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house Bill H.R. 2163

Fast Starts Act of 2009

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Fast Starts Act of 2009

Official Title

To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to make grants for certain streetcar projects, and for other purposes.


Fast Starts Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to state and local government authorities for eligible new fixed guideway streetcar capital projects that are electricity- and rail-based. Requires such an authority to submit by March 1, 2010, a grant application that certifies that a project has a sufficient degree of local financial commitment, meets certain environmental requirements, and can begin construction by March 1, 2012.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Highways and Transit
    IntroducedApril 29th, 2009

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