Transportation projects under the Senate's version of the economic-stimulus plan amount to about $45.5 billion; the House version offers $46.1 billion. The Senate set aside $3.1 billion for intercity and high-speed rail projects and $5.5 billion in grants for multimodal systems. The House included $2 billion less for intercity and rail, nothing for multimodal, but $4.5 billion for fixed guideway modernization programs and capital investment grants.

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