Palo Alto Rail Corridor Study

Summary

SCH Number
2012052071
Lead Agency
Palo Alto, City of (City of Palo Alto)
Document Title
Palo Alto Rail Corridor Study
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received

Document Description
The proposal is the approval of the Rail Corridor Study and incorporation of the Vision Statement into the Comprehensive Plan. No development is proposed. The Study outlines specific policy recommendations to achieve the vision for the rail corridor area, including strategies related to circulation, land use and urban design improvements. The Rail Corridor Study was initiated the City Council to evaluate land use, transportation and urban design elements of the rail corridor in Palo Alto, particularly in response to potential improvements to fixed rail services along the Caltrain tracks.

Contact Information
Elena Lee
City of Palo Alto
250 Hamilton Avenue, 5th Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301

650 617 3196

Location

Cities
Palo Alto
Counties
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Corridor between El Camino Real & Alma St., from northern to southern terminus of city
Zip
94301-06
Total Acres
1000
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
Hwy 82
Railways
Caltrain
Schools
Various
Waterways
Matadero, Dry and Adobe Creeks

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Rail Corridor Study/land use & transportation policies)
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing 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 Minerals Geologic/Seismic Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 4 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
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