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Connecting and Transforming California Michelle Boehm, Southern California Regional Director CCA Presentation October 13,

Connecting and Transforming California Michelle Boehm, Southern California Regional Director CCA Presentation October 13, 2016

HIGH-SPEED RAIL: IT’S HAPPENING! • Approximately 119 miles • Madera to North of Bakersfield

HIGH-SPEED RAIL: IT’S HAPPENING! • Approximately 119 miles • Madera to North of Bakersfield • Approximately $3 Billion Investment

HIGH-SPEED RAIL: Connecting California

HIGH-SPEED RAIL: Connecting California

HIGH-SPEED RAIL: Helping Shape Cities • Ties Economies Together » San Jose to Fresno

HIGH-SPEED RAIL: Helping Shape Cities • Ties Economies Together » San Jose to Fresno = 60 Minutes » Bakersfield to Los Angeles = 60 Minutes » San Francisco to Los Angeles = 2 Hours 40 Minutes • Connects With and Reinforces Local Mobility • Foundation for Sustainable Growth • Opportunities for Revitalization in Downtown Cores

HIGH-SPEED RAIL: Creating Jobs, Developing the Workforce • Direct Construction Jobs • Indirect Jobs

HIGH-SPEED RAIL: Creating Jobs, Developing the Workforce • Direct Construction Jobs • Indirect Jobs • Permanent Jobs » U. S. Conference of Mayors: High. Speed Rail Will Add $4. 3 Billion to Los Angeles Regional Economy and 55, 000 Jobs by 2035 • 30% Goal for Small Business Participation » 10% Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) » 3% Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE)

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA • Connect to Southern California » LA Union Station to San Francisco

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA • Connect to Southern California » LA Union Station to San Francisco in 2 hours, 40 minutes » Close the passenger rail gap over the Tehachapi Mountains • Connect within Southern California » Los Angeles to San Diego in 1 hour 20 minutes » Close the passenger rail gap between San Diego and Riverside Counties » Deliver early benefits through investments in local rail connectivity projects • Connect to Airports » Palmdale, Hollywood Burbank Airport, Ontario and San Diego Airports • Create Multi-Modal Transportation Hubs » Palmdale, Burbank, LA Union Station, ARTIC,

REGIONAL IMPROVEMENTS BENEFIT EXISTING SYSTEMS • Short-Term Benefits: Safety, Connectivity & Capacity, Air Quality,

REGIONAL IMPROVEMENTS BENEFIT EXISTING SYSTEMS • Short-Term Benefits: Safety, Connectivity & Capacity, Air Quality, Jobs » LA Metro: $115 Million, Regional Connector in downtown LA » Metrolink: $89 Million, new or improved trains » San Diego MTS: $58 Million, modernize Blue Line Light Rail » Metrolink/North County Transit District: $100+ Million, Positive Train Control • Mid-Term Benefits: More Air Quality, Connectivity/Capacity, Jobs, & Phasing » Regional Projects: Southern California Regional Interconnector Project (SCRIP) benefits regional rail (Metrolink & Amtrak) » Local Projects: Grade separations (Doran Street, Rosecrans/Marquardt, State College), double. Updated 10/15

BURBANK TO LOS ANGELES PROJECT SECTION • Approximately 12 Miles Long • Connects high-speed

BURBANK TO LOS ANGELES PROJECT SECTION • Approximately 12 Miles Long • Connects high-speed rail to Los Angeles Union Station, a key multimodal hub for Southern California. • Two Stations: » Burbank Airport Station » Los Angeles Union Station • Status: » Studying route alternatives » Ongoing activity to keep communities and stakeholders informed about the project » Conducting data gathering for technical studies » Analyzing and refining Alternatives 8 *Preliminary & Subject to Change

CONNECTIONS WITH LOCAL TRANSIT SYSTEMS

CONNECTIONS WITH LOCAL TRANSIT SYSTEMS

LAUS RADIUS

LAUS RADIUS

COLLABORATIVE APPROACH BALANCES MULTIPLE PRIORITIES Updated 10/15

COLLABORATIVE APPROACH BALANCES MULTIPLE PRIORITIES Updated 10/15

WHAT WE'VE HEARD Objectives Identified in April 2016 SWG Forum • Improve Mobility •

WHAT WE'VE HEARD Objectives Identified in April 2016 SWG Forum • Improve Mobility • Improve Environment • Improve Economy • Improve Community Livability, Especially in Disadvantaged Communities

MULTIPLY THE BENEFITS OF THE HSR PROGRAM • Identify common regional and agency priorities

MULTIPLY THE BENEFITS OF THE HSR PROGRAM • Identify common regional and agency priorities • Cooperate on projects and activities that align with these common priorities • Reduce the burden on each agency and the public through cooperation and partnership

BURBANK TO LOS ANGELES TIMELINE* Alternative Development & Public Outreach WE ARE HERE Community

BURBANK TO LOS ANGELES TIMELINE* Alternative Development & Public Outreach WE ARE HERE Community Outreach Public Hearing s Approv e & Adopt April 2016 UPDATE RANGE OF ALTERNATIVES Engagement with Agencies & Community including Stakeholder Working Groups & Briefings Winter 2016/17 IDENTIFY PRELIMINARY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE Ongoing Engagement with Agencies & Community Extensive Environmental Analysis Preliminary Engineering Spring 2017 DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENT Ongoing Engagement with Agencies & Community including Public Hearings, Stakeholder Working Groups, Community Open Houses & Briefings Winter 2017 FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENT * Subject to Change

STAY INVOLVED Michelle Boehm, Southern California Regional Director Comments: Burbank to Los Angeles Project

STAY INVOLVED Michelle Boehm, Southern California Regional Director Comments: Burbank to Los Angeles Project Section (877) 977 -1660 Burbank_Los. [email protected] ca. gov Website: www. hsr. ca. gov @cahsra Southern California Regional Office California High-Speed Rail Authority 700 N. Alameda St. Room 3 -359 Los Angeles, CA 90012 www. hsr. ca. gov facebook. com/California. High. Spe ed. Rail @cahsra youtube. com/CAHigh. Speed. Rail