High speed rail
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Click here to download PDF (whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/rail_northeast.pdf) Awardees : Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority; Vermont Agency of Transportation, Massachusetts DOT, Rhode Island DOT, Connecticut DOT, New York State DOT, New Jersey Transit, Pennsylvania DOT, Delaware DOT, Maryland DOT, District of Columbia DOT TotalApproximate Funding (entire corridor) : $485,000,000 (ARRA High-Speed Rail Grants), $706,000,000 (ARRA Amtrak Grants), $1,191,000,000 (Total) Benefiting State : Maine,Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C.
Click here to download PDF (whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/rail_florida.pdf) Awardees : Florida Department of Transportation TotalApproximate Funding (entire corridor) : $1,250,000,000 Benefiting State : Florida Miles of Track : New - 84, Planned - 240, Total - 324 miles Grants from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) will go toward the creation of a new high-speed rail corridor that connects Tampa Bay, Orlando, Miami and other communities in central and south Florida.
Click here to download PDF (whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/rail_eugene-seattle-vancouver.pdf) Awardees : Washington State Department of Transportation, Oregon Department of Transportation TotalApproximate Funding (entire corridor) : $598,000,000 Benefiting State : Washington, Oregon Miles of Track : Upgraded - 437, Planned - 30, Total - 467 miles The 467-mile long corridor connecting Eugene, Portland, Seattle and Vancouver, Canada is the backbone of intercity passenger rail in the Pacific Northwest.
9:11 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Madam Speaker, Vice President Biden, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Our Constitution declares that from time to time, the President shall give to Congress information about the state of our union. For 220 years, our leaders have fulfilled this duty.