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Feds announce funding for Austin Red Line double tracking; Dallas Silver Line gets trail construction grant

June 28th, 2023
June 28, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Dallas and Austin are the latest recipients of federal funding for their urban rail systems. Dallas Area Rapid Transit has been awarded a $25 million RAISE grant (Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity) from...

Third time a charm: Leander to stay in CapMetro rail world

May 10th, 2022
May 10, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Rail opponents tried and failed for the third time since 1985 to take Austin's sub-urban city of Leadner out of the regional rail service business.This past weekend Leander voters chose to stay as...

DART names the "Silver Line" and lands $60M from FTA for Red & Blue platform extensions

June 30th, 2019
June 30, 2019 - TRA Newswire - June has been a busy month at Dallas Area Rapid Transit. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced last week that DART will receive $60.76 million for platform capacity expansion on the Red and Blue...

Cap Metro inks contractor to build downtown Austin station

February 27th, 2019
February 27, 2019 - - The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Cap Metro) board recently approved a $36.8 million contract with Jay-Reese Contractors Inc. to build a new downtown MetroRail station in Austin, Texas. Construction on the station — which will be...

FTA to provide FY2018 capital grants for DART Rail and 3 other transit-rail projects

December 1st, 2018
November 29, 2018 - - The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) yesterday announced $281 million in additional fiscal-year 2018 funding through the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) program for four transit-rail projects and one bus rapid transit project. The rail projects include the Tempe Streetcar; the Los Angeles Westside...

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