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FHWA 65-00 - U. S. Transportation Secretary Slater Announces $47 Million in Grants To Help Make Communities More Livable

TCSP Detailed Project Descriptions

October 27, 2000

Mobile: GM&O Intermodal Center/Amtrak Station
Expand Mobile's intermodal facility to include railroad passenger service along with taxi, public transit, downtown trolley services and tour buses by purchasing real estate to construct a remote train station for boarding and departing Amtrak passengers.
Delong Mountain: Airport Access and Related Planning
Soldotna: East Redoubt Avenue Improvements
Fairbanks: Downtown Transit and Cultural Integration Planning
Talkeetna: Parking Lot/Pedestrian Safety Access
Palmer: Urban Revitalization
Marked Tree To I-55 Along U.S. Highway 63 Improvements and Controlled Access Lanes
Improve this segment of Highway 63 to Interstate standards to establish a uniform cross-section and facility type and increase motorists' safety.
Van Buren and Russelville: Environmental Assessments & Improvements
Plan and construct an intermodal facility on the Arkansas River in the Russellville area involving road, river, rail and airport accessibility.
City of Coronado: Mobility Improvements
Sierra Madre: Chantry Flats Road
Riverside County: Community and Environmental Transportation Acceptability Process
Four key corridors have been identified for detailed evaluation and a working paper will be developed defining problems, issues, and conditions specific to each of the corridors.
El Segundo: Intermodal Facility Improvements
County of Santa Barbara: Elwood Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge
Develop the final design and acquire the land for a 600' long bicycle and pedestrian bridge to connect two segments of a single community that have been separated for many years by US Highway 101 and the Union Pacific Railroad.
Roseville: Historic District Revitalization Project
Link the Old Town and Downtown areas of Central Roseville by constructing a pedestrian/bicycle bridge across the Union Pacific Railyard.
Miami: NW 7th Avenue Corridor Improvement Project
Quincy: 18th Street Bridge Project
Build a bridge across Cedar Creek and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad to connect two segments of North 18th Street. Completion of the bridge will greatly improve transportation acccess to Northeast Quincy and provide lower response times by fire, medical and police personnel.
Chicago: Walkable Edgewater Initiative
Improve the sustainability of the Edgewater community in Chicago by developing a community-based physical plan for the pedestrian environment. The goals are to increase pedestrian activity; increase transit use; improve air quality; increase patronage of local transit-oriented development by residents; and increase community unity as residents come together to create a plan that will encourage social interaction.
Chicago: Heritage Corridor Project Study
Develop a plan to enhance service in the Canadian National/Illinois Central "Heritage Corridor" commuter rail corridor. Detail the costs and benefits of alternative improvements at each bottleneck to the passenger transportation providers (Metra and Amtrak) and to private freight railroads.
Angola and Steuben City: Bike Path
Construct a seven mile bike/ped path connecting Pokagon State Park to rural Stueben County along SR 127 to the Breeden YMCA. The trail connects all of the schools and parks in Angola and leads to two historic sites, the monument, and the courthouse.
West Baden Springs: Preservation Project
Improve access to the National Historic Landmark West Baden Springs Hotel from SR 56.
Wichita: Pedestrian Transportation Facility (Pedestrian Bridges over the Arkansas River)
Provide pedestrian-oriented linkages between prime attractions along the Arkansas River Corridor: Link the Exploration Place and Science Center on the west bank to the Mid-America All Indian Center and link the Indian Center to the Veterans Memorial Park and the cascading waterfall feature on the east bank.
Lake Cumberland Trail: Pedestrian Improvements
Convert 7.5 miles of rail bed to a pedestrian trail.
Bowling Green: Riverfront Development Transportation Enhancements
Develop the riverfront area by enhancing the streetscape and providing parking, lighting , and restrooms at the information center.
Clay/Leslie County
Owensboro Riverfront Development Project
Lincoln Parish Transportation Plan
Integrate transportation planning with the ongoing future planning at the Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University and the development of comprehensive and community preservation plans for both the Cities of Ruston and Grambling.
