Georgia has received a $4.1 million grant to continue work on a high-speed rail project linking Atlanta to Charlotte, N.C. The money is part of a larger $7 million grant program aimed at created a high-speed rail corridor from Atlanta to Washington, D.C.
The nation's top transportation official is promising to call a meeting on the Savannah harbor deepening project. What Georgia officials really want, however, is Congressional funds. The state is seeking about $400 million in federal funds to deepen Savannah's harbor. That money has become hard to come by since the Recession.