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O07 72472018 12225 FAL Summary Report December 2008 Prepared by Parsons/SYSTRA Engineering, Inc ~A Joint Venture 0772472018 12:20 FAL LOWER MANHATTAN - AMAICAJIK TRANSPORTATION PROJECT SUMMARY REPORT. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background and Problem Identification 1.2 Project Goals and Objectives... 13 Phased Scope of Work... 14 Project Management 1s 16 2. EXISTING CONDITIONS AND NO BUILD ALTERNATIVE... 2.1 Existing Transportation Services 2.1.1 Long Island Rail Road. 242 243 24 2415 216 21.61 2.1.62 2.7.1 Private Automobile . 2472 Taxi 21.13 On-Demand Private Services. : 21.8 Existing Travel Choices between Jamaica/JFK and Lower Manhattan 3 22 Future Committed Transportation Services and the No Build Alternative 23 Parameters and Guidelines for Alternatives Development ene 3) LONG LIST ALTERNATIVES vvinsnnsnnnnsninn 3.1 DEVELOPMENT OF ALTERNATIVES. 32 ALTERNATIVE EVALUATION. 3.2.1 Screen 1 —Fatal Flaw Evaluation (Master Long List to Final Long List 3.2.2 Screen 2—Long List Screen (Final Long List to Short List)... 3.23. Post-Screening Refinements and Analysis... 4 SHORT LIST ALTERNATIVES 4.1 INTRODUCTION 23 FarsonlSVSTRA Bngincring, Tne ~A Toil Ventre 7 December 7008 0772472018 12:29 FAL LOWER MANIIATTAN - JAMAICALIFK TRANSPORTATION PROJECT. SUMMARY REPORT 42 SIX SHORTLIST ALTERNATIVES... 49 4.2.1 Commuter Rail Alternatives. ee gD: 43 44 42.2. Transit Service Alternatives... 4.2.3 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Alternative ANALYSIS OF THE SHORT LIST Rail ALTERNATIVES. 43.1 Design and Construction - Commuter Rail Service Alternatives wn. 43.11 Alemative 1 — Commuter Rall and Aisport Ono-Sst Ride to Lower Manhattan Terminal... 35 43.1.2 Alternative 6— Commuter Rail to Lower Manhattan Terminal ....0.-.69 43.2. Design and Construction ~ Transit Service Alternatives .. 70 43.21 Alternative 3 ~ Transit & Airport One-Seat Ride to Lower Manbattan ‘Terminal and Transit to Second Avenue Subway. sees TO 43.2.2 Alternative 8 — Transit to Lower Manhattan Terminal and Second Avenue Subway : 43.3 Capital Cost Estimating, 433.1 Commuter Rail Service Alternatives - Capital Cost Estimates. 433.2 Transit Service —Capital Cost Estimates. 43.4 Short List Rail Alternative Capital Cost Summary. IL 4.3.5. Options for the Transit Aitematives.. 2 43.6 Operations. 93 43.6.1 Commuter Rail Operations with and without One-Seat Ride. 43.62 Transit Operations with and without One-Seat Ride . 43.7 Ridership 43.7.1 Commuter Market Ridership Methodology . 43.1.2 Airport Market Ridership Methodology 43.73 Summary of Ridership Analysis. BRT ALTERNATIVE... 44.1 Operations. FarsansVSTIA Bagincrig,[ae—A Jaat Veatare 7 December 208