California High-Speed Rail Project, Burbank to Los Angeles Project Section

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2014071073
Lead Agency
California High Speed Rail Authority
Document Title
California High-Speed Rail Project, Burbank to Los Angeles Project Section
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Various urban (industrial, commercial, and residential).
Document Description
A Statewide Program EIR/EIS (Tier 1) was certified in November 2005 as the first phase of a tiered environmental review process for the proposed California high-speed rail (HSR) system planned to provide a reliable high-speed electric-powered rail system that links the major metropolitan areas of the State and that 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 California occur, in a manner sensitive to and protective of California's unique natural resources. The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) has prepared a Draft EIR/EIS that further examines the Burbank to Los Angeles Project Section at the project level (Tier 2), within Los Angeles County. The project examined is construction and operation of a grade-separated, electric powered, passenger, steel-wheel-on-steel- rail, high-speed railroad between Burbank and Los Angeles, including a station in the vicinity of Hollywood Burbank Airport and a station at Los Angeles Union Station (LADS). The HSR station at LADS is accommodated for in Metro's Link Union Station project, which includes shared lead tracks north of LADS and station platforms. See NOC for full document description.

Contact Information

Name
Mark McLoughlin
Agency Name
California High-Speed Rail Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Agency Name
California High-Speed Rail Authority
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Burbank
Counties
Los Angeles
Zip
Various
Total Acres
Approx. 14 miles
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
5, 134, 2, 110, 101
Railways
Amtrak, LA Metro, UPRR
Airports
Burbank Hollywood
Waterways
Lockheed Channel, Verdugo Wash, Arroyo Seco, Los Angeles River
Other Location Info
The northern project terminus is in the City of Burbank near Hollywood Burbank Airport. The southern project terminus is in the City of Los Angeles, terminating at Los Angeles Union Station (lat/long: 34°3'16.585"N, l18°14'5.476"W). Township, Range, Section: Various

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Transportation (High-Speed Rail)
Local Actions
Public Works
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, EMI/EMF
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Corrections, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)

Attachments

Environmental Document

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