Eastridge to BART Regional Connector: Capitol Expressway Light Rail Project

12 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Document Title
Eastridge to BART Regional Connector: Capitol Expressway Light Rail Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation

Document Description
The approved project would consist of the extension of light rail along Capitol Expressway between Alum Rock Light Rail Station and Eastridge Transit Center, a distance of approx. 2.4 miles. VTA is proposing the following changes to the approved project: extension of the aerial guideway to grade-separate the Ocala Avenue and Cunningham Avenue intersections; revisions to Capitol Expressway roadway lane configurations (including the conversion of the exiting high-occupancy vehicle lanes to general purpose traffic lanes and maintaining eight lanes between Story Road and Capitol Avenue); modifications to Eastridge Station platforms and track; reduction in parking spaces at Eastridge Park and Ride lot; relocation of the Story Station pedestrian overcrossing; modification to Story Station pedestrian access; and relocation of a construction staging area.

Contact Information
Christina Jaworski
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
3331 North First Street, Bldg B-2
San Jose, CA 95134

408 321 5789


37°20'45.2"N 122°49'25.3"W
San Jose
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Capitol Expressway between Capitol Avenue and north of Quimby Road
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 130, 680, 101
Reid Hillview Airport
Silver Creek, Lake Cunningham, Thompson Creek
Other Information
Zip Code: 95122, 95148

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Other (Transit Improvements)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Transit Improvements
Project Issues
Other Issues Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Geologic/Seismic Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Aesthetic/Visual Other Issues: Utilities, Construction
Reviewing Agencies
Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 4 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency
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