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What Could Become of $40M of Unspent Federal Transit Funds?

This April METRO plans to open two new light rail lines in Houston. But not all of the Federal Transit Administration funds dedicated to those light rail projects has been spent. We talk with Gilbert Garcia, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, about what could become of […]

This April METRO plans to open two new light rail lines in Houston. But not all of the Federal Transit Administration funds dedicated to those light rail projects has been spent.

We talk with Gilbert Garcia, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, about what could become of some $40 million.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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