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January 12, 2011

GO Transit begins pedestrian bridge construction

Fully enclosed bridge will link GO parking at the base of an office tower north of Highway 401 to the GO station and platforms on the south side. The north parking is currently under construction and will provide more than 500 structured parking spaces for use by GO Transit commuters.


September 7, 2010

Obama calls for $50B in infrastructure spending

The plan amounted to roughly half of what was allocated to infrastructure in last year's stimulus package. Officials said the proposal project would build on the work already begun.


December 2, 2009

APTA: Public transit projects support, create jobs

Survey IDs more than $15 billion in public transportation capital projects that can be started in 90 days. It is estimated that this investment in public transportation would support and create more than 450,000 jobs.


August 24, 2009

LaHood: $1.3B in ARRA funds awarded

Since President Obama signed ARRA into law on Feb. 17, 2009, grants totaling more than $5.7 billion have been made available for transit improvements throughout the nation.


July 31, 2009

Sec. LaHood to announce TIGER awards early

As part of the ongoing effort to accelerate spending, Secretary LaHood created a review team to expedite the application process for the $1.5 billion TIGER Discretionary Grant program, which will enable the U.S. Department of Transportation to announce the grants in January 2010 - one full month ahead of the statutory deadline.


June 11, 2009

MARTA ARRA funds reallocation approved

The proposal enables the authority to address a significant budget deficit and avoid making drastic cuts in service to balance its Fiscal Year 2010 budget. MARTA, in turn, will reallocate $25 million of the authority's capital dollars to fund transit-related projects in the MARTA service area.


June 11, 2009

LaHood announces $909.4M in ARRA grants

The federal dollars announced Wednesday will be used to purchase new equipment, including streetcars, buses, ferries, paratransit vans, clean fuel vehicles and railcars, as well as pay for the construction of new transit facilities, bus shelters, repair and maintenance of transit systems and safety and security equipment.


May 27, 2009

MARTA ARRA funds reallocated to mend deficit

Atlanta agency, in turn, will reallocate $25 million of its capital dollars to fund transit-related projects in its service area.


May 8, 2009

Calif. high-speed rail board approves ARRA proposal

Gave go-ahead for list of shovel-ready construction projects likely to qualify for $8 billion in federal stimulus funding.


April 14, 2009

OCTA Website details stimulus funded projects

An interactive map allows residents to view projects in their immediate area. In addition, there’s a section where the public can provide comments, sign up to receive e-mail updates or follow projects on Twitter and Facebook.


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