FRA held the Public Scoping Meeting on December 7, 2015, in the Washington Union Station Presidential Room. The meeting provided project information, input on the purpose and need of the Project, concepts for alternatives that may be considered in the EIS, and the scope of the environmental issues and analyses to be included in the EIS. The materials presented at the meeting are provided below.
The scoping comment period ended January 4, 2016. Comments received during the scoping period were summarized and included in the Project Scoping Report. Thank you for your participation in the Project Scoping. Comments on the Project are encouraged throughout the Project studies. Please see the Submit Comments link to provide any additional comments.
The Scoping Report summarizes the scoping process, the meetings held, and the comments received. The report also includes the public notice for the meetings (Appendix A), the information provided at the meetings (Appendix C), and the attendance for each scoping meeting (Appendix C). All comments received during the scoping period were compiled and reviewed and are provided in Appendix B, Agency Scoping and Appendix C, Public Scoping. FRA is considering the comments contained in the scoping report in preparing the EIS.
Download the Scoping Report