Lake County Interregional Transit Center Project

Summary

SCH Number
2022080132
Lead Agency
Lake Transit Authority
Document Title
Lake County Interregional Transit Center Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
General commercial (GC) & Community Commercial (C2)
Document Description
The proposed Project would consist of construction of a new transit center, relocation of route services from the existing transfer hub to the new transit center, acquisition of four (4) hydrogen buses, improvements to the existing LTA maintenance and operations (M&O) facility to support the use of the new hydrogen buses, expansion of intercity transit service, and a future solar facility at the M&O site. Hydrogen buses are a type of zero emissions bus (ZEB) The new transit center, bus acquisition, and improvements to the M&O facility to support the new hydrogen buses would be implemented upon Project approval. The installation and operation of a future solar array facility would be constructed at a later date dependent on funding procurement. The fueling infrastructure would also allow LTA to purchase more ZEB in the future. The Project would provide a safer, more efficient rider experience and expand existing intercity routes using hydrogen fuel cell transit buses. An improved transit center is important in enhancing the overall transit program and ensuring that adequate capacity is available to accommodate future ridership growth. Additionally, the Project would assist LTA in complying with state requirements, including the Innovative Clean Transit Regulation that requires transit agencies to transition to ZEB. Construction of the Project is anticipated to begin in mid-2024 and would take approximately 10 months to complete.

Contact Information

Name
James Sookne
Agency Name
Lake Transit Authority
Job Title
Program Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Clearlake
Counties
Lake
Regions
Unincorporated

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, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Transportation:Other (Bus Transit Center)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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