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Nashville bus rapid transit on track for funds

Monday, August 12, 2013
Metro transit officials are one step closer in their bid to secure up to $75 million in funding for the proposed bus rapid transit line.

Last week, federal transit officials alerted the Metropolitan Transit Authority that the $174 million bus rapid transit line, dubbed The Amp, had been approved for the next phase of the application process.

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