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December 6, 2013

Utah opens first segment of $55M streetcar

The Sugar House Streetcar project complements Utah Transit Authority’s FrontLines 2015 Program — a roughly $2.5-billion effort to build 70 miles of rail in seven years. The project was funded in part by a $26 million TIGER grant.


July 2, 2013

Kansas unveils federally-funded transit center

The Mission Transit Center unites six Johnson County Transit bus routes, including the system’s newly launched JO Connex bus service. It features electronic displays with real-time bus route information and covered outdoor seating for a more comfortable rider experience.


June 19, 2012

Detroit light rail loses out on federal money

Despite missing out on the $25 million TIGER grant, the 3.3-mile streetcar line is still in the running to receive that amount from other grant programs, according to Transportation Secretary LaHood.


April 5, 2012

TIGER grant requests exceed $10 billion

The U.S. DOT received 703 applications from all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.


December 15, 2011

Feds award 46 projects with TIGER grants

U.S. DOT received 848 project applications from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., requesting a total of $14.29 billion, far exceeding the $511 million made available for grants under the TIGER III program.


November 15, 2011

$14 billion in applications for TIGER III grants received

The U.S. DOT received 828 applications from all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia, with the grant total far exceeding the $527 million set aside for the program.


April 4, 2011

Ohio breaks ground on ARRA-funded multimodal transit center

Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority’s $20 million Central Gateway Multimodal Facility will create an estimated 266 jobs in the construction trades and will serve as the centerpiece of a public-private $80 million investment to revitalize Kent’s downtown area. The economic development effort is expected to create more than 700 new long-term jobs.


January 20, 2011

Detroit light rail project receives $25M fed grant

Initial 3.4-mile, 12-station light rail line would connect downtown Detroit to Grand Boulevard in the New Center district along the region's main travel artery via Woodward Avenue.


November 9, 2010

Newly elected Congress to review Obama transportation priorities

Initiatives to be reviewed include the $10B in high-speed rail awards and $1.5B in construction financing per the TIGER grant program.


May 15, 2009

LaHood announces availability of TIGER grants

Awards can range from $20 million up to $300 million to support high impact transportation projects.


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