Bus on Shoulder Demonstration Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017028226
Lead Agency
Caltrans 11 (San Diego) (California Department of Transportation, District 11)
Document Title
Bus on Shoulder Demonstration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Project consists of a 3-year pilot program to provide approximately 6 miles of priority transit service along portions of interstate 805 and State Route 94. Transit vehicles are proposed to use existing freeway shoulders during peak hours under certain operating conditions to allow transit buses to bypass freeway congestion.

Contact Information
Olga Estrada
California Department of Transportation, District 11
4050 Taylor Street
San Diego, CA 92110

619-688-0229

Location

Cities
National City San Diego
Counties
San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C:1
Reasons for Exemption
Buses would utilize existing paved shoulders along the freeway and improvements would occur within the existing freeway right of way. No expansion of use would occur. The number of buses traveling within the freeway corridors would not increase. Buses that currently operate within the general purpose lanes along the freeway corridor during peak hours would divert to the existing freeway shoulders.
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