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Table 1-D
Summary of FY 2000 New Starts Ratings
  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
 
 
Phase and City (Project) 
  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 (RAILTRAN Phase 2) Medium Medium 57.9  17.8  407 High 852  563  11,238  7,492  Serious Non-Attainment Non-Attainment
Dallas (North Central LRT) Medium Medium-High 18.3  41.9  1,525 High 18,068  22,162  122,760  203,870  Serious Non-Attainment Non-Attainment
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Tri-County Commuter Rail)  Medium-High High 26.6  N/A 10,892 Low (8,031) N/A 104  N/A Attainment  Maintenance
Los Angeles (LOSSAN Rail Corridor Improvement) Not Rated Not Rated N/A N/A 4,370 Not Rated N/A N/A N/A N/A Extreme Non-Attainment Serious Non-Attainment
New Orleans (Canal Streetcar Spine) Medium Not Rated N/A N/A 8,522 Medium 1,750  636  20,595  2,270  Attainment  Maintenance
Northern New Jersey (Newark-Elizabeth Rail Link) Medium-High Medium 0.3  N/A 3,645  Medium 2,740  N/A 22,090  N/A Severe Non-Attainment Mod. Non-Attainment
San Diego (Mission Valley East) Medium-High Medium-High 1.9  N/A 1,049 High 11,659  N/A 151,155  N/A Serious Non-Attainment Mod. Non-Attainment
Tacoma-Seattle (Sounder) Commuter Rail Medium Medium N/A 1.2  630 Medium N/A 710  N/A 9,130  Maintenance Maintenance
                         
Preliminary Engineering                        
Austin (Northwest/North Central Corridor) Not Rated Not Rated  N/A N/A 3,200 Not Rated N/A N/A N/A N/A Attainment Attainment 
Baltimore (MTA Double Tracking Project)  Medium-High Medium 0.3  N/A 7,315 High 8,170  N/A 9,095  N/A Severe Non-Attainment Attainment
Boston (Piers Transitway Phase 2) Medium Low-Medium 0.5  N/A 649 Medium 4,781  N/A 59,765  N/A Serious Non-Attainment N/A
Chicago (Central Kane Corridor) Medium Medium-High 0.3  0.7  1 Medium 14,390  10,624  188,315  138,867  Severe Non-Attainment Attainment 
Chicago (North Central Corridor) Low-Medium Low-Medium 0.3  0.1  1,516 Medium 9,433  4,166  123,963  54,964  Severe Non-Attainment Attainment 
Chicago (Southwest Corridor) Medium-High Medium-High 5.6  6.2  844 Medium 10,977  12,401  143,953  162,231  Severe Non-Attainment Attainment 
Cincinnati (I-71) Low-Medium Low-Medium 3.1  2.2  13,877 Medium (12,777) 3,536  (453,242) (250,044) Mod.Non-Attainment Attainment
Cleveland (Euclid Corridor) Low-Medium Low 0.2  N/A 12,406 Medium (717) N/A (23,458) N/A Maintenance  N/A
Denver (Southeast Corridor) Medium-High High 21.6  16.4  1,624 High 3,278  (4,083) 17,363  (80,415) Non-Attainment Serious Non-Attainment
Kansas City (Southtown LRT) Not Rated Not Rated  N/A N/A N/A Not Rated N/A N/A N/A N/A Maintenance  Maintenance 
Las Vegas (Resort Corridor) Medium-High Medium-High 73.2  27.6  3,785 High 38,377  88,065  489,934  1,096,406  Attainment Serious Non-Attainment
Little Rock (Junction Bridge/River Rail) Not Rated Not Rated  N/A N/A 565 Not Rated N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Memphis (Medical Ctr. Trolley Extension) Medium Low-Medium N/A N/A 3,488 Medium N/A N/A 10,300  N/A Maintenance  Maintenance 
Miami (East/West Corridor) Medium Medium 10.1  N/A 849 Medium N/A N/A Maintenance  Attainment 
Miami (North 27th Avenue Corridor) Low-Medium Low-Medium 0.9  0.8  1,383 High 17,450  24,227  126,659  213,760  Maintenance  Attainment 
Minneapolis (Hiawatha Avenue) Medium Low 0.8  0.4  3,351 Medium 8,312  6,284  93,297  64,690  Attainment Mod. Non-Attainment
New York City (LIRR East Side Access) Medium Low-Medium 5.3  3.9  77,700 Medium 80,927  92,663  (1,320,000) (1,470,000) Severe Non-Attainment Mod. Non-Attainment
Norfolk (Virginia Beach Corridor) Low-Medium Low 0.6  0.3  1,447 Medium 5,705  9,724  64,640  115,716  Attainment Attainment 
N. New Jersey (Hudson-Bergen MOS-2) Not Rated Not Rated  0.3  N/A N/A Not Rated N/A N/A N/A N/A Severe Non-Attainment Mod. Non-Attainment
Orange County (Irvine-Fullerton Corridor) Medium Medium-High 23.0  5.4  20,141 Medium 9,516  6,277  111,831  57,209  Extreme Non-Attainment Serious Non-Attainment
Orlando (I-4 Central Florida Light Rail) Medium-High Low 0.9  0.5  523 Medium N/A N/A 700,000  N/A Attainment Attainment
Phoenix (Central Phoenix/East Valley) Medium Low 15.6  1.0  4,734 Medium 50,473  31,560  (676,779) (455,037) Serious Non-Attainment Serious Non-Attainment
Pittsburgh (MLK Busway Extension) Low-Medium Low N/A 0.1  N/A Not Rated N/A N/A N/A N/A Mod. Non-Attainment Not Classified
Pittsburgh (Stage 2 LRT) Medium Medium-High 2.7  1.3  650 Medium 921  1,096  9,395  13,662  Mod. Non-Attainment Not Classified
Portland (South/North Corridor) Medium-High Medium 4.8  1.7  5,492 Medium 4,884  6,792  61,950  75,677  Attainment Attainment
Raleigh, NC (Regional Transit Plan) Medium Low-Medium N/A 1.3  1,325 Medium N/A N/A N/A N/A Mod. Maintenance Maintenance 
Salt Lake City (Downtown Connector-West/East Corridor) Medium Low-Medium 0.5  (0.3) 4,540  High 16,719  18,688  163,768  188,761  Maintenance  Non-Attainment
San Diego (Mid Coast Corridor) Medium-High Medium-High 1.1  N/A 258 High 13,425  N/A 175,016  N/A Serious Non-Attainment Mod. Non-Attainment
San Diego (Oceanside Escondido Corridor) Medium-High Medium-High 1.4  0.7  1,706 Medium 4,070  2,113  54,464  29,045  Serious Non-Attainment Mod. Non-Attainment
San Francisco (Bayshore-Third Street LRT) Medium Medium N/A 2.4  5,988 Medium N/A 3,503  N/A (16,661) Maintenance  Non-Attainment
San Juan - Minillas Extension Medium-High Medium N/A 1.0  4,350 High N/A 48,564  N/A 488,977  Attainment Attainment
Seattle Link LRT (Northgate-Seatac) Medium-High Medium-High N/A 21.1  11,081 High N/A 57,178  N/A 526,176  Maintenance  Maintenance 
Tampa (Tampa Regional Rail) Medium Medium-High 2.4  2.0  5,479 High 45,027  68,460  117,791  191,749  Attainment Attainment
Washington DC (Largo Extension) Medium-High Medium 1.7  1.1  45 Medium (2,740) N/A 19,499  N/A Serious Non-Attainment Mod. Non-Attainment
 
Data in ( ) represents an increase in emissions/energy consumption