Topic : TIGER

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FTA releases $47.6M for Atlanta streetcar

Rail| July 13, 2011
Will run 2.6 miles through the heart of the city's business, tourism and convention corridor and connect with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority rail system and numerous area bus routes.

Cleveland RTA to renovate BRT station for $10.5M

Bus| June 23, 2011
FTA green lighted work on the University Circle Rapid Transit Station, which was awarded $10.5 million from the TIGER II Program in October 2010. The project will involve reconstructing the station, which includes consolidating the bus and transfer area and the rail station.
Bus| 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.
Rail| 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.
Bus| 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.
Bus| October 20, 2010

U.S. DOT announces $600M in TIGER II grants

Forty-two capital construction projects and 33 planning projects in 40 states were awarded funding. Nearly 1,000 construction grant applications for more than $19 billion were submitted from all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
Bus| August 26, 2010

SEPTA seeks $29.3M from feds for smart card system

Under the proposal, SEPTA would use the grant from the U.S. DOT's TIGER II program, along with $48M in SEPTA funding, to begin implementing the fare payment technology.
Bus| July 12, 2010

Kent, Ohio's PARTA receives $20M TIGER grant

The new multimodal, regional facility is expected to be completed in October 2012.
Sustainability| March 10, 2010

Transit Industry Invests in Innovative Ways to Go Green

The focus on environmentally friendly practices