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September 12, 2014

$600M in TIGER grants announced

The U.S. DOT received 797 eligible applications from 49 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia, an increase from the 585 applications received in 2013. Overall, applicants requested 15 times the $600 million available for the program, or $9 billion for needed transportation projects.


September 10, 2014

Detroit's M-1 Streetcar earns $12M FTA Tiger grant

The funding, which had been anticipated by M-1 officials, helps to plug what could have been a hole in funding for the streetcar line’s estimated $140-million construction cost and its operating revenues later.


August 28, 2014

Cleveland opens new University station

The new facility, near Case Western Reserve University, replaces an aging rail station and bus terminal, built in 1956, with a modern facility that significantly improves access for pedestrians and people with disabilities.


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.


February 27, 2014

$600M available in round 6 of TIGER program

Will place an emphasis on projects that support reliable, safe, and affordable transportation options that improve connections for both urban and rural communities.


February 3, 2014

Secretary Foxx tours Orlando BRT project

The U.S. Department of Transportation is providing approximately $8 million in FTA funds toward the $10 million East-West BRT project.


October 1, 2013

FTA, Kansas City celebrate transit improvements

The projects were funded primarily with a $10.5 million 2009 U.S. DOT Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant.


September 5, 2013

U.S. DOT releases $474M for TIGER 2013 projects

Fifty-two transportation projects in 37 states will receive the funds. Applications for this most recent round of grants totaled more than $9 billion, far exceeding the $474 million set aside for the program.


September 3, 2013

Sound Transit receives $24M for 2 projects

The funding comes from the TIGER grant program created in 2009 to fund projects that are of regional economic importance and that help create and save jobs.


August 7, 2013

Federal, local officials open new Ohio transit center

The U.S.DOT provided $20 million for the $25 million project through the TIGER grant program. The remaining cost was covered by local funding sources.


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