Rail Extension

USDOT Awards $96 Million to BRT Projects in Washington, Missouri and Commuter Rail in California

On April 9, FTA awarded $43 million for a new, 12-mile bus rapid transit line in Everett; $30 million to extend BRT 10 miles in Kansas City and $22.5 million to extend a North Bay commuter rail line two miles to a ferry terminal on San Francisco Bay.

April 17, 2018 - AASHTO Journal

BART

Today: BART Goes Farther South Than Ever Before

As it has promised for years, Bay Area Rapid Transit today opens the Warm Springs/South Fremont extension of the regional rail transit system. The first train departs at the station at 5:48 am, and the first train arrives at 7:04 am.

March 25, 2017 - San Francisco Chronicle

MARTA Launches Planning Effort for Northern Extension of the Red Line

A plan in the earliest possible stages of outreach and environmental review would extend the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority's existing Red Line north of Atlanta farther into Fulton County.

April 15, 2015 - ATL Urbanist

Tax District Forming for D.C. Metro Extension

A group of landowners has been assembled that can now establish a special tax assessment district to raise money for the extension of the Washington D.C. area Metro system to Dulles International Airport.

October 13, 2009 - The Washington Post

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Expanding HUD’s Eviction Protection Grant Program

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New Updates on The Edge

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