April 10, 2013
Will help increase operating speeds, improve long-term reliability, and lower maintenance costs for both freight and passenger service in the area.
May 10, 2012
The Sugar House Streetcar will provide residents of South Salt Lake City with a direct connection to the Utah Transit Authority’s North-South TRAX line, allowing them access to 130 miles of passenger rail. The streetcar is expected to open in late 2013.
July 13, 2011
Will run 2.6 miles through the heart of the city's business, tourism and convention corridor and connect with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority rail system and numerous area bus routes.
June 23, 2011
FTA green lighted work on the University Circle Rapid Transit Station, which was awarded $10.5 million from the TIGER II Program in October 2010. The project will involve reconstructing the station, which includes consolidating the bus and transfer area and the rail station.
October 20, 2010
Forty-two capital construction projects and 33 planning projects in 40 states were awarded funding. Nearly 1,000 construction grant applications for more than $19 billion were submitted from all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
August 26, 2010
Under the proposal, SEPTA would use the grant from the U.S. DOT's TIGER II program, along with $48M in SEPTA funding, to begin implementing the fare payment technology.
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