Interregional Transportation Strategic Plan

ITIP 2015

Table of Contents

Executive Summary XV
Prioritization and Funding XVII
Interregional Transportation Improvement Program (ITIP) Prioritization XXI
Interregional Freight Movement XXII
Short-Term Focus XXXIII
Introduction 3
Chapter 1: Purpose, Background, and Planning Considerations 9
Section 1.1: Purpose of the ITSP 9
Section 1.2: Background 9
Section 1.3: Statewide Challenges 10
Section 1.4: Statewide Policies 11
Section 1.5: Statewide Planning Considerations 17
Chapter 2: Caltrans Long-Range Planning Process 25
Section 2.1: ITSP Priorities 25
Section 2.2: Statewide Planning 27
Section 2.3: Native American Tribes and the State of California 30
Chapter 3: Elements of the Interregional Transportation System 39
Section 3.1: Overview of the Interregional Transportation System 39
Section 3.2: State Highway System 40
Section 3.3: Intercity Passenger Rail 44
Section 3.4: California Freight Mobility 50
Section 3.5: Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation 55
Section 3.6: Interregional Mass Transit 55
Section 3.7: Aviation 56
Chapter 4: Strategic Interregional Corridor Concepts 61
Section 4.1: Strategic Interregional Corridors and Priority Interregional Facilities 61
Section 4.2: Interregional Transportation Priorities 62
Section 4.3 Corridor Concepts 68
San Diego - Mexico Border - Inland Empire Connections 71
South Coast - Central Coast Corridor 79
Central Coast - San Jose / San Francisco Bay Area Corridor 89
San Jose / San Francisco Bay Area - North Coast Corridor 99
San Jose / San Francisco Bay Area - Central Valley - Los Angeles Corridor 107
Sacramento Valley - Oregon Corridor 119
High Desert - Eastern Sierra - Northern Nevada Corridor 127
Southern California - Southern Nevada / Arizona Corridor 133
Central Coast and San Joaquin Valley East-West Corridor 143
San Jose / San Francisco Bay Area - Sacramento - Northern Nevada Corridor 153
North Coast - Northern Nevada Connections 163
Chapter 5: Funding 171
Section 5.1: Corridor Improvements 171
Section 5.2: ITIP Prioritization 174
Section 5.3: Project Evaluation Criteria 178
Section 5.4: Major Funding Sources for Interregional Projects 180