Federal Grants

Pittsburgh is smoothing over the residue of its industrial past, turning an abandoned railway into a waterfront park, Paige Miller reports.
Apr 6, 2012   Smart Growth America
The money, part of a larger $930 million to be allocated nationwide for transit projects, will aid 16 new projects from facility maintanence to hybrid buses.
Oct 20, 2011   Detroit Free Press
The Obama Administration has decided to provide federal funding for a variety streetcar projects. Over the past few months, cities including San Antonio have proposed routes that will run through densely populated areas.
Oct 11, 2011   the transport politic
In his annual state-of-the-city speech, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker highlighted what he sees as his most important accomplishment: a streetcar.
Jan 6, 2011   Deseret News
Charlotte just won $25 million in grants from the federal government to combine with $12 million of local funds to build a streetcar system. Some say it's a waste of money. This editorial from <em>The Charlotte Observer</em> argues its case.
Jul 19, 2010   The Charlotte Observer
Officials in Atlanta are pushing forward with plans to build a streetcar, despite being left out of a recent federal stimulus-led package of transportation grants.
Feb 18, 2010   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Mayor of Boston announces $300,000 to create green-collar jobs.
Jun 27, 2009   City of Boston.gov
<p>Politicians in Washington D.C. are getting behind Honolulu's plans for a $3.7 billion light rail system, calling it the "most efficient light rail project in the country".</p>
Apr 9, 2008   Great Falls Connection