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May 20, 2014

TIGER grant applications total $9.5B

Altogether, the U.S. DOT received 797 eligible applications, compared to 585 in 2013, from 49 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.


May 13, 2014

33 University Transportation Centers receive $62M

Work with regional, state, and local transportation agencies to help find solutions to challenges that directly impact their communities.


April 16, 2014

Foxx touts Fed investment during Atlanta BeltLine visit

The completed project is expected to include a 22-mile streetcar loop with connections to the existing MARTA rail system and the downtown Atlanta Streetcar Project.


February 27, 2014

Fed tax plan proposes $126 billion for Highway Trust Fund

Fund slated to run out of money by September, with the current surface transportation bill, MAP-21, expiring in October.


November 13, 2013

New tool calculates housing, transportation costs

The Location Affordability Portal will help consumers and communities better understand the combined costs of housing and transportation associated with living in a specific region, street or neighborhood and make better-informed decisions about where to live, work and invest.


February 19, 2013

LaHood wins WTS International award

The Navigator Award was created by WTS International to recognize the achievements of an individual or organization for extraordinary efforts to attract, retain and advance women in the transportation industry.


January 18, 2013

LaHood: Detroit's M-1 project can move forward

The funds support construction of a planned 3.3-mile streetcar line to help revitalize Detroit’s historic Woodward Avenue corridor.


July 27, 2012

LaHood announces availability of TIFIA funding

He also announced the establishment of the Project Finance Center to help state and local government project sponsors analyze financial options for highway, transit, rail, intermodal and other surface transportation projects facing funding challenges.


June 20, 2012

Sacramento receives $15M for depot renovation

The federal funds will be coupled with $15 million in state and local money for a $30 million project.


August 19, 2011

Feds award $28M to Mich. for intermodal station

The new facility will serve local residents, students and visitors to the Henry Ford Museum/Greenfield Village, Dearborn’s largest tourist attraction. It will be designed for the planned Ann Arbor–Detroit commuter rail as well as future high-speed intercity passenger rail service.


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