Capitol Expressway Corridor

13 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Document Title
Capitol Expressway Corridor
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Present Land Use
Existing 8-lane expressway adjacent to predominantly residential and commercial uses.

Document Description
The preferred alternative is to extend light rail transit (LRT) along Capitol Expressway in two phases: the initial phase from the existing Alum Rock LRT Station to the Eastridge Transit Center and a subsequent phase to Nieman Blvd. The project would include stations, an expanded park-and-ride, substations, LRT storage facility, and other ancillary facilities.

Contact Information
Thomas W. Fitzwater
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
3331 North First Street, Building B
San Jose, CA 95134

Phone : (408) 321-5789


San Jose
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Capitol Avenue / Capitol Expressway between Lombard and Nieman
Total Acres
3.1 mile linear
State Highways
130, 680, 101
Reid Hillview Airport
9 Schools
Silver Creek
Other Information
Total Acres: corridor

Notice of Completion

Development Type
Transportation:Other (Transit Improvement)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Transit Improvement
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 4 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Resources Agency State Lands Commission
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