23 Dec '16, 9pm

In #charlotte, the Gold Line Streetcar project moves forward to design phase

In #charlotte, the Gold Line Streetcar project moves forward to design phase

In Atlanta , city, and federal staff benefitted by forming new strategic partnerships with local foundations to help stimulate economic development activity in the area. The city chose to focus on the Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Corridor Improvement Initiative, which received a $10 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2016 grant to provide new mobility options and increase access to transit, employment centers, and services. This project will continue to promote the core values of LadderSTEP once the pilot has concluded. In Baltimore , significant achievements include helping the city acquire funding for affordable housing on North Pulaski Street; allowing the city to adhere to its local hiring program while using federal funding on the project which employs local residents for construction; and coordinating with the Federal Railroad Admi...

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