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Metro Receives $22 Million Grant To Upgrade 2 LA Public Transit Stations

WILLOWBROOK (CBSLA.com) — U.S. Department of Transportation officials announced on Saturday that a $22 million grant was awarded to upgrade public transit at a pair of Metro light rail stations in Los Angeles. 282 more words


Metro awarded $22 million in two federal TIGER grants to improve station access

Two projects to improve access to Metro Rail stations were awarded “TIGER grant” funding this week from the U.S. Department of Transportation:

•The Eastside Access Improvement Project will receive $11.8 million to help create a network of sidewalks and bike lanes for pedestrians and bicyclists to access the Regional Connector 1st/Central Station in Little Tokyo. 287 more words


Groups Sue Over Oil Shipments In Older Tank Cars

SEATTLE (AP) — Environmental groups are suing the U.S. Department of Transportation over the shipment of volatile crude oil in older railroad tank cars.

The lawsuit filed Thursday by the Sierra Club and ForestEthics says the agency failed to respond a legal petition the groups filed in July. 119 more words


M-1 Rail Project Moves Forward, Feds Give $12M Grant (VIDEO)

By Edward Cardenas

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) – As crews begin welding steel track together this week for the M-1 Rail cars at a work site just off Woodward Ave., the 3.3-mile-long project received $12.2 million in additional funding from the U.S. 280 more words


$20M Grant Awarded To Everglades Restoration Project

MAIMI (CBSMiami/AP) — There’s good news for the restoration of the Florida Everglades.

A $20 million federal grant has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation to elevate a section of highway blocking the natural flow of water into Everglades National Park. 169 more words


Federal Transportation Money Coming To Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada has scored nearly $30 million in federal funding for projects including improved bike lanes in Las Vegas and a rapid bus service between Reno and Sparks. 104 more words


FAA Blocks US Planes From Flying Over Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration issued a notice Monday barring flights of U.S. planes over Syria, citing extremist groups equipped with anti-aircraft weapons… 114 more words