Caltrain has announced the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project, pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act. The Notice of Availability and an available download can be found on the Caltrain website via the link below.
The project would electrify the Peninsula Corridor from the San Francisco Caltrain Station at 4th and King to approximately 2 miles south of the Tamien Caltrain Station in San Jose, convert diesel-hauled to Electric Multiple Unit trains, and increase service up to six Caltrain trains per peak hour per direction by 2019.
Property owners, residents, public agencies, and all interested parties are invited to provide input on the content of the DEIR. Four public meetings will be held at the following locations:
* Tuesday, March 18 - 6 pm to 8 pm at the Caltrain Office, 1250 San Carlos Avenue, San Carlos
* Wednesday, April 2 - 6 pm to 8 pm at Redwood City Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City
* Monday, April 7 - 6 pm to 8 pm at San Jose Main Library, 150 E San Fernando Street, San Jose
* Wednesday, April 9 - 6 pm to 8 pm at UCSF Mission Bay, Genetech Hall, Room N114, 600 16th Street, San Francisco.
Comments may be delivered by April 29, 2014 in writing to Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, Attn: Stacy Cocke, 1250 San Carlos Ave, San Carlos, CA 94070 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information visit the Caltrain website via the link below.