Questions & Answers: About METRO

On this page, you can get answers to common questions about projects, doing business with METRO and more, all in one place.


The study will look at the potential impact of this project on air quality, noise, traffic, land use, historic and cultural resources, and water quality, among many other factors.  It is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.

METRO is also moving towards procurement of low emission to zero emission vehicles by 2030. It's expected there will be a mixed fleet with low-no emission buses such as electric fuel cell and CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) buses.

The environmental process through the federal National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) is currently underway. The study will help determine the final alignment and the project alignment’s interaction with surrounding need for property. Currently, we're proposing to operate as much as possible in existing right of way and minimize property impacts.    

METRO has conducted a tree assessment for all the trees in the right of way. Our intent is to save as many trees as possible during the design process. METRO will develop a tree mitigation plan for any tree removals to be replaced along the corridor and in the vicinity of the project limits.

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