Measure RR Program Traction Power System Improvements Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Bay Area Rapid Transit District
Document Title
Measure RR Program Traction Power System Improvements Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
San Francisco BART

Document Description
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is an electricity powered commuter transit line, Electrification is provided by "traction power" substations located along the transit line right-of-way. BART proposes improvements to one of its existing traction power substations, referred herein as "MBP". MBP is located below grade in an open-air facility at the sub-plaza level on the south end of the Balboa Park BART Station in the City and County of San Francisco, The proposed project would require facility upgrades, procurement and installation of replacement equipment for the existing traction power substation which currently supplies power for BART operations, Please see Attachment A for additional information,

Contact Information
Steve Sims
San Francisco BART
300 Lakeside Dr.,
Oakland, CA 94607

Phone : (510) 464-6417


San Francisco
San Francisco
Cross Streets
401 Geneva Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15302
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed replacement of the traction power substation equipment qualifies for an exemption pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Article 19 Section 15302 as a Class 2 Replacement or Reconstruction Project and would not have a significant impact on the environment. Class 2 consists of replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced. Please see Attachment A for additional information. Note: See NOE for full details


Notice of Exemption
2019048339   PDF 2909 K

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