Senate Rail Panel Approves $5.2 Billion in Grants for Security

Sanchez, Humberto
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/11/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31881, p36
Trade Publication
Reports on the U.S. Senate rail panel's approval of a legislation that would provide grants to public transportation agencies. Comments of Senator Richard C. Shelby on the state of the country's public transportation systems; Effect of the March 11, 2004 terrorist bombing of trains on Madrid, Spain commuter rail system; Creating a grant program within the Department of Homeland Security to identify risks and vulnerabilities in the transit systems.


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