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NEC FUTURE

Tier 1 EIS

Tier 1 Final EIS

Volume 1

15. Index

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A
  • accidents
    7.18-1, 7.18-5, 9-16
  • Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
    1-6, 2-10, 7.9-1, 11-12, 13-20
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    13-20
  • Amtrak
    S-2, S-5, S-21, 1-2, 1-10, 2-6, 4-21, 4-37, 4-56, 4-57, 4-58, 4-59, 4-60, 4-65, 4-66, 4-67, 4-69, 4-79, 4-101, 4-102, 5-16, 7.9-9, 7.9-11, 7.11-9, 7.13-9, 7.14-6, 7.14-7, 7.15-19, 7.15-24, 7.17-5, 7.18-2, 7.18-4, 7.18-5, 7.20-4, 9-28, 10-10, 11-1, 11-11, 13-3, 13-4, 13-7, 13-8, 13-9, 13-13, 13-18
  • area of potential effects (APE)
    7.9-2, 7.9-3, 7.9-4, 7.9-6, 7.9-18, 13-1, 13-20
  • at-grade
    S-21, 2-3, 4-18, 4-27, 4-32, 4-37, 4-40, 4-70, 4-77, 4-82, 4-83, 4-84, 4-85, 4-87, 4-89, 4-90, 4-92, 5-14, 7-ii, 7-vi, 7.1-11, 7.2-5, 7.2-6, 7.2-7, 7.3-4, 7.3-5, 7.5-11, 7.5-12, 7.7-1, 7.9-6, 7.9-12, 7.10-3, 7.11-8, 7.15-14, 7.15-15, 7.15-16, 7.15-25, 7.16-20, 7.17-1, 7.17-2, 7.17-3, 7.18-3, 7.18-5, 8-1, 8-5, 9-2, 9-13, 9-21, 9-25, 9-28, 13-1, 13-3, 13-6
B
  • Baltimore and Potomac (B&P) Tunnel
    4-25, 7.20-4, 9-3, 9-24, 10-3, 10-7, 13-20
  • Baltimore-Washington International (BWI)
    S-11, 4-62, 5-2, 10-3, 13-20
  • Base Flood Elevation (BFE)
    7.5-12, 13-20
  • base year
    13-2
  • Benefit-Cost Analysis (BCA)
    13-20
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
    13-20
C
  • Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG)
    7.2-11, 13-20
  • chokepoint
    S-9, 4-26, 4-30, 4-51, 4-71, 4-74, 4-99, 5-5, 5-12, 5-20, 8-2, 9-22, 10-3
  • Clean Air Act (CAA)
    7.13-2, 7.13-15, 13-20
  • Clean Water Act (CWA)
    7.5-1, 13-20, 13-25
  • Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA)
    7.5-2, 13-21
  • communications and signaling (C&S)
    7.15-26
  • contextual disturbance
    7.9-8, 7.16-7, 13-3
  • conventional rail
    13-3
  • core market area
    13-3, 13-10, 13-15, 13-16
  • Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)
    1-1, 1-4, 6-32, 7.9-1, 7.13-10, 7.13-11, 7.15-29, 7.20-1, 11-1, 13-20
  • crashes
    6-13, 6-14
  • CSX Transportation (CSXT)
    4-65, 4-66, 4-96, 8-4, 13-4, 13-7, 13-20
D
  • DC2RVA
    4-65
  • diesel
    S-6, 4-61, 4-62, 4-68, 6-14, 7-vii, 7.13-1, 7.13-6, 7.13-12, 7.13-13, 7.13-14, 7.14-1, 7.14-6, 7.14-7, 7.17-2, 8-6, 9-14, 9-15, 13-6, 13-21
E
  • electric multiple unit (EMU)
    13-6, 13-21
  • Empire Corridor
    4-63, 4-66, 4-68, 5-5, 9-10, 9-12, 13-4
  • Endangered Species Act (ESA)
    2-10, 7.6-6, 7.6-10, 7.6-23, 13-21, 13-25
  • Essential Fish Habitat (EFH)
    7.1-5, 7.1-13, 7.1-14, 7.6-1, 7.6-6, 7.6-7, 7.6-8, 7.6-14, 7.6-15, 7.6-19, 7.6-23, 7.20-9, 9-19, 13-21
  • extended market area
    13-5, 13-10
F
  • FAST Act
    13-6, 13-13, 13-21
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
    7.12-2, 13-21
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    7.5-2, 7.15-2, 13-21
  • Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
    7.13-10, 7.13-14, 7.15-29, 7.15-30, 7.16-1, 13-21
  • Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA)
    7.15-2, 13-21
  • Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
    S-18, 1-3, 1-4, 1-6, 1-9, 4-22, 6-11, 7.9-2, 7.11-1, 7.11-6, 7.11-12, 7.12-4, 7.15-18, 10-1, 11-10, 13-7, 13-11, 13-21
  • freight
    S-2, S-4, S-5, S-10, 1-2, 1-3, 3-2, 3-3, 4-14, 4-21, 4-65, 4-66, 4-69, 4-71, 4-72, 4-92, 4-94, 4-95, 4-96, 4-98, 5-1, 5-2, 5-6, 5-18, 5-20, 5-21, 6-14, 6-15, 6-16, 6-39, 7.1-2, 7.1-9, 7.2-5, 7.2-6, 7.2-7, 7.2-8, 7.2-15, 7.9-11, 7.9-12, 7.11-10, 7.13-14, 7.18-1, 7.18-2, 7.18-4, 7.18-5, 7.20-7, 8-4, 8-6, 9-24, 10-2, 10-4, 11-1, 11-7, 11-8, 13-6, 13-8, 13-13, 13-15, 13-17
G
  • Global Warming Potential (GWP)
    13-21
  • grade crossing
    4-27, 4-31, 4-42, 4-71, 4-77, 4-90, 4-92, 5-14, 7.13-14, 7.18-3, 7.18-5, 13-3, 13-6
  • Grand Central Terminal (GCT)
    4-46, 4-66, 7.9-16, 9-4, 9-5, 13-21
  • greenhouse gas (GHG)
    S-13, S-14, S-15, S-21, 4-4, 7-iv, 7-v, 7.1-3, 7.11-6, 7.11-10, 7.13-1, 7.14-1, 7.15-1, 7.20-3, 7.20-5, 9-2, 9-14, 9-28, 13-21
  • gross domestic product (GDP)
    13-21
H
  • hazardous waste and contaminated material (HWCM)
    7.1-8, 7.1-9, 7.11-3, 7.19-1, 9-24, 13-22
  • High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR)
    10-10, 13-22
  • high-speed rail (HSR)
    2-6, 4-18, 4-99, 7.12-1, 7.18-2, 7.18-3, 7.18-4, 13-3, 13-6, 13-8, 13-22
  • Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
    7.9-1, 7.12-2, 7.16-1, 13-22
I
  • Initial Alternatives
    S-2, 13-7, 13-15
  • Inland Route
    S-5, 4-14, 4-67, 5-18, 13-3, 13-7, 13-13
  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
    7.13-10, 7.15-21, 13-22
  • interlocking
    4-85, 13-8
K
  • Keystone Corridor
    4-4, 4-21, 4-51, 4-62, 4-63, 4-65, 4-66, 4-68, 5-5, 5-18, 5-19, 9-10, 9-12, 13-9
L
  • Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)
    S-13, S-14, 2-10, 7-iv, 7-v, 7.4-17, 7.11-6, 7.16-17, 13-22, 13-25
M
  • magnetic levitation (maglev)
    4-43, 13-9, 13-22
  • Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSFCMA)
    13-23
  • mandates
    S-16, 4-20, 13-10
  • market area
    9-17, 13-3, 13-5, 13-8, 13-10, 13-18
  • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
    4-64, 13-22
  • metropolitan area planning (MAP)
    13-22
  • metropolitan planning organization (MPO)
    S-13, 1-4, 4-10, 4-25, 4-32, 6-32, 7-iv, 7.2-2, 7.3-6, 7.11-12, 9-2, 9-15, 10-5, 10-6, 11-2, 13-22
  • metropolitan statistical areas (MSA)
    6-13, 13-10, 13-23
  • movable bridge
    4-42, 4-71, 10-3, 13-10
  • Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21)
    13-22
  • MTA-Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
    13-22
  • MTA-Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
    4-64, 4-79, 13-22
N
  • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
    7.13-2, 7.13-3, 13-23
  • National Climate Assessment (NCA)
    7.15-21, 7.15-29, 13-23
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
    S-1, 1-1, 1-3, 1-4, 1-9, 2-3, 4-20, 7-ix, 7.6-23, 7.9-2, 7.13-10, 7.13-11, 7.15-29, 10-1, 10-5, 11-1, 11-10, 13-15, 13-16, 13-19, 13-23
  • National Historic Landmark (NHL)
    4-33, 6-35, 7.1-6, 7.1-12, 7.2-15, 7.9-2, 7.9-5, 7.9-9, 7.9-16, 7.10-3, 7.10-4, 7.16-4, 7.16-6, 7.16-10, 7.20-9, 9-19, 13-23
  • National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
    S-1, S-4, 1-6, 2-10, 7.9-1, 7.16-4, 7.16-13, 11-2, 13-1, 13-23, 13-25
  • National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
    2-10, 7.6-6, 7.6-10, 13-23
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
    13-23
  • National Park Service (NPS)
    S-22, 7-vi, 7.1-6, 7.4-6, 7.4-8, 7.6-14, 7.9-1, 7.9-16, 7.16-1, 7.18-3, 9-29, 13-24
  • National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)
    S-13, 4-33, 6-35, 7-iv, 7.1-9, 7.9-1, 7.9-5, 7.9-9, 7.9-15, 7.9-16, 7.10-3, 7.11-6, 7.16-1, 7.16-6, 7.16-10, 7.16-12, 9-19, 13-24
  • National Wetlands Inventory (NWI)
    7.5-1, 13-24
  • Native American (tribe)
    7.9-6, 7.11-1, 7.11-2, 7.11-6, 13-7, 13-11
  • NEC FUTURE SDP Working Group
    10-2, 10-5, 10-11, 13-7, 13-11
  • New Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS)
    S-5, 2-3, 4-27, 7.1-2, 7.11-8, 7.18-4, 13-5, 13-11, 13-13, 13-18, 13-23
  • New Starts program
    13-11
  • new track construction
    8-1, 13-13, 13-24
  • New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT)
    4-66, 13-24
  • NJ TRANSIT
    4-58, 4-64, 4-72, 4-74, 4-79, 4-87, 7.2-16, 7.5-6, 7.6-16, 7.9-12, 7.11-8, 7.20-4, 11-5, 11-11, 13-23
  • Northeast Corridor (NEC) Commission
    1-9, 13-13
  • Northern New England Intercity Rail Initiative (NNEIRI)
    4-67, 13-23
  • Notice of Intent (NOI)
    13-23
O
  • operations and maintenance (O&M)
    S-9, 4-43, 4-98, 6-7, 9-20, 13-24
P
  • Passenger Rail Corridor Investment Plan (PRCIP)
    S-2, 1-2, 13-11, 13-14, 13-25
  • Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 (PRIIA)
    1-9, 13-13, 13-25
  • peak hour
    S-19, 4-26, 4-35, 4-44, 4-46, 4-51, 4-52, 5-5, 5-9, 5-19, 6-36, 8-6, 9-4, 9-5, 9-11, 9-23, 9-26, 13-14, 13-17
  • peak travel time
    13-2, 13-14
  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)
    4-65, 13-24
  • Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC)
    13-25
  • Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ)
    13-24
  • Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH)
    13-24
  • Positive Train Control (PTC)
    4-69, 7.17-2, 7.18-5, 13-10, 13-25
  • Public Involvement Plan (PIP)
    13-24
R
  • Record of Decision (ROD)
    S-1, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 1-6, 1-9, 1-10, 2-7, 2-8, 4-27, 4-65, 4-102, 7.16-16, 10-1, 11-10, 13-14, 13-15, 13-16, 13-25
  • Related Projects
    4-21, 4-63, 4-71, 7.2-16, 7.2-17, 10-2, 13-15
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
    7.1-6, 7.8-1, 7.8-3, 13-25
S
  • safety standards
    4-18, 7.18-2, 7.18-3, 7.18-4, 7.18-5
  • Scoping
    13-16
  • screenline
    4-46, 4-51, 4-52, 9-3, 9-4, 9-5, 13-16
  • Section 106
    S-1, S-4, S-18, 1-6, 2-10, 7.9-1, 7.9-2, 7.9-3, 7.9-4, 7.9-6, 7.9-8, 7.9-13, 7.9-15, 7.9-16, 7.9-17, 7.9-18, 7.16-4, 7.16-13, 7.16-15, 10-11, 11-2, 11-9, 11-12, 13-1, 13-7, 13-11, 13-25
  • Section 4(f)
    S-14, S-22, 2-10, 4-33, 4-40, 7-v, 7-x, 7.4-1, 7.4-17, 7.9-1, 7.16-1, 7.16-2, 7.16-3, 7.16-4, 7.16-5, 7.16-6, 7.16-7, 7.16-8, 7.16-9, 7.16-10, 7.16-11, 7.16-12, 7.16-13, 7.16-14, 7.16-15, 7.16-16, 7.16-17, 7.20-3, 9-2, 9-29, 13-25
  • Section 6(f)
    S-14, S-22, 2-10, 4-33, 7-v, 7-x, 7.1-5, 7.4-1, 7.4-17, 7.16-1, 7.16-17, 7.16-18, 7.16-19, 7.16-20, 7.16-21, 9-29, 13-25
  • Selected Alternative
    S-1, S-15, S-17, S-18, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 1-6, 1-9, 1-10, 2-7, 2-8, 4-28, 4-102, 7.16-16, 7.18-5, 10-1, 10-2, 10-3, 10-4, 10-5, 10-6, 10-7, 10-8, 10-9, 10-10, 10-11, 11-11, 13-7, 13-11, 13-14, 13-15, 13-16
  • Service Development Plan (SDP)
    S-1, 1-2, 1-6, 1-9, 1-10, 4-102, 6-39, 8-4, 10-1, 13-11, 13-14, 13-16, 13-25
  • Shore Line East (SLE)
    4-64, 7.20-5, 13-25
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
    4-62, 4-64, 13-25
  • special flood hazard area (SFHA)
    7.1-9, 7.5-2, 7.5-3, 7.5-5, 7.5-9, 9-24, 13-25
  • standard peak hour
    4-26, 4-61, 9-4, 13-17
  • State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)
    1-6, 2-10, 7.9-2, 7.16-12, 7.16-16, 7.20-10, 11-12, 13-25
  • state of good repair
    S-6, S-8, S-19, 1-3, 1-7, 3-2, 4-3, 4-6, 4-13, 4-15, 4-16, 4-21, 4-22, 4-24, 4-31, 4-35, 4-42, 4-70, 4-98, 4-99, 4-102, 5-14, 6-12, 7.2-10, 7.9-10, 7.15-3, 7.18-5, 9-2, 9-3, 9-11, 9-15, 9-23, 9-26, 10-9, 11-8, 13-2, 13-10, 13-17
T
  • Traditional Cultural Properties (TCP)
    13-26
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
    4-10, 4-32, 6-21, 6-22, 7.2-2, 7.2-10, 7.2-12, 7.2-13, 9-2, 9-15, 13-26
  • tribal
    1-3, 6-35, 7.9-13, 7.9-18, 7.16-1, 7.16-11, 7.16-16, 7.16-17, 7.20-10, 11-2
  • Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO)
    7.9-18, 7.16-16, 13-26
  • tribe(s)
    7.9-1, 7.9-2, 7.9-14, 7.9-18, 13-7, 13-11
  • tripmaking
    5-7, 5-8, 5-13, 6-13, 7.18-2, 13-19
U
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
    7.5-1, 13-26
  • U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
    13-26
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
    13-26
  • U.S. Department of Interior (USDOI)
    13-26
  • U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT)
    S-18, 1-9, 1-10, 2-10, 4-2, 4-16, 7.4-17, 7.11-1, 7.14-1, 7.14-7, 7.15-1, 7.15-30, 7.16-2, 7.17-5, 7.18-2, 10-9, 10-10, 11-1, 13-11, 13-13, 13-26
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    S-13, 7-iv, 7.5-1, 7.6-1, 7.7-1, 7.7-6, 7.8-1, 7.11-6, 7.11-12, 7.13-2, 7.13-3, 7.13-4, 7.13-5, 7.13-15, 7.15-1, 7.20-6, 7.20-7, 11-11, 13-21
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
    2-10, 7.5-1, 7.5-2, 7.6-1, 7.6-9, 7.6-13, 7.20-7, 11-6, 11-11, 13-26
  • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
    7.7-6, 13-26
V
  • Virginia Railway Express (VRE)
    4-64, 13-27