New Orleans: Intermodal Transportation Research
Bangor: Intermodal Hub Facility Planning, Railroad Crossing Signalization, Bike and Pedestrian Trails
Advance Bangor Maine's community development plans. By integrated planning and implementation of passenger rail, intermodal facilities, bike and pedestrian facilities, marine transportation development, and land use planning, Bangor is stimulating growth in its urban core to reverse development trends in recent decades.
Rockville: Town Center Accessibility Improvement Plan
Initiate the goals to improve access between the revived Town Center and adjacent residential neighborhoods with enhanced bicycle and pedestrian connections, improved vehicular traffic flow in Town Center, and improved intermodal connectivity through public participation and coordination activities to help the City and its partners achieve the project goals.
New Bedford: North Terminal 2010
Develop a method coordinate the land use and transportation decision making processes of five major public infrastructure investments, including the necessary environmental permitting processes, in order to maximize the benefits of these projects to New Bedford and the Southeastern Massachusetts Region.
City of Ferndale: Traffic Signals
Flint: Transportation Planning and Origin & Destination Shipping Study
Study the impact of intermodal freight movement along the I-69/I-75 Corridors beginning at the Blue Water Bridge, in Sarnia, Canada and following I-69 east through St. Clair, Lapeer, Genesee, and Shiawassee County.
Detroit: Lodge Freeway Pedestrian Overpass Develop a freeway park to re-establish a connection and improve the recreational opportunities for residents of a neighborhood, bisected by the freeway and subsequently disconnected from the park and recreation center (Wiggle Park). $845,550
Hennepin County: Humboldt Greenway Project
Minnesota Trunk Highway 610/10 Interchange Construction at I-94
Claiborne County: Access Road From US 61 to New Port Facility
Jackson: Traffic Congestion Mitigation Planning
Kansas City: Illus Davis Mall Enhancements
St. Louis: South Kings Highway Business District Pilot Program
Springfield: Center City Plan
Billings: Open/Green Space Improvement Project
Develop a downtown greenway and a trail system extension along Yellowstone River to riverside park.
DOT/Western Montana College Statewide Geological Sign Project
Statewide Rail Grade Separation Study and Environmental Review
Analyze and rank grade separation needs statewide in a phased study that will lead to the environmental review process for the railroad crossing(s) determined feasible for construction.
Omaha: Downtown Access and Redevelopment Project
City of Henderson: Pedestrian and Bicycle Route Projects
New Hampshire
Bedford: New Hampshire Route 101 Corridor Planning
Prepare design strategies through a public involvement process to accommodate the roadway needs of both local and commuter traffic on this combination commuter route/ Main Street.
Concord: 20/20 Vision Project
Implement the planning and outreach efforts from phase one with the expected results being to clearly identify progressive implementation for the interaction of transportation, land use, economic development and conservation interests in the City.
New Jersey
Hudson River Waterfront Walkway
Borough of Flemington: Park Avenue Realignment
Town of South Brunswick: Route 522 Construction
City of Bedminster: Bike Path
New Mexico
Clovis: Street Revitalization
Revitalize West 21st Street and East 7th Street.
Albuquerque: High Capacity Transportation System Study
Las Cruces: Railroad and Transportation Museum
Raton: Rail Depot/Intermodal Center Redevelopment
Albuquerque: Uptown Transportation Management Program
Improve the efficiency of transportation within the Uptown area by providing an integrated multi-modal transportation system that promotes opportunities for use of all modes of travel in the area: the "Park Once/Pedestrian First" program.
New York
Bronx: Soundview Greenway
Greenport: Mitchell Marina Development
Toledo: Buckeye Greenbelt Parkway Beautification (Greenbelt Parkway/Buckeye Basin Study)
Part V is currently under study to determine feasible alternatives for providing access to the residents of Point Place and North Toledo to I-280 and Downtown, including examining the possibility of grade separating the CSX tracks.
Dayton: Huffman Prairie Flying Field Pedestrian and Multimodal Gateway Entrance
Reconstruct the intersection of SR 444 and Kauffman Avenue to provide open and direct multi-modal visitor access via the historic Marl Road corridor to the Huffman Prairie Flying Field and its associated Interpretive Center located adjacent to the Wright Brothers Memorial.
Ohio and Erie Canal Corridor Trail Development
Develop the 110-mile multi-use recreational trail along the Ohio & Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor from Cleveland to New Philadelphia, Ohio.
Tulsa/Sapulpa Union Railroad Overpass at Oakridge Elementary School
Portland: Pioneer Courthouse Square Lobby Renovation Project
Undertake a major renovation of 563.9 square meters of the current interior lobby and the Tri Met Customer Service area to enhance the value of the space with respect to visitor, tourism and transit-related information and access.
Pittsburgh: Roberto Clemente Park Pedestrian Improvements
Provide attractive and safe pedestrian access to the emerging Cultural District, future retail corridors and downtown offices for commuters that use parking facilities on the North Shore by expanding and preserving public greenspace; encouraging alternative modes of transportation; enhancing economic development initiatives adjacent to the park on the North Shore; and improving the connection between the downtown core and North Shore commercial, residential and entertainment enterprises.
Johnstown: Pedestrian and Streetscape Improvements
Enhance the use of regional assets, create partnerships with existing investors, provide entrepreneurial opportunities, increase recreation and tourism venues, and capitalize on infrastructure improvements.
Houston: Third Ward to Main Street Connectivity Project
Coordinate and link ongoing planning and redevelopment efforts already taking place in the Main Street Corridor.
Fort Worth: Trolley Study (Light-Rail Transit Study - Phase I)
Undertake an alternatives analysis and environmental assessment; study the transit potential for corridors connecting Fort Worth's 29 growth centers; evaluate a no build alternative, a transportation systems management/transportation demand management alternative, and several fixed-guideway alternatives, in order to determine the locally preferred alternative and prepare an environmental assessment.
Utah-Colorado "Isolated Empire" Rail Connector Planning Study (Northeastern Utah/Northwestern Colorado)
Provide for the engineering, environmental, and economic studies necessary to support the successful linking of this two-state area, by rail, to the rest of America.
Burlington: North Street and Church Street Improvements
Church Street Market Place
Implement a capital improvement program along Burlington's commercial and business core, the Church Street Marketplace, in phases to improve the existing infrastructure North Street Revitalization Plan
Undertake the comprehensive revitalization, including transportation related components dealing with pedestrian safety, traffic speed and streetscape aesthetics to improve the quality of life within the mixed-use neighborhood of the North Street corridor.
Manchester: Pedestrian Initiative
Create more effective parking, create off-street links between parking lots, consolidate curb cuts, improve the sidewalk system, and encourage infill instead of sprawl, to enhance the pedestrian experience and the quality of life for residents and visitors alike.
Fairfax County: Cross County Trail/Potomac National Heritage Scenic Trail
Virginia Beach: Bike Trail
Loudon, Fauquier, Clarke Counties: Weigh Stations
Grays Harbor: Satsop Development Park Road Improvements
Develop the transportation infrastructure needed to serve businesses on site, with the highest priority being to is construct Main Street, the primary thoroughfare through the Satsop Development Park, and complete Tower Boulevard, the other central corridor dividing the Park into quadrants for continued development.
Shoreline: SR 99 Corridor Improvements
Enhance the safety of all users and improve the economic development potential of the business district while recognizing the regional importance of the street, including increasing the overall safety for vehicles and non-motorized users in the corridor.
Clallam County: Olympic Discovery Trail
Construct the last trail segment needed to connect the communities of Port Angeles and Sequim.
Puget Sound Freight Mobility Systems Team Project
West Virginia
Charleston: Kanawha Boulevard Walkway Project
Construct new sidewalks along Kanawha Boulevard from the 35th Street Bridge to the Patrick Street Bridge along the Kanawha Boulevard at the upper level. Make one hundred (100) sites along the new sidewalks ADA compliant; Improve drainage, and; Install lighting on the lower walkway.
Ellenboro and Harrisville: Route 16 Improvements
Wheeling: Victorian Village Transportation Initiative
Revitalize the downtown core and halt suburban sprawl by adapting underutilized buildings into a thriving commercial and residential space.


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