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Table 1A

Table 1-A

Summary of FY 2000 New Starts Ratings

  Total Capital Cost (millions) Total Sect. 5309 Funding (millions) Section 5309 Funds Share of Capital Costs Overall Project Rating   Project Justification Rating 
  Financial 
  Rating
Phase and City (Project)   
Final Design                
Dallas-Ft. Worth (RAILTRAN Phase 2) $153.50  YOE (a) $69.08  45% RECOMMENDED Medium-High Medium
Dallas (North Central LRT) $517.20  YOE   $333.00  64% RECOMMENDED High Medium
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Tri-County Commuter Rail)  $422.00  YOE   $130.80  31% HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Medium-High Medium-High
Los Angeles (LOSSAN Rail Corridor Improvement) $60.60  YOE   $44.20  73% NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Not Rated
New Orleans (Canal Streetcar Spine) $154.00  YOE   $123.20  80% NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Medium
Northern New Jersey (Newark-Elizabeth Rail Link) $150.00  YOE   $112.50  75% HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Medium-High Medium-High
San Diego (Mission Valley East) $361.00  YOE   $275.20  76% HIGHLY RECOMMENDED High Medium-High
Tacoma-Seattle (Sounder) Commuter Rail $401.00  YOE   $100.00  25% RECOMMENDED High Medium
                 
Preliminary Engineering                
Austin (Northwest/North Central Corridor) TBD      TBD  TBD NOT RATED  Not Rated Not Rated
Baltimore (MTA Double Tracking Project)  $150.00  YOE   $120.00  80% RECOMMENDED Medium Medium-High
Boston (Piers Transitway Phase 2) $363.70  1996   $291.00  80% NOT RECOMMENDED Low Medium
Chicago (Central Kane Corridor) $100.74  YOE   $59.44  59% RECOMMENDED Medium-High Medium
Chicago (North Central Corridor) $204.00  YOE   $130.60  64% NOT RECOMMENDED Medium-High Low-Medium
Chicago (Southwest Corridor) $177.40  YOE   $111.80  63% HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Medium-High Medium-High
Cincinnati (I-71) $675.80  YOE   $337.90  50% NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Low-Medium
Cleveland (Euclid Corridor) $327.00  YOE   $262.00  80% NOT RECOMMENDED Medium Low-Medium
Denver (Southeast Corridor) $595.70  YOE (a) $476.56  80% NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Medium-High
Kansas City (Southtown LRT) $247.70  YOE (a) $198.20  80% NOT RECOMMENDED Low Not Rated
Las Vegas (Resort Corridor) $500.30  YOE   $225.14  45% NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Medium-High
Little Rock (Junction Bridge/River Rail) $8.28  YOE (a) $6.62  80% NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Not Rated
Memphis (Medical Ctr. Trolley Extension) $35.90  YOE   $24.30  80% RECOMMENDED Medium-High Medium
Miami (East/West Corridor) $2,152.00  YOE   $808.00  38% NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Medium
Miami (North 27th Avenue Corridor) $579.20  YOE (b) $405.44  70% NOT RECOMMENDED Low Low-Medium
Minneapolis (Hiawatha Avenue) $446.00  1997   $223.00  50% RECOMMENDED Medium-High Medium
New York City (LIRR East Side Access) $4,289.40  YOE   TBD  TBD NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Medium
Norfolk (Virginia Beach Corridor) $524.60  YOE   $288.60  55% NOT RECOMMENDED Low Low-Medium
N. New Jersey (Hudson-Bergen MOS-2) $989.30  YOE   $622.30  63% NOT RATED  Not Rated Not Rated
Orange County (Irvine-Fullerton Corridor) $1,916.50  YOE   $959.10  50% RECOMMENDED Medium-High Medium
Orlando (I-4 Central Florida Light Rail) $600.10  YOE   $330.00  55% HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Medium-High Medium-High
Phoenix (Central Phoenix/East Valley) $390.00  YOE   $195.00  50% NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Medium
Pittsburgh (MLK Busway Extension) $62.80  YOE   $8.60  14% NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Low-Medium
Pittsburgh (Stage 2 LRT) $512.50  YOE   $162.60  32% NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Medium
Portland (South/North Corridor) $1,186.30  YOE   $636.30  53% NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Medium-High
Raleigh, NC (Regional Transit Plan) $284.00  YOE   $110.76  39% RECOMMENDED Medium Medium
Salt Lake City (Downtown Connector-West/East Corridor) $74.80  YOE   $59.84  80% NOT RECOMMENDED Low Medium
San Diego (Mid Coast Corridor) $104.60  YOE   $54.70  52% HIGHLY RECOMMENDED High Medium-High
San Diego (Oceanside Escondido Corridor) $213.70  YOE   $124.00  58% HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Medium-High Medium-High
San Francisco (Bayshore-Third Street LRT) $445.70  YOE   $0.00  0% RECOMMENDED Medium-High Medium
San Juan - Minillas Extension $468.00  YOE   $374.40  80% NOT RATED  Not Rated Medium-High
Seattle Link LRT (Northgate-Seatac) $2,917.00  YOE   $1,458.50  50% HIGHLY RECOMMENDED High Medium-High
Tampa (Tampa Regional Rail) $726.30  YOE (b) $363.15  50% NOT RECOMMENDED Low-Medium Medium
Washington DC (Largo Extension) $397.10  YOE   $316.10  80% RECOMMENDED Medium Medium-High
                 
(a) Year of Expenditure total project costs and Section 5309 share were calculated by FTA by applying a standard formula to cost estimates supplied by the project sponsor.
(b) Year of Expenditure Section 5309 share calculated by FTA.