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Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) EIR Documents

Draft Supplemental EIR Final EIR Draft EIR

Draft Supplemental EIR - Top of page

Cover Letter PDF Icon (28 K)
Executive Summary PDF Icon (313 K)
  ES.1 Introduction and Project Description
ES.2 Impact Summary
ES.3 Environmentally Superior Alternative
ES.4 Areas of Known Controversy / Issues to be Resolved
ES.5 Impact Summary Table
Figure ES-1. Project Location
A. Introduction PDF Icon (55 K)
  A.1 Background and Purpose of the Supplemental Environmental Impact Report
A.2 Supplemental EIR Scope
A.3 Draft SEIR Contents and Organization
A.4 Documents Incorporated by Reference
A.5 Draft SEIR Review and Public Comment
B. Project Description PDF Icon (2.25 Mb)
  B.1 Project Background and Objectives
B.2 New/Modified Project Elements and Changed Circumstances
B.3 Revised Cumulative Impact Scenario
B.4 SMART Environmental Compliance Measures
B.5 Project Permits and Approvals
Figure B-1. Project Location
Figure B-2. Light DMU
Figure B-3. Novato South Station Alternatives
Figure B-4. Downtown Novato Station Site Location
Figure B-5. Downtown Novato Station Concept Plan
Figure B-6. Downtown Novato Station Elevation
Figure B-7. Ignacio Wye Site Location
Figure B-8. Ignacio Wye Station Concept Plan
Figure B-9. Hamilton Station Site Location
Figure B-10a. Hamilton Station Option A
Figure B-10b. Hamilton Station Option B
Figure B-10c. Hamilton Station Option C
Figure B-11a. Hamilton Station Options - Section 1, South Elevation
Figure B-11b. Hamilton Station Options - Section 2, Southeast Elevation
C.1 Introduction to Environmental Settings and Impacts PDF Icon (42 K)
  C.1.1 SEIR Approach and Classification of Impacts
C.1.2 Significance Criteria
C.2 Regional Setting and Study Methods PDF Icon (109 K)
  C.2.1 Transportation
C.2.2 Air Quality
C.2.3 Biological Resources
C.2.4 Cultural Resources
C.2.5 Energy
C.2.6 Geology and Hydrology
C.2.7 Hazardous Materials
C.2.8 Land Use
C.2.9 Noise and Vibration
C.2.10 Public Safety
C.2.11 Visual Resources
C.3 Weekend Passenger Rail Service PDF Icon (302 K)
  C.3.1 Transportation
C.3.2 Air Quality
C.3.3 Energy
C.3.4 Noise and Vibration
C.3.5 Public Safety
C.4 Alternative Train Vehicles - Light Diesel Multiple Units PDF Icon (44 K)
  C.4.1 Transportation
C.4.2 Air Quality
C.4.3 Energy
C.4.4 Noise and Vibration
C.4.5 Public Safety
C.5 Novato South Station Alternatives PDF Icon (1.8 Mb)
  C.5.1 Downtown Novato Site
C.5.2 Ignacio Wye Site
C.5.3 Hamilton Site
C.5.4 Comparison of Novato South Station Sites
Figure C.5-1. Novato South Station Alternatives and Study Intersection Locations
Figure C.5-2a. Existing View of Downtown Novato Station Site
Figure C.5-2b. Simulation of Future Downtown Novato Station
Figure C.5-3. Vegetation and Land Cover Types: Novato South Station, Ignacio Wye Alternative
Figure C.5-4. Ignacio Wye Site
Figure C.5-5. Vegetation and Land Cover Types: Novato South Station, Hamilton Alternative
Figure C.5-6. Viewpoints for Hamilton Site Simulations
Figure C.5-7a. Existing View of Hamilton Station Site from the East near Marblehead Lane (Viewpoint 2)
Figure C.5-7b. Simulation of Future Hamilton Station Immediately after Construction
Figure C.5-7c. Simulation of Future Hamilton Station Five Years after Construction
Figure C.5-8a. Existing View of Hamilton Station Site from the East near Chapel Hill Road (Viewpoint 1)
Figure C.5-8b. Simulation of Future Hamilton Station Immediately after Construction
Figure C.5-8c. Simulation of Hamilton Station Five Years after Construction
C.6 Revised Cumulative Impacts PDF Icon (134 K)
  C.6.1 Introduction and Methodology
C.6.2 Transportation
C.6.3 Air Quality
C.6.4 Noise and Vibration
C.6.5 Public Safety
C.6.6 Other Issue Areas
D. Project Alternatives PDF Icon (25 K)
  D.1 Introduction
D.2 Comparison of Revised Project to Other Alternatives
D.3 Environmentally Superior Alternative
E. Other CEQA Analysis PDF Icon (24 K)
  E.1 Significant Unavoidable Impacts
E.2 Growth Inducing Impacts
E.3 Effects Found Not to be Significant
E.4 Areas of Known Controversy - Issues to be Resolved
F. References PDF Icon (41 K)
G. Report Preparers PDF Icon (20 K)
Appendices
  Appendix 1. Notice of Preparation and Summary of Scoping Comments PDF Icon (2.1 Mb)
Appendix 2. Transportation Technical Issues PDF Icon (84 K)
Appendix 3. Biological Resources Species Lists and Preliminary Determination of Waters of the United States for the Hamilton Station Site PDF Icon (1.1 Mb)

Final EIR - Top of page PDF Icon (Full Report - 45 Mb)

1. Introduction PDF Icon (33 K)

1.1 Purpose

1.2 Organization of Final EIR

1.3 Summary of Draft EIR Public Review Process

1.4 Decision Making Process

Certification of Final EIR

Agency Actions

2. Summary of Draft EIR Clarifications and Revisions PDF Icon (29 K)

3. Comments and Responses on Draft EIR

3.1 Introduction and Organization PDF Icon (15 K)

3.2 Master Responses PDF Icon (1.6 Mb)

3.3 Comments and ResponsesPDF Icon (37.6 Mb)

Written Comments from State Agencies

Written Comments from Local & Regional Agencies

Written Comments from Organizations

Written Comments from Individuals

Responses to Written Comments

Oral Comments Received at Public Hearings, with Responses

4. Revisions and Corrections to the Draft EIR PDF Icon (2.2 Mb)

5. Mitigation Monitoring Plan PDF Icon (216 K)

6. References and EIR Report Preparation PDF Icon (31 K)

7. Acronyms PDF Icon (23 K)


Draft EIR - Top of page

EXECUTIVE SUMMARYPDF Icon (355K)

1. INTRODUCTIONPDF Icon (39K)

    1.1 PROJECT BACKGROUND
    1.2 PURPOSE OF THE EIR
    1.3 CEQA REQUIREMENTS
    1.4 ORGANIZATION OF THE DEIR
    1.5 DEIR REVIEW AND PUBLIC COMMENT

2. PROJECT DESCRIPTIONPDF Icon (3.15M)

    2.1 PROJECT OBJECTIVES, PURPOSE AND NEED
    2.2 PROJECT LOCATION
    2.3 CORRIDOR TRANSPORTATION CHARACTERISTICS
    2.4 HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROPOSED PROJECT

3. ENVIRONMENTAL SETTING, IMPACTS AND MITIGATION MEASURES

    3.1 INTRODUCTIONPDF Icon (43K)
    3.2 GEOLOGY, SOILS AND SEISMICITYPDF Icon (1.16M)
    3.3 WATER RESOURCESPDF Icon (268K)
    3.4 HAZARDOUS MATERIALSPDF Icon (699K)
    3.5 AIR QUALITYPDF Icon (320K)
    3.6 TRANSPORTATIONPDF Icon (545K)
    3.7 NOISE AND VIBRATIONPDF Icon (319K)
    3.8 ENERGYPDF Icon (113K)
    3.9 BIOLOGICAL RESOURCESPDF Icon (293K)
    3.10 PARKS AND RECREATIONPDF Icon (122K)
    3.11 LAND USE AND PLANNINGPDF Icon (159K)
    3.12 PUBLIC FACILITIES AND SAFETYPDF Icon (140K)
    3.13 VISUAL QUALITYPDF Icon (622K)
    3.14 HISTORIC RESOURCESPDF Icon (160K)
    3.15 ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCESPDF Icon (122K)

4. PROJECT ALTERNATIVES (INCLUDING THE NO-PROJECT ALTERNATIVE)PDF Icon (575K)

5. IMPACT OVERVIEWPDF Icon (150K)

6. REFERENCESPDF Icon (65K)

7. REPORT PREPARATIONPDF Icon (23K)

APPENDICES

    A. NOTICE OF PREPARATION AND SUMMARY OF SCOPING COMMENTSPDF Icon (387K)
    B. SMART TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT POLICIESPDF Icon (126K)
    C. SMART PASSENGER RAIL STATION SUMMARIESPDF Icon (96.5M)
    D. LIST OF PROJECTS FOR CUMULATIVE ANALYSISPDF Icon (67K)
    E. BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN PATHWAY SCHEMATICSPDF Icon (2.4M)
    F. SENSITIVE PLANT SPECIES IDENTIFIED IN THE PROJECT CORRIDORPDF Icon (114K)
    G. SENSITIVE WILDLIFE SPECIES IDENTIFIED IN THE PROJECT CORRIDORPDF Icon (92K)
    H. WETLANDS REPORTPDF Icon (613K)
    I. TRAVEL DEMAND FORECASTING REPORTPDF Icon (1.0M)
    J. ASSEMBLY BILL 2224PDF Icon (88K)

ACRONYMSPDF Icon (63K)

GLOSSARYPDF Icon (73K)

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