Section 4(f) Compliance

As part of the development of the Southwest LRT (METRO Green Line Extension) project, federal law requires the consideration of publicly owned parks, recreation areas and wildlife refuges and publicly or privately owned historic sites. These requirements are set out in Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act. 

A Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation was published in the Southwest Transitway Draft EIS. An update on the Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation was published in Chapter 3 of the Southwest LRT Supplemental Draft EIS, and supporting documents were published in Appendix L of the Supplemental Draft EIS.

An Amended Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation was published in January 2016.

Comments on Section 4(f) Evaluation were provided by the Environmental Protection Agency and the SFI Partnership.

A Final Section 4(f) Evaluation was published in the Southwest LRT Final EIS.