MST SURF! Busway and Bus Rapid Transit Project

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Document Title
MST SURF! Busway and Bus Rapid Transit Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC) Monterey Branch Line Rail Corridor
Document Description
The project intends to reduce inter-regional commute traffic on Highway 1, expand the region’s alternative transportation options, improve overall mobility for residents and visitors, reduce mobile source and greenhouse gas emissions, and provide connectivity to commercial, education medical land uses, as well as regional bicycle and pedestrian trail systems. The project would upgrade existing intersection traffic and safety controls, as well as bicycle and pedestrian path improvements; construct busway lanes and necessary improvements within the TAMC Monterey Branch Line right-of-way; construct a new transit station and other amenities on MST property near 5th Street east of Highway 1; construct a new roundabout in the public right of way at California Avenue and Highway 1 southbound ramp in Sand City; and construction a stop/station at Playa Avenue in Sand City.

Contact Information

Michelle Overmeyer
Agency Name
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Marina, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside
TAMC Monterey Branch Line Rail
Other Information
The project would be located in the cities of Marina, Seaside, and Sand City, running parallel to Highway 1 and Fort Ord Dunes State Park

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), 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, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Development Types
Transportation , Transportation:Local Road , Transportation:Rail
Local Actions
Site Plan, Coastal Permit, Other
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation


Environmental Document

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