The District has applied for federal help for its $140 million project to transform two lanes of K Street into a transitway to speed buses through the heart of downtown. A change in policy by the Obama administration could give such transit projects priority in the competition for $1.5 billion in economic stimulus funds. The K Street proposal:
SOURCE: DDOT | Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso/The Washington Post - January 14, 2010
Brighter outlook for transit projects Article | The Obama administration announced a major shift in transportation policy Wednesday that would steer more money to transit projects designed to spur economic development and help the environment.