$25 Million Grant to "Energize Phoenix"
The City of Phoenix, in partnership with Arizona State University and Arizona Public Service, has been awarded a $25 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to launch a Green Rail Corridor project that will reduce electricity consumption, generate thousands of green jobs and transform neighborhoods.
$60 Million Grant to Stabilize Neighborhoods
The City of Phoenix was awarded $60 million under the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP2). The funds will help the Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department continue programs created last year to stabilize neighborhoods hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis.
Work Nears Completion on $11.7 Million Sky Harbor Taxiway Project
The Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration awarded $11.7 million in funding to rehabilitate Taxiway C at Phoenix Sky Harbor. Work is well underway on this project that will employ up to 300 people and is targeted for completion in March.