June 25, 2010

BART trying to restart Oakland X rail extension

OAKLAND, Calif. — Following the denial of $70 million in federal stimulus funds to build a proposed rail extension to the Oakland International Airport, the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is quietly trying to get the project rolling again by lining up new financing, according to the Mercury News. The FTA ruled BART had not complied with a civil rights law by failing to prove the rail extension would benefit poor, minority, and non-English speaking people. For the full story, click here.

 

 

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