Feinstein seeks money for three Metro rail projects

Metro staff released the following legislative alert today about Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s funding requests in next year’s federal budget, which includes $5 million for the Crenshaw Line and $10 million for the Westside Subway Extension and Downtown Regional Connector — money to be used in planning both lines.

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein Releases Transportation Appropriations Requests For Fiscal Year 2011

Today, the office of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) issued a press release detailing the Senator’s transportation funding requests for federal Fiscal Year 2011. The funding requests were submitted to the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies, which is chaired by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA). For your review, please find attached a listing of Los Angeles County transportation projects identified in Senator Feinstein’s transportation funding request. Click here to see a full list of her state-wide funding requests.