Eastridge to BART Regional Connector: Capitol Expressway Light Rail Project

15 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 Preparation
Present Land Use
Eight-lane arterial roadway with HOV lanes, bordered by low density residential, open space, a general aviation airport, retail

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

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

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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