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House Appropriations Committee approves major cuts to TIGER program

Amanda Bayhi - May 22, 2014

House Appropriations Committee approves major cuts to TIGER program

The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved major cuts to 2014 TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grants in a markup of the panel’s Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) bill, Salon reports. The bill reduces the TIGER program from ...

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TIGER applications far outnumber available funding

Amanda Bayhi - May 16, 2014

TIGER applications far outnumber available funding

Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant applications outnumber available funding for the program by nearly $9 billion, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced on Thursday. Applications for TIGER grants for fiscal year 2014 totaled $9.5 billion -- 15 times more than ...

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FHWA Administrator Mendez tells ARTBA National Convention attendees to ‘dream big, build big'

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 13, 2013

FHWA Administrator Mendez tells ARTBA National Convention attendees to ‘dream big, build big'

Federal Highway (FHWA) Administrator Victor Mendez told attendees at the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on September 9 to “dream big and build big to create a system that will meet the needs ...

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USDOT awards 37 states with $474 million in TIGER grants

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 05, 2013

USDOT awards 37 states with $474 million in TIGER grants

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded 37 states with a total of $474 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. In his announcement on USDOT’s Fast Lane blog, Foxx said ...

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WSDOT seeks $70.2 million in TIGER V grants for Puget Sound area projects

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 10, 2013

WSDOT seeks $70.2 million in TIGER V grants for Puget Sound area projects

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) last week submitted three applications to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for $70.2 million in federal funding for projects in the Puget Sound area. If selected, the proposed projects, located in Pierce and ...

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U.S. DOT gives $35 million TIGER grant for Minnesota transit

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 19, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) and the Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority are starting renovations Minnesota’s historic Union Depot in Saint Paul thanks to $35 million from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act's (ARRA) TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating ...

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Boxer has big plans for TIGER-like provision in reauthorization

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 29, 2010

Senate Environment and Public Works Chairwoman Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) says she plans to include a provision similar to the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program in the bill her panel is drafting, according to a report in Environment and ...

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