DOT Puts Up $900M For BART Rail Line Extension

Law360, San Diego (March 12, 2012, 10:46 PM EDT) -- The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is set to receive $900 million in federal funds for the planned extension of San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit rail system to Santa Clara County, where Silicon Valley firms continue to crop up, according to a Monday announcement.

The grant agreement, announced by U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, calls for the Federal Transit Administration to provide the transportation authority with the funding. The project is expected to break ground in April and involves the extension of the...
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