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Bids For Federal Streetcar Aid Top Available Money by Nearly Tenfold

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After announcing $130 million in new streetcar grants in December, the Obama administration received more than $1.1 billion in applications, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) chief Peter Rogoff told lawmakers today — offering more evidence of the growing local enthusiasm for competitive transportation funding that began with the stimulus law’s TIGER grant program. New Orleans, above, […]

Downtown Streetcar Project Opens Website, Seeks Feedback

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A street car on Tornoto’s King Street. Photo: Kevinseanw/Flickr Activist and blogger Eric Richardson, and indeed the whole Blogdowntown team so some extent, have been heavily involved in advocating for bringing streetcars back to Los Angeles on Broadway and beyond.  Thus, it’s little surprise that Richardson has the scoop on L.A. Streetcar Inc.’s new website […]