Home Page About Us Contribute
LuckyBug LifeStyle
















Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Assessment for the Metropolitan Branch Trail

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

American Government Topics:  Federal Highway Administration

Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Assessment for the Metropolitan Branch Trail

Joseph C. Lawson
Federal Register
July 13, 2011


[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 134 (Wednesday, July 13, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 41323]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-17577]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

[FHWA-DC-2011-01-F]


Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Assessment for 
the Metropolitan Branch Trail

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration, District of Columbia Division; 
and District Department of Transportation; in cooperation with the 
National Park Service.

ACTION: Notice of availability of the Final Environmental Assessment 
for the Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT) Project.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the 
District Department of Transportation (DDOT) as lead agencies, and in 
cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS), announce the 
availability of the Final Environmental Assessment (Ea) for the 
Metropolitan Branch Trail Project, pursuant to the requirements of the 
National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321-4347; 
the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500-
1508); and the FHWA Environmental Impact and Related Procedures (23 CFR 
771).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Federal Highway Administration, 
District of Columbia Division: Mr. Michael Hicks, Environmental/Urban 
Engineer, 1990 K Street, NW., Suite 510, Washington, DC 20006-1103, 
(202) 219-3536; or District Department of Transportation: Austina 
Casey, Project Manager, Planning, Policy and Sustainability 
Administration, 2000 14th Street, NW., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20009, 
(202) 671-2740.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The proposed action evaluated in the 
Environmental Assessment (EA) includes construction of a multi-use 
trail facility following the Metro red line from Fort Totten to Takoma 
and the Metro green line from Fort Totten to the District border.
    This EA analyzed the potential impacts resulting from constructing 
and operating the MBT on sections of land owned by the NPS within the 
area north of Fort Totten (Reservation 451 West), the area east of Fort 
Totten (Reservation 451 East), the Community Gardens (Reservation 497), 
and Tacoma Park (Reservation 531). Following the public comment period, 
DDOT identified Alternatives A1, B1, C1 and/or C2 as the Preferred 
Alternatives.
    Electronic and Hard Copy Access: An electronic copy of this 
document may be downloaded from the Project Web Site: http://www.metbranchtrail.com. Hard copies of the EA may also be viewed at the 
following locations:

District Department of Transportation, Planning, Policy, and 
Sustainability Administration, 55 M Street, SE., 4th Floor, Washington, 
DC 20003.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20001.

    Issued: July 7, 2011.
Joseph C. Lawson,
Division Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2011-17577 Filed 7-12-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-22-P



Connect with The Crittenden Automotive Library

The Crittenden Automotive Library at Google+ The Crittenden Automotive Library on Facebook The Crittenden Automotive Library on Instagram The Crittenden Automotive Library at The Internet Archive The Crittenden Automotive Library on Pinterest The Crittenden Automotive Library on Twitter The Crittenden Automotive Library on Tumblr  
 
 


The Crittenden Automotive Library

Home Page    About Us    Contribute




By accessing the The Crittenden Automotive Library/CarsAndRacingStuff.com, you signify your agreement with the terms and conditions on our Legal Information:  Disclaimers & Privacy Policy page.

To notify The Crittenden Automotive Library of errors, suggest topics, contribute information, make a comment on a page or to ask a question e-mail us.