An artist rendering shows a light rail train crossing the Tower Bridge into Sacramento.
Regional Transit is moving forward with a plan to construct a line that travels from the Amtrak rail station in Sacramento and crosses Tower Bridge, ending in West Sacramento near Sutter Health Ballpark. (note: the line would run through the middle of the bridge, not on the eastbound lane as shown).
SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT
A newly-revived controversial $130 million passenger rail line over the Tower Bridge took a step forward Monday.
The Sacramento Regional Transit board, which previously rejected the scaled-down version of the long-discussed project, took a vote to move the project forward Monday, reversing its previous decision.
The project would run light rail cars about 1.5 miles from Sutter Health Ballpark (formerly Raley Field) to the downtown Sacramento Valley Station, Amtrak’s train depot, with three stops.
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$130 million for 1.5 miles???