Sacramento Kings pay $500,000 to support Streetcar Line

Sac Bee MapThe Sacramento Kings have agreed to pay $500,000 to help launch a downtown streetcar line as part of a landmark deal with Caltrans to reduce traffic tie-ups that an arena is expected to cause on local freeways, state and city officials say.

The tentative agreement, brokered by the city, represents the first of several potential “environmental mitigation” costs the basketball team is likely to incur as it builds a $448 million arena in Downtown Plaza.

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