Type, Section or Code
Pub. Resources Code, § 21080.25(b) (transportation project exemptions and criteria) Pub Resources Code, § 21080(b)(10);
Reasons for Exemption
The Project is statutorily exempt from environmental review under Public Resources Code section 21080.25, subdivision (b)(6) (zero emission infrastructure) and subdivision (b)(7) (maintenance, repair, relocation replacement, or removal of any utility infrastructure associated with this type of projects).
The Project is further statutorily exempt from environmental review under Public Resource Code section 21080, subdivision (b)(10) and State CEQA Guidelines section 15275, subdivision (a) as it will increase passenger or commuter services on rail lines already in use, including the modernization of existing stations and parking facilities.
The Project is categorically exempt under State CEQA Guidelines section 15301 (Class 1) as a transit improvement project consisting of the operation, repair, maintenance or minor alteration of existing public structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use and State CEQA Guidelines section 15303 (Class 3) because it consists of the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures.