Table 2: Supplemental Analysis of FY 2000 New Start Project Ratings

N/A = Not Available TSM = Transportation System Management Alternative BTU = British Thermal Units Data in ( ) represents an increase in emissions/energy consumption.
The Section 5309 New Starts criteria, as presented in Tables 1 and 2, are discussed on pages 2-3 of this Report. Additional documentation is provided in FTA's Technical Guidance on Section 5309 New Starts Criteria.
Capital costs are reported in escalated, year-of-expenditure (YOE) dollars. Capital costs are annualized based on a consistent set of assumptions on the useful life of specific cost components.
Phase and City (Project) Overall Project Rating Annualized Project Capital Cost Mobility Improvements Environmental Benefits
Annual Hours of Travel Time Savings Per Annualized Project Cost Low Income Households Within ½-Mile Per Annualized Project Cost (HH per $Million) Annual Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Per Annualized Project Cost (Millions) Annual Reduction in Regional Energy Consumption Per Annualized Project Cost (Millions)
New Start vs. New Start vs. New Start vs. New Start vs. New Start vs.
No-Build TSM No-Build TSM No-Build TSM No-Build TSM No-Build TSM
Final Design
Dallas-Fort Worth (RAILTRAN Phase 2) Recommended 9.80 8.00 5.908 0 0 0 87 70 1,147 937
Dallas (North Central LRT) Recommended 29.30 24.50 0.608 1.657 52 62 617 905 4,190 8,321
Fort Lauderdale, FL (Tri-County Commuter Rail) Highly Recommended 19.68 N/A 1.352 N/A 553 N/A -408 N/A 5 N/A
Los Angeles (LOSSAN Rail Corridor Improvement) Not Recommended 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) Not Recommended 8.04 7.63 0.025 0.026 1,060 1,117 218 N/A 2,562 298
Northern New Jersey (Newark-Elizabeth Rail Link) Highly Recommended 8.70 N/A 0.034 N/A 419 N/A 119 N/A 958 N/A
San Diego (Mission Valley East) Highly Recommended 23.06 N/A 0.082 N/A 45 N/A 1,340 N/A 17,374 N/A
Tacoma-Seattle (Sounder Commuter Rail) Recommended N/A 20.55 N/A 0.058 N/A 31 N/A 35 N/A 444
Preliminary Engineering
Austin (Northwest/North Central Corridor) Not Rated N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Baltimore (MTA Double Tracking Project) Recommended 10.54 N/A 0.025 N/A 694 N/A 775 N/A 1 N/A
Boston (Piers Transitway Phase 2) Not Recommended N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Chicago (Central Kane Corridor) Recommended 6.8 0.75 0.070 1.875 0 0 2,122 33,200 27,775 433,959
Chicago (North Central Corridor) Not Recommended 13.81 10.89 0.007 0.000 110 139 683 383 8,976 5,047
Chicago (Southwest Corridor) Highly Recommended 11.94 11.56 0.377 0.398 71 73 919 1,073 12,056 14,034
Cincinnati (I-71) Not Recommended 110.10 95.90 0.028 0.023 1 0 -116 37 -4,117 -2,607
Cleveland (Euclid Corridor) Not Recommended 28.8 N/A 0.014 N/A 2 N/A -25 N/A -814 N/A
Denver (Southeast Corridor) Not Recommended 38.60 13.50 0.560 1.214 0 120 85 -302 450 -5,957
Kansas City (Southtown LRT) Not Recommended N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Las Vegas (Resort Corridor) Not Recommended 88.80 41.60 0.824 0.663 43 91 432 2,117 5,517 26,356
Little Rock (Junction Bridge/River Rail) Not Recommended N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Memphis (Medical Center Trolley Extension) Recommended N/A N/A N/A N/A 1,453 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Miami (East/West Corridor) Not Recommended 106.39 N/A 0.095 N/A 8 N/A 0 N/A 0 N/A
Miami (North 27th Avenue Corridor) Not Recommended 38.22 36.41 0.024 0.022 36 38 N/A N/A 3,314 5,871
Minneapolis (Hiawatha Avenue) Recommended 35.90 33.60 0.022 0.012 93 100 N/A 187 2,599 1,925
New York City (LIRR East Side Access) Not Recommended 246.50 201.10 0.021 0.020 0 0 23 48 262 575
Norfolk (Virginia Beach Corridor) Not Recommended 39.10 36.90 0.015 0.009 0 0 N/A N/A 10,762 28,806
Northern New Jersey (Hudson-Bergen MOS-2) Not Rated 8.70 N/A N/A N/A 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Orange County (Irvine-Fullerton Corridor) Recommended 120.10 102.80 0.192 0.053 172 201 79 0 931 557
Orlando (I-4 Central Florida Light Rail) Highly Recommended 47.84 44.90 0.019 0.011 45 48 N/A N/A 14,632 N/A
Phoenix (Central Phoenix/East Valley) Not Recommended N/A 13.20 N/A N/A N/A 323 N/A 2,391 N/A N/A
Pittsburgh (MLK Busway Extension) Not Recommended 28.10 14.30 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 334 955
Pittsburgh (Stage 2 LRT) Not Recommended N/A N/A 0.096 0.091 23 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Portland (South/North Corridor) Not Recommended 88.80 N/A 0.054 N/A 62 N/A 55 515 698 5,733
Raleigh, NC (Regional Transit Plan) Recommended 21.70 17.20 0.002 0.075 61 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Salt Lake City (Downtown Connector-West/East Corridor) Not Recommended 28.60 23.40 0.017 -0.013 0 209 585 799 5,726 8,067
San Diego (Mid Coast Corridor) Highly Recommended 7.01 N/A 0.150 N/A 37 N/A 1,915 N/A 24,967 N/A
San Diego (Oceanside Escondido Corridor) Highly Recommended 16.18 14.73 0.087 0.048 105 0 252 143 3,366 1,972
San Francisco (Bayshore-Third Street LRT) Recommended N/A 22.49 N/A 0.107 N/A 266 N/A N/A N/A N/A
San Juan - Minillas Extension Not Rated N/A 33.82 N/A 0.030 N/A 129 N/A 1,436 N/A 14,458
Seattle Link LRT (Northgate-Seatac) Highly Recommended N/A 157.86 N/A 0.134 N/A 57 N/A 362 N/A 3,333
Tampa (Tampa Regional Rail) Not Recommended 28.00 22.70 0.085 0.089 0 241 1,608 3,016 4,207 8,447
Washington DC (Largo Extension) Recommended 28.77 N/A 0.059 N/A 2 N/A -95 N/A 678 N/A