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SEPTA and DRPA lose $5.7 million in earmarked federal funding

Because of stalled projects, two regional transit agencies will lose $5.7 million in federal funding, the Inquirer reports. SEPTA will lose $3.9 million of earmarked federal funding for the proposed Schuylkill Valley Metro train line between Philadelphia and Reading. The Delaware River Port Authority will lose $1.7 million earmarked for two waterfront projects. Read more at Philly.com.

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Brian James Kirk, Co-founder, Technically Media

Lives: Point Breeze, South Philadelphia.
Philosophy: Don’t talk about it; do it.
Twitter: @brianjameskirk
When you see Brian ask him about: Early 90′s punk rock / biking / coffee.

Kirk, a co-founder, handles business development, marketing and product development for the Technical.ly network, developing new partnerships, building brand identity and coordinating events and projects. He manages efforts like Philly Tech Week and Connect Philly. Kirk is a graphic designer at heart, responsible for making sure that even the company’s spreadsheets are pretty. In his spare time, he’s actively seeking the best bar in South Philly.



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