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Mayor Kasim Reed Hosts U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to Kick Off Atlanta Streetcar Construction

Post Date:01/31/2012
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Mayor’s Office of Communications 
Thế giới cá 55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Sonji Jacobs, Director 
404-330-6558, office 
404-276-6866, cell 
sjdade@atlantaga.gov 
Reese McCranie, Deputy Director
404-330-6006, office
404-886-2334, cell
rmccranie@atlantaga.gov 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 01/27/12

Thế giới cáMedia Advisory

Mayor Kasim Reed Hosts U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to Kick Off Atlanta Streetcar Construction

 WHO: Mayor Kasim Reed
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood
Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall, District 2
Dr. Beverly Scott, MARTA CEO and GM
A.J. Robinson, President, Atlanta Downtown Improvement District
 WHAT: One week after President Obama called for investments in transportation as part of “An America Built to Last” in his State of the Union address, Mayor Kasim Reed will host U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood for the kick-off of construction on the Atlanta Streetcar project.

The Atlanta Streetcar project – funded in part by a $47.6 million TIGER II grant from the Obama Administration – will create jobs and bring new development to Atlanta.
 WHEN:

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
10:45 AM

 WHERE: Jackson St. between Auburn Ave. and Edgewood St. Enter event at the corner of Auburn Ave. and Jackson St.
 NOTES: Parking will be limited but media may park along Auburn Avenue.
 

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