Feds to Commit $460 Million for Rail to Connect Twin Cities

St. Paul, Minn., Mayor Chris Coleman said the Federal Transit Administration will sign the long-awaited "full funding grant agreement" next week, officially committing about $460 million in federal aid toward the $957-million Central Corridor light-rail project connecting the Twin Cities. State and local money will make up the other half of the project's budget.

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