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Congresswoman Waters Announces Transportation Project Funding Requests for 35th District of California

July 15, 2009
Press Release

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) announced that she has requested federal funding for local transportation projects as the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure considers new surface transportation authorization legislation to replace legislation known as SAFETEA-LU (the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users), which expires on September 30th.

Congresswoman Waters has designated the following as high-priority transportation projects for the 35th Congressional District:

City of Gardena

$ 1.488 million to expand bus service by Gardena Municipal Bus Lines

$ 1.2 million for improvements to Vermont Ave

$ 1.6 million for improvements to Crenshaw Blvd

City of Hawthorne

$ 3.1 million for improvements to Rosecrans Ave

$ 2.8 million for improvements to the Aviation Blvd/Marine Ave intersection


City of Inglewood

$ 22.28 million for the Century Blvd Pedestrian Safety and Transportation Improvement Project

$ 4.4 million for the La Cienega Blvd Grade Separation Project


City of Lawndale

$ 2.8 million for traffic signals and related intersection improvements

$ 1.6 million for a city-wide bicycle transit system

$ 2.4 million for street and storm drain improvements

City of Los Angeles

$8 million for the LACMTA-Green Line Extension to LAX in the City of Los Angeles

$768,000 for improvements to Broadway intersections in the City of Los Angeles

Los Angeles County

$ 2.214 million to develop the LACCD Regional Student Transit Pass Demonstration Project, to reduce bus fares for college students