$51 Million to Three Transformative Public Transportation Projects

Published: Aug 28, 2015

Sacramento – Yesterday, three transformative transit projects received their official allocations of more than $51 million from the California Transportation Commission, advancing high-quality public transportation, aiding disadvantaged communities, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. These climate investments are funded by the state’s cap-and-trade auction proceeds.

These are the first of 14 projects of a cap-and-trade investment totaling more than $224 million that the California State Transportation Agency announced this summer. With this allocation by the Commission, these dollars will reimburse important climate and infrastructure investments by three agencies around the state: Sacramento Regional Transit District (Sac RT), Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink), and San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG).

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