October 1, 2013
The projects were funded primarily with a $10.5 million 2009 U.S. DOT Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant.
September 5, 2013
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
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
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.
June 12, 2013
During the previous four rounds, the U.S. DOT received more than 4,050 applications requesting more than $105.2 billion for transportation projects
April 23, 2013
Projects eligible include highways and bridges, public transportation, passenger and freight rail transportation, and marine port infrastructure investments.
January 29, 2013
Touts success of last four years in letter to U.S. DOT employees.
September 20, 2012
The agency’s aging Cedar University Station and bus terminal, built in 1956, will be razed to make way for the new station, which will improve pedestrian and bicycle access and be fully compatible with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
June 25, 2012
The federal funds are being leveraged with money from private sector partners, states, local governments, metropolitan planning organizations and transit agencies.
June 11, 2012
The project, which received $8.5 million in 2010 from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s TIGER program, created more than 80 jobs during the facility’s construction, according to the Ames Transit Agency.
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