Table 2: FY 2004 New Starts Funding Recommendations

(Millions of Dollars)
City/Project Overall
Project Rating
FY 2002 and
Prior Year
Earmarks
FY 2003
Earmarks
FY 2004
Recommended
Funding
Remaining
FFGA
Funding
Total
Recommended
Funding
TOTALS BY PHASE                  
Existing Full Funding Grant Agreements   $1,668.44   $1,046.87   $994.26 $1,342.92 $4,900.19  
Pending Full Funding Grant Agreements   102.73   114.10   139.02      
Proposed Full Funding Grant Agreements   180.94   23.00   235.00      
Other Projects in Final Design and Preliminary Engineering   634.54   8.00   121.19      
Ferry Capital Projects (AK or HI)(§5309(m)(5)(A)   10.19   10.30   10.30      
Oversight Activities       12.14   15.15      
GRAND TOTAL   $2,596.85   $1,214.40   $1,514.92 $1,342.92 $4,900.19  
EXISTING FULL FUNDING GRANT AGREEMENTS                  
Fully Funded in the FY 2003 Budget Request                  
Atlanta - North Springs (North Line Extension) FFGA $354.34 (1) $16.11     FFGA Complete 370.54 (1)
Boston - South Boston Piers Transitway Phase 1 FFGA 330.05   0.68     FFGA Complete 330.73  
Los Angeles - MOS-3 Extensions of Metro Rail (North Hollywood) FFGA 640.55   40.49     FFGA Complete 681.04  
Northern New Jersey - Hudson-Bergen MOS-1 FFGA 584.89   19.2     FFGA Complete 604.09  
St. Louis - Metrolink St. Clair Extension FFGA 249.04 (2) 3.37     FFGA Complete 252.41 (2)
Salt Lake City - CBD to University LRT FFGA 20.80 (2) 68.76     FFGA Complete 89.56 (2)
Salt Lake City - North-South LRT FFGA 243.28 (2) 0.72     FFGA Complete 243.99 (2)
Funding Requested in FY 2004 Budget Request                  
Baltimore - Central LRT Double-Tracking FFGA 21.49   24.25   40.00 34.26 120.00  
Chicago - Douglas Branch Reconstruction FFGA 52.20 (3) 55.00   85.00 127.90 320.10  
Chicago - North Central Corridor Commuter Rail FFGA 51.26 (4) 20.00   20.00 44.06 135.32  
Chicago - Southwest Corridor Commuter Rail FFGA 38.50 (4) 20.00   20.00 24.52 103.02  
Chicago - Union-Pacific West Line Extension FFGA 32.84 (4) 12.00   12.00 23.92 80.76  
Dallas - North Central LRT Extension FFGA 230.91   70.00   30.16 1.90 330.00  
Denver - Southeast Corridor LRT FFGA 60.86   70.00   80.00 314.14 525.00  
Fort Lauderdale - Tri-County Commuter Rail Upgrades FFGA 52.40   39.69   18.41 FFGA Complete 110.50  
Memphis - Medical Center Extension FFGA 34.81 (2) 15.61   9.25 FFGA Complete 59.67 (2)
Minneapolis - Hiawatha Corridor LRT FFGA 168.35   60.00   74.98 30.97 334.30  
Northern New Jersey - Hudson-Bergen MOS-2 FFGA 0.00   50.00   100.00 350.00 500.00  
Northern New Jersey - Newark Rail Link MOS-1 FFGA 59.39   60.00   22.57 FFGA Complete 141.95  
Pittsburgh - Stage II LRT Reconstruction FFGA 41.53   26.25   30.24 2.18 100.20  
Portland - Interstate MAX LRT Extension FFGA 70.79 (2) 70.00   77.50 39.21 257.50 (2)
Salt Lake City - Medical Center Extension FFGA 2.97   20.00   30.66 FFGA Complete 53.63  
San Diego - Mission Valley East LRT Extension FFGA 112.72   65.00   65.00 87.24 329.96  
San Francisco - BART Extension to San Francisco Airport FFGA 371.37   100.00   169.95 178.63 819.95  
San Juan - Tren Urbano FFGA 198.52 (2) 59.74   43.54 10.57 312.37 (2)
Washington DC/MD - Largo Metrorail Extension FFGA 67.53 (2) 60.00   65.00 73.42 265.95 (2)
SUBTOTAL   $1,668.44   $1,046.87   $994.26 $1,342.92 $4,900.19  
PENDING FEDERAL FUNDING COMMITMENTS                  
Los Angeles - Eastside Corridor LRT Recommended $8.42   $35.00   $55.00      
New Orleans - Canal Street Recommended 70.03 (2) 37.10   36.02      
San Diego - Oceanside/Escondido Rail Corridor FFGA 24.28   42.00   48.00      
SUBTOTAL   $102.73   $114.10   $139.02      
PROPOSED FEDERAL FUNDING COMMITMENTS                  
Chicago - Ravenswood Line Extension Not Rated (5) $7.89   $4.00   $45.00      
Las Vegas - Resort Corridor Fixed Guideway Recommended 13.85   4.00   40.00      
New York - Long Island Rail Road East Side Access Recommended 68.23   15.00   75.00      
Seattle - Central Link Initial Segment Highly Recommended 90.97   0.00   75.00      
SUBTOTAL   $180.94   $23.00   $235.00      
Note: Totals may not add due to rounding or FFGA shortfalls.
(1) Reflects amendment to FFGA and prior year funding not included in FFGA. See text.
(2) Totals include prior year funding not included in FFGA. See text.
(3) FY 2001 appropriations provided a total of $14.89 million for "Chicago Ravenswood and Douglas Branch Reconstruction Projects."
(4) Reflects reallocation of FY 2000 and FY 2001 funds for "Metra Commuter Rail Project" by grantee
(5) FTA and the project sponsor were unable to successfully implement the software necessary to calculate the user benefit information for this project. However, FTA and the project sponsor have calculated an estimate of user benefits, which we believe to be reasonable and which would result in a recommended rating for the project. FTA will continue to work with the project sponsor to implement the software and confirm this estimate.


Table 2 (continued)
FY2004 Funding for New Starts Projects
(Millions of Dollars)
 
City/Project Overall
Project Rating
FY 2002 and
Prior Year
Earmarks
FY 2003
Requested
FY 2004
Recommended
Funding
Remaining
FFGA
Funding
Total
Recommended
Funding
OTHER PROJECTS IN FINAL DESIGN                  
Baltimore - MARC Penn-Camden Connection Exempt (6) $0.80              
Cleveland - Euclid Corridor BRT Recommended 19.38 (7) 4.00          
Galveston - Trolley Extension Exempt (6) 4.95              
Girdwood, AK - South Anchorage Double Track Exempt (6) 27.25              
Girdwood, AK - Eagle River to Knik River Commuter Rail Exempt (6) 0.00 (8)            
Alaska Railroad - Knik River to Wasilla Commuter Rail Exempt (6) 0.00 (8)            
Little Rock - River Rail Project Exempt (6) 7.93              
Los Angeles - LOSSAN Rail Corridor Imp. Project Exempt (6) 23.84              
Nashville - East Corridor Commuter Rail Exempt (6) 11.87              
Pawtucket, RI - Rhode Island Commuter Rail Imp. Program Exempt (6) 5.45              
Prince William Sound, AK - Alaska Marine Highway System Exempt (6) 0.00 (9)            
SUBTOTAL   $101.48   $4.00          
PROJECTS IN PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING                  
Austin - Rapid Transit Project Not Available (10) $3.96              
Boston - Silver Line Phase 3 Recommended 0.00              
Bridgeport, CT - Intermodal Center Exempt (6) 10.20              
Burlington, VT - Burlington-Essex Commuter Rail Exempt (6) 6.90              
Charlotte - South Corridor Light Rail Recommended 19.78              
Cincinnati - Interstate-71 Corridor LRT Not Recommended 9.76              
Columbus - North Corridor Recommended 0.50              
Dallas - Northwest-Southeast Corridor LRT MOS Recommended 1.00              
Denver - West Corridor Light Rail Recommended 0.00              
