San Diego gets transportation funds: United States San Diego metropolitan transit system 1 announced that it will buy 70 units from Siemens S8US light rail vehicles in July. It was also announced that a new station would be built.
The announcement stated that the tender price would be 31,9 million dollars. This will be met by California transit transport and intercity railway program (TIRCP).
While TIRCP provides its revenues with greenhouse gas emissions taxes, it also ensures that the vehicles are environmentally friendly and therefore support the projects to travel less. 2015-2016 14 224 XNUMX project for this year XNUMX million dollars were allocated.
The delivery of light rail vehicles and the construction of new stops are expected to be completed by the end of 2017.