Dallas Streetcar is 1 of 51 Projects to Receive Federal Funding

DOT Secretary Ray LaHood announced $1.5 billion in transportation grants this morning, including $23 million towards a streetcar project in Dallas.
February 17, 2010, 2pm PST | Tim Halbur
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Michael Lindenberger writes, "Dallas' application for the street car funds was part of a joint application with Fort Worth, and it always was seen as a long-shot, even though that outlook brightened somewhat last month when the Obama Administration announced that it would reverse a Bush Administration policy of requiring all transit applications to be judged first on cost-effectiveness.

That departure made projects like trolley lines that remove relatively few cars from the highways more likely to pass review."

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Published on Wednesday, February 17, 2010 in The Dallas Morning News
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