Atlanta to Charlotte
Passenger Rail Corridor Investment Plan

 Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement

The Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) for the proposed Atlanta to Charlotte Passenger Rail Corridor Investment Plan (the Project) is now available for public review. The Tier 1 DEIS has been published in the federal register as of September 20, 2019. The 45-day public and agency review and comment period occurred between September 20, 2019 and November 4, 2019 and is now closed. The purpose of the Tier 1 Draft EIS is to establish the Project’s Need and Purpose and evaluate the potential environmental impact of three Corridor Alternatives and a No-Build Alterative.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Viewing Locations

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement will be available to the public at the following locations:


Georgia Department of Transportation
600 W Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308


Greenville County Square
301 University Ridge, Suite 3800
Greenville, SC 29601


Charlotte Department of Transportation Reception Area
6th Floor of the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center
600 E. Fourth Street.
Charlotte, NC 28202


Kaycee Mertz, AICP
Rail Planning Manager
Georgia Department of Transportation
Division of Intermodal
600 West Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

Upcoming Meetings

Three Public Open House meetings will be held along the project corridor during the comment period.