U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $75 Million Grant for Light Rail Project in Tacoma, WA

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the award of a $75 million grant to the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) for the Tacoma Link Extension Project, which will expand Link light rail to growing areas such as the Stadium District and Hilltop District.

 

The 2.4-mile Tacoma Link Extension will add six new stations and five new light rail vehicles, doubling the length of the existing system.

 

Links:

Press Release

Capital Investment Grants Program

Tacoma Link Extension Project Profile