Comments on the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) draft environmental impact statement have been submitted.
Rail traffic in the Northeast Corridor is projected to increase by 2040. To meet the need, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) plans to expand Union Station by reconfiguring the station tracks, adding a new train hall, bus facilities, and parking facilities; new concourses and rail support spaces; pedestrian and bicycle access improvements; and improved pick-up/drop-off areas for vehicles. FRA has issued a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) [DEIS Executive Summary 06-2020] and CHRS and others have filed comments:
For additional background information on this issue, visit chrs.org/union-station-expansion/