Riverside Downtown Station Improvements Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC)
Document Title
Riverside Downtown Station Improvements Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Document Description
Riverside County Transportation Committee (RCTC), proposes to construct the Riverside-Downtown Station Improvements Project (Project). The Project proposes construction of an additional platform, an extended pedestrian bridge and elevator, and associated tracks on the south side of the station, which would allow for two trains to service the station off the BNSF Railway (BNSF) mainline. The train traffic from the new Perris Valley Line (91/PV Line) can then connect with additional Metrolink Lines without impacting operations on the BNSF. This Project would add additional parking, improve local circulation around the south side of the station while improving train meet times. This Project would also maintain the existing storage tracks located east of the station, on the south side of the BNSF right-of-way.

Contact Information

David Lewis
Agency Name
Riverside County Transportation Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Vine Street and 14th Street
State Highways
State Route 91
Metrolink, SCRRA, BNSF
Lincoln High School

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, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), California Transportation Commission (CATC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Other (Additional Tracks, Platforms, Parking; other station improvement)
Local Actions
Transportation Improvement
Project Issues
Aesthetics, 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, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Water Quality


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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