red Line:
Farragut North to Rhode Island Ave (3/29/76)
Farragut North to Dupont Circle (1/17/77)
Rhode Island Ave to Silver Spring (2/06/78)
Dupont Circle to Van Ness/UDC (12/05/81)
Van Ness/UDC to Grosvenor (8/25/84)
Grosvenor to Shady Grove (12/15/84)
Silver Spring to Wheaton (9/22/90)
Wheaton to Glenmont Terminal (7/25/98)
Orange Line:
Stadium-Armory to New Carrollton (11/20/78)
Rosslyn to Ballston (12/01/79)
Ballston to Vienna (6/07/86)
[segment between Rosslynn and Stadium-Armory opened on 7/1/77 as part of Blue Line segment]
Blue Line:
National Airport to Stadium-Armory (7/01/77)
Stadium-Armory to Addison Road (11/22/80)
National Airport to Van Dorn Street (6/15/91)
Van Dorn Street to Franconia-Springfield (6/30/97)
Yellow Line:
Gallery Place/Chinatown to Pentagon (4/30/83)
Pentagon to Huntington (12/17/83)
Gallery Place/Chinatown to Mt. Vernon Sq/UDC (1993)
Green Line:
L'Enfant Plaza to U Street/Cardoza (5/11/91)
L'Enfant Plaza to Anacostia (12/28/91)
Fort Totten to Greenbelt (12/11/93)
Inner Green Line [U Street/Cardoza to Fort Totten] (09/18/99)
Anacostia to Branch Avenue (01/13/01)
UNDER CONSTRUCTION

BOSTON, MA [MBTA]

South Boston Piers- South Station to World Trade Center [1.0 mile]

DALLAS, TX [DART]

COMMUTER RAIL- Trinity Railway Express – East Fort Worth – Fort Worth [7 miles]
LIGHT RAIL- North Central Extension- Park Lane to Plano [12.5 miles]

MIAMI, FL [MDTA]

Palmetto Extension- Metrorail extension from Okeechobee Station to Palmetto [1.4 miles]

MINNEAPOLIS [MTD]

Hiawatha LRT Project [11.5 miles]

NORTHERN NEW JERSEY [NJTC]

Hudson - Bergen LRT – Newport Station to Hoboken [1.3 miles]
Hudson - Bergen LRT – Hoboken to North Bergen; 34th Street, Bayonne to 22nd Street [6.1 miles]

PITTSBURGH, PA [PAAC]

Stage II Light Rail Reconstruction [12miles]

SACRAMENTO, CA [RT]

Mather Field to Sunrise Boulevard [2.8 miles]
Downtown to Meadowview [6.3 miles]

SAINT LOUIS, MO/IL [Bi-State]

St. Clair County, Illinois Extension [17.0 miles]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA [BART]

Airport Extension- Colma Station to Millbrae via SFO [8.7 miles]

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO [PRDHT]

Tren Urbano- Bayamon Centro to Sagrado Corazon [10.3 miles]

TAMPA, FL [HART]

Ybor City Vintage Trolley [3 miles]

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