ABSTRACT: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) initiated the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) for the Washington Union Station Expansion Project (the Project), proposed by the Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC), in coordination with Amtrak. The Project includes expanding and modernizing the multimodal transportation facilities at Washington Union Station (WUS or Station), while preserving the historic station building. The Project activities include reconstructing and realigning tracks; developing new concourse facilities; improving multimodal transportation services and connectivity; and improving and expanding infrastructure and other supporting facilities.
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