Jan 26, 2008
Appropriations for GR streetcar pass
Law makers passed the FY 2008 Federal Transportation Appropriations Bill which included funds approved for the Interurban Transit Partnership. Congressman Vernon Ehlers (R) secured a $500,000 earmark for ITP's downtown streetcar project. According to Rapid Growth Media, the funds could pay for studies to determine environmental impact and viability of extending the system.