Public Scoping Comments

All public scoping meeting transcripts and scoping comments have been posted below; the files have been grouped by the type of commenter.

Public scoping meeting transcripts and scoping comments can also be found on the Board's website under environmental correspondence by clicking here and toggling down to “FD_35852.” Note: in 2016, the STB’s website address changed to

Filing Scoping Comments

Individuals were afforded the opportunity to provide their comments at the public scoping meetings in writing or verbally; by mail; and electronically on the Board's website. Scoping comments were due by December 19, 2014.

Scoping Meetings

The Surface Transportation Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) hosted two scoping meetings to provide the public with information on the proposed project, the environmental review process, and to solicit comments on the Draft Scope of Study. The public scoping meetings were held at the following times and locations:

Nov. 18, 2014
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Eastern Florida State College
Titusville Campus
John Henry Jones Gymnatorium
1311 North U.S. 1
Titusville, Florida 32796

Nov. 19, 2014
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Radisson Resort at the Port
Convention Center
8701 Astronaut Blvd.
Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920

The first hour of each meeting was an open house format, followed by a brief presentation. After the presentation, interested parties were provided an opportunity for public comment at an open microphone for the balance of the three-hour scoping meeting. A court reporter transcribed the public comments.

Scoping Meeting Materials

If you did not attend the scoping meetings and would like to review the materials presented during the open house format and presentation, please use the links below.