Seattle Mayor Seeks To Fast-Track Transit Project Studies

Law360, New York (April 11, 2013, 2:38 PM EDT) -- Seattle’s mayor proposed a new budget Wednesday that will allow the city to begin studying two potential transit projects — a new crossing over a ship canal and a high-capacity transit corridor — this year, rather than wait until 2014.

If the projects get the green light, earlier starts could ensure they are eligible for competitive federal grants and other funding sources, according to a statement by Mayor Mike McGinn. The projects include a crossing over the Ship Canal, which runs out of Lake Washington, that...
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