California High-Speed Train Project: Merced to Fresno Permitting Phase 1 and Fresno to Bakersfield Section, CP1C Permitting Phase 1 (Amendment No. 11 to Master

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
High Speed Rail Authority, California (California High Speed Rail Authority)
Document Title
California High-Speed Train Project: Merced to Fresno Permitting Phase 1 and Fresno to Bakersfield Section, CP1C Permitting Phase 1 (Amendment No. 11 to Master
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Various (urban[industrial, commercial and residential], rural residential, agricultural, and undeveloped)

Document Description
Note: Extended Review Per Lead S.4.1 Purpose of the HST System The purpose of the CA HST System is to provide a reliable high-speed electric-powered train system that links the major metropolitan areas of the state, and the delivers predictable and consistent travel times. A further objective is to provide an interface with commercial airports, mass transit, and the highway network, and to relieve capacity constraints of the existing transportation system as increases in intercity travel demand in CA occur, in a manner sensitive to and protective of CA's unique natural resources. S.4.2 Purpose of the Fresno to Bakersfield Section The purpose of this project is to implement the Fresno to Bakersfield Section of the CA HST System to provide the public with electric-powered high-speed rail service that provides predictable and consistent travel times between major urban centers and connectivity to airports, mass transit, and the highway network in the south San Joaquin Valley and connects the northern and southern portions of the system.

Contact Information
Mark McLoughlin
California High Speed Rail Authority
770 L Street , Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 956-8731


Bakersfield Fresno Hanford Wasco
Fresno Kern Kings Tulare
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 43, others
Several Local Airports
Kings, Tule, & Kern Rivers; Cross & Poso Creeks

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Rail (High Speed Train)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Public Works
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals 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: EMF/EMI
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Public Health California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning California Energy Commission California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 California San Joaquin River Conservancy Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Corrections Department of Food and Agriculture Department of General Services Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Pesticide Regulation Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Other Agency(ies) Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission California Highway Patrol California State Lands Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4

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