Fort Collins - Mason Street Transportation Corridor Not Recommended 0.00              
Harrisburg, PA - CorridorOne Rail Exempt (6) 1.97              
Hartford - New Britain-Hartford Busway Not Rated 1.49              
Honolulu - Primary Transportation Corridor Project Recommended 14.36              
Kansas City - Johnson County I-35 Commuter Rail Exempt (6) 4.45              
Los Angeles - Mid-City Exposition LRT Not Rated 12.88              
Louisville - Transportation Tomorrow South Central LRT Not Available (10) 0.00              
Lowell, MA-Nashua, NH - Commuter Rail Extension Exempt (6) 5.93              
Miami - North Corridor Metrorail Extension Not Recommended 11.92              
Minneapolis - Northstar Corridor Rail Project Not Recommended 14.85   4.00          
New Orleans - Desire Corridor Streetcar Not Recommended 7.16              
New York - Second Avenue Subway Recommended 4.98              
Norfolk, VA - Norfolk Light Rail Transit Project Not Recommended 10.91              
Orange County, CA - Centerline LRT Project Not Rated 7.45              
Philadelphia - Schuylkill Valley Metrorail Not Recommended 25.72              
Phoenix - Central Phoenix East Valley Corridor Highly Recommended 33.67              
Pittsburgh - North Shore Connector LRT Not Recommended 23.67              
Raleigh - Phase I Regional Rail Project Recommended 50.55              
San Diego - Mid Coast Corridor Not Rated 12.32              
San Francisco - New Central Subway Not Recommended 0.00              
San Juan - Tren Urbano Minillas Extension Not Recommended 0.00              
Santa Clara County, CA - Silicon Valley Rapid Transit Not Yet Available (11) 0.00              
Seattle - Airport Link Not Available (10) 0.00 (12)            
Seattle - North Link Extension Not Available (10) 0.00 (12)            
Seattle - Everett-to-Seattle Commuter Rail Exempt (6) 79.32              
Seattle - Lakewood-to-Tacoma Commuter Rail Exempt (6) 0.00 (13)            
Silver Spring, MD - MARC Intermodal Transit Center Exempt (6) 0.00              
Stamford, CT - Urban Transitway and ITC Improvements Exempt (6) 14.85              
Tampa - Tampa Bay Regional Rail System Not Recommended 5.94              
Washington, DC - Dulles Corridor Rapid Transit Recommended 115.68              
Washington DC - MARC Mid-Day Storage Exempt (6) 9.90              
Washington County, OR - Wilsonville to Beaverton Commuter Rail Not Yet Available (11) 11.00              
SUBTOTAL   $533.07   $4.00          

(6) Under §5309(e)(8)(A), proposed New Starts projects requiring less than $25.00 million in Section 5309 New starts Funding are exempt from the project evaluation and rating process required by Section 5309(e). However, FTA strongly encourages sponsors who believe their projects to be exempt to nonetheless submit information for evaluation and rating purposes.
(7) Total reflects reprogramming of $4.72 million from Cleveland Euclid Corridor.
(8) Funding is included in Alaska Railroad - South Anchorage Double Track.
(9) Funding is included in Ferry Capital Projects (AK or HI).
(10) Complete information is not yet available to adequately rate these projects.
(11) These projects did not submit New Starts criteria for the FY 2004 Annual Report on New Starts.
(12) Funding is included in Seattle - Central Link Initial Segment.
(13) Funding is included in Seattle - Everett to Seattle Commuter Rail.