SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A proposal to put in a two-mile streetcar line in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City has not been chosen by federal transportation officials to receive funding.
City leaders had hoped for some of the $1.5 billion in stimulus money, called Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grants. Grant recipients were announced Wednesday.
A grant would have helped construction get under way on the streetcar line. The Deseret News reported on its Web site Wednesday that instead of starting construction this year with the first riders in 2012, the project could now be pushed back 18 months or more.
No Utah cities received funding.
Information from: Deseret News
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