Downtown/Natomas/Airport Lightrail Update

Public forums were held recently about the planned Downtown/Natomas/Airport light rail line.

Here’s a recap:

  • The first segment from downtown to Richards Boulevard will be constructed using Measure A funds — approximately $38 million. The plan is to start construction in spring 2009 with with service beginning in November 2010.
  • Construction on the second segment is scheduled to begin in 2011.
  • A total of 14 stations from Downtown to the Airport are currently proposed.

Dates to keep in mind:

Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. – Regional Transit Board’s Public Hearing at the RT Auditorium, 1400 29th St.
Feb. 26 – Public comment period ends.

You can submit written comments by mail, fax, or e-mail to: Don Smith – Senior Planner, Sacramento Regional Transit District, P.O. Box 2110, Sacramento,95812-2110. FAX: 444-2156

More information can be found here.

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