Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), dated September 4, 2012.Supporting documentation:
Supplemental Environmental Assessment, dated July 2, 2012.
2.Project name and location:Westside Multimodal Transit Center—Phase II, San Antonio, TX.Project sponsor:VIA Metropolitan Transit (VIA).Project description:The project will construct a transit plaza on a 2.1-acre tract of land (1 block) to the east of and in close proximity to the site of the first phase of the project, incorporating the Washington Hotel structure that currently exists on the tract. The transit plaza would provide connectivity from the existing city bus system and could provide future high capacity transit corridors and inter-city bus service, Amtrak, taxi, and streetcar service.Final agency actions:Determination ofde minimisimpact to one Section 4(f) resource; Section 106 finding of no adverse effect; project-level air quality conformity; and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), dated August 24, 2012.Supporting documentation:Supplemental Environmental Assessment, dated July 19, 2012.
3.Project name and location:JD to Jones Hill Double Tracking, Prince George's County, MD.Project sponsor:Maryland Transit Administration.Project description:The project will improve a two-mile stretch of railroad between Decatur Street and a point north of Frolich Road. Improvements include construction of a second track, the shifting of the existing track, modification of the existing bridge, construction of an additional railroad bridge deck over the Northeast Branch of the Anacostia River, and other minor associated work.Final agency actions:Determination ofde minimisimpact; Section 106 finding of no adverse effect; project-level air quality conformity; and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), dated September 28, 2012.Supporting documentation:Environmental Assessment, dated June 4, 2012.
4.Project name and location:Dan Ryan Track Renewal and Station Improvements Project, Chicago, IL.Project sponsor:Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).Project description:CTA intends to make track and station improvements along the Dan Ryan Branch of the Red Line, including the replacement of approximately 10.2 miles of double-track alignment between the 16th Street subway portal and 95th Street. Station work includes accessibility upgrades and routine maintenance. Service on the Dan Ryan Branch will be suspended for a five-month period in 2013 during the work period.Final agency actions:No use of Section 4(f) resources; Section 106 finding of no historic properties affected; and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), dated September 18, 2012.Supporting documentation:Environmental Assessment, dated August 21, 2012.
Issued on: October 16, 2012.
Associate Administrator for Planning and Environment, Washington, DC.