The FRA developed three distinct Action Alternatives for evaluation in the Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
These Action Alternatives have been analyzed and compared to a No Action Alternative in the Tier 1 Draft EIS. For a complete definition and description of each alternative, refer to the Tier 1 EIS Alternatives Report.
Each Action Alternative represents a different long-term vision for improving passenger rail service that will enhance mobility options, improve performance, and better serve existing and new markets that support future population and employment growth in the Study Area. While the Action Alternatives are distinct in their service and physical characteristics, each of them:
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