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DOT News Digest: FRA Issues Grant to Nevada DOT to Complete Evaluation of Proposed Maglev Train

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Press Releases
Press Release Number
N/A
Contact Name
Steve Kulm
Contact Phone Number
202-493-6024
Keywords
Maglev, Las Vegas, Primm


Friday, May 11, 2007 (Washington, DC) The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is issuing a $962,240 grant to the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to complete preliminary environmental and engineering studies for a 35-mile segment of a proposed magnetic levitation (maglev) passenger train corridor between Las Vegas and Primm, NV. Among the factors to be examined include: regional and local planning goals; current and future demographics and land use, growth and development patterns; as well as existing and planned transportation facilities and services. Contact: Steve Kulm: 202-493-6024.

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Last updated: Friday, May 11, 2007
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