South Bay Connect

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
Document Title
South Bay Connect
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
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; • Upgrades to the Coast Subdivision to Federal Rail Administration Class 5 track standards to accommodate passenger rail service; 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

Shirley Qian
Agency Name
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
Job Title
Lead/Public Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Fremont, Hayward, Newark, Oakland, San Leandro, Union City
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
State Highways
I-880; I-238; SR92; SR 84; SR 18
Union Pacific
Oakland International
San Francisco Bay

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (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 Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), 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
Development Types
Local Actions
Rail Realignment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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