The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced the release of the Tier 1 Final Environmental Impact Statement (Tier 1 Final EIS) for NEC FUTURE, is now available for download at www.necfuture.com. NEC FUTURE is the FRA’s vision for improvements to the Northeast Corridor (NEC) rail line from Washington, D.C., to Boston, Massachusetts.The library has a print copy of the following:
- Tier 1 Final EIS
- Appendix AA, Mapping Atlas of the Preferred Alternative
- Appendix GG, Programmatic Agreement
- Highlights of the Tier 1 Final EIS brochure
The Tier 1 Final EIS recommends a Preferred Alternative for NEC FUTURE, and includes responses to comments received on the Tier 1 Draft EIS. The NEC FUTURE Tier 1 Final EIS includes the Programmatic Agreement (under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act) and associated supporting documents. Information about the FRA’s decision-making process, waiting period, and how to provide feedback is also available on the NEC FUTURE website. For questions or assistance in accessing the NEC FUTURE Tier 1 Final EIS documentation, contact the NEC via email at email@example.com.