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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Draft Feasibility Report Available for Valley Link Rail Project

Project Feasibility Report

Valley residents can review and comment on the Draft Feasibility Report for the proposed Valley Link Rail, which will connect Livermore and the San Joaquin Valley to the Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station, through July 31. 

Assembly Bill 758, co-authored by Assemblywomen Catharine Baker and Susan Eggman, was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on October 13, 2017, establishing the Tri-
Valley San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority. The legislation requires the Authority to provide a project feasibility report to the public on or before July 1, 2019. 

The Draft  Feasibility Report meets all of the key requirements and includes a review of extensive public outreach and community engagement efforts that were
conducted for purposes of informing project design elements. The report provides additional analysis of the potential impacts that a proposed rail service may have on environmental
sustainability, social equity and transit-oriented development in the megaregion

The public comment period opened June 7, 2019 and will close July 31, 2019.  Written responses and comments on the draft report will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on July 31. Comments and responses should be sent via email to comments@valleylinkrail.com,   The Tri-Valley-San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority is scheduled to adopt the Feasibility Report at their August 2019 meeting.

View the Valley Link Information Video to learn more about the proposed project. 

View the draft report...
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