2/25/11- Council Approves Huizar Motion for $1 Million Allocation to Streetcar

Council Approves Huizar Motion for $1 Million Allocation to Streetcar Measure R Local Return funding will assist Downtown L.A. Streetcar with environmental review and engineering -- Council action comes as recent report states streetcar will generate 9,300 jobs, spur $1.1 billion in development and generate $24.5 million in annual tourism and spending

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 25, 2011) – The Downtown L.A. Streetcar, a public-private partnership project championed by City Councilmember José Huizar’s Bringing Back Broadway initiative and a non-profit L.A. Streetcar Inc., won unanimous City Council support today for a $1 million allocation of the City’s Measure R Local Return funding to assist the project through its environmental and engineering phases.

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