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

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Title

Fast Starts Act of 2009

Official Title

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

Summary

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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