Laker Line Reports
We have engaged with thousands of stakeholders, met with dozens of community leaders, and studied and documented the feasibility of this bus rapid transit service during the last 18 months. All documents and reports are available here for public review.
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Detailed Definition of Alternatives
This report represents the detailed alternatives for technical analysis, including the route alignment, station locations, street configuration, and operating plans.
Meeting #3 Materials
The LPA Report
Provides a summary of the Laker Line Study process, which evaluated transit service options for the corridor and resulted in the selection of a Bus Rapid Transit service as the Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA). The document presents an overview of the proposed project, and is appended by a number of Letters of Support from local organizations and stakeholders involved in the study process.
Public Input Final Report
This document summarizes all public and community outreach performed by The Rapid during the Laker Line Study.
Community Engagement Report No.3
This summary contains input gathered from the public during Phase Three of the Laker Line Advanced Conceptual Engineering Study.
Detailed Evaluation of Alternatives
This report represents the evaluation of the alternatives. To review the supporting documents for the Detailed Evaluation, click here.
Community Engagement Report No.2
This summary contains input gathered from the public during Phase Two of the Laker Line Advanced Conceptual Engineering Study.
Meeting #2 Materials
Fatal Flaw Analysis
This initial screening of transit modes (rail, bus, etc.) and alignments (routing options) helps determine the feasible and responsive options to be considered for the Laker Line. The options selected in this draft document will be further refined during the detailed evaluation phase of the project.
Purpose and Need
Updated May 2014
A summary of the key transportation and planning needs for the corridor, and the goals for the Laker Line project. This draft document is important for establishing a project that is viable for federal funding consideration.
Community Engagement Report No.1
This summary contains input gathered from the public during a series of direct engagement sessions on November 21, 2013.
Meeting #1 Materials
Review of Previous Plans
October 2013 (updated May 2014)
Brief summaries of the previous transportation and land use planning done by cities, agencies and institutions along the Laker Line corridor.
Existing Conditions Summary
A review of transportation and land use conditions in the Laker Line corridor.
Public Involvement Plan
The strategy of The Rapid and its project team for engaging the public and key stakeholders in the decision-making process for the Laker Line Study.