South Bay Connect

Summary

SCH Number
2020060655
Lead Agency
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
Document Title
South Bay Connect
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Present Land Use
various
Document Description
The proposed Project is located in Alameda County between the Capitol Corridor Oakland Coliseum Station to the north and Newark Junction to the south. Currently, CCJPA operates Capitol Corridor passenger rail service along the Niles Subdivision (owned by Union Pacific Railroad) between Oakland and Fremont/Newark. Key components of the proposed South Bay Connect Project include: • Relocation of Capitol Corridor passenger rail operations to the Coast Subdivision and the facilitate the relocation of freight rail operations to the Niles and Oakland Subdivisions between Oakland and Fremont/Newark to create operational improvements for both services; • Upgrades to the Coast Subdivision to Federal Rail Administration Class 5 track standards to accommodate passenger rail service; • Improvements on the Niles and Oakland Subdivisions, including connections between the two lines at Industrial and Shinn to allow for more efficient freight movements; and • Construction of a new passenger rail station at the existing Ardenwood Park & Ride that connects rail service with express buses, private shuttles, and the surrounding bicycle and pedestrian network.

Contact Information

Name
Shirley Qian
Agency Name
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Agency Name
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Fremont, Hayward, Newark, Oakland, San Leandro, Union City
Counties
Alameda
Regions
Countywide, San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
various
Zip
various
State Highways
I-880; I-238; SR92 SR84, SR185,
Railways
Union Pacific
Airports
Oakland International
Schools
various
Waterways
San Francisco Bay

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Actions
Other
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Social, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife
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 Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)

Attachments

Disclaimer: The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of these documents. To obtain an attachment in a different format, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613. For more information, please visit OPR’s Accessibility Site.

Download CSV Download All Attachments New Search Print