Denver Commuter Rail Project Gets $80M Funding Influx

Law360, Washington (February 2, 2012, 3:52 PM EST) -- A Denver commuter rail project received $80 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday, marking the first wave of federal financing for a more than $1 billion rail line expected to link the city's western suburbs to its downtown and international airport by 2016.

The deal, which Sens. Mark Udall, D-Colo., and Michael Bennet, D-Colo., announced in a joint statement, is part of a $1.03 billion Full Funding Grant Agreement the DOT signed in August to support the first full public-private partnership for transit....
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