UTA to Receive $7M for Commuter Rail, Buses and Transportation Hub

UTA to Receive $7M for Commuter Rail, Buses and Transportation Hub

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Utah Transit Authority will receive seven (M)million dollars for commuter rail, buses and a transportation hub in West Valley City.

The money is coming from the U-S Department of Transportation.

Two-point-seven (M)million dollars will go toward the engineering phase of the Salt Lake Commuter Rail Project, which will have seven stations from Pleasant View to Salt Lake.

Also, two-point-three (M)million dollars will go to a future hub in West Valley City, a hub near The Gateway and and further engineering.

Finally, two (M)million dollars will help purchase five commuter buses.

Senator Bob Bennett says his work secured the money.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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