Rail

Dallas streetcar project cleared to proceed

Posted on August 1, 2011

The Dallas-to-Oak Cliff Streetcar project may proceed toward construction after the project received environmental clearance with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issuance of a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). The decision means local, state and federal agencies concluded the project will not adversely affect the environment.

The 1.6-mile streetcar project is a collaborative endeavor involving the North Central Texas Council of Governments, City of Dallas and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), as well as the FTA. The FTA awarded the agencies $23 million in TIGER grant funding for the transit project that will provide streetcar service from near Union Station in downtown Dallas to the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Beckley Avenue in Oak Cliff.

The $35 million project also includes $12 million in Regional Toll Revenue funds.

The FTA announcement means the project moves toward final design and construction. DART will soon seek a design/build contractor and begin purchasing streetcar vehicles.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Metrolink awarded $91.2M in state funds for rail safety upgrades

Will be used for program to build infrastructure to boost regional passenger rail service frequency to at least 30 minutes systemwide.

TEXRail tests Stadler trains at DFW Airport

Trinity Metro ordered eight diesel-electric low-floor multiple unit FLIRT from Stadler in June 2015 for the TEXRail project.

L.A. Metro begins tunneling on first section of Purple Line extension

Twin tunnel boring machines will begin by tunneling parallel underground sections between the future Wilshire/La Brea Station and the current Wilshire/Western Purple Line terminus.

Report proposes integrating Metro-North, LIRR fares to boost access

NYC Comptroller Stringer called on the MTA to improve job access, reduce commute times, extend the reach of the transit system, and relieve overcrowding.

Brookville delivers 100th streetcar vehicle, 50th PCC streetcar in 2018

In August 2018, Brookville also delivered the fourth in an order of five of its modern Liberty Streetcar vehicles with onboard energy storage system to the City of Milwaukee.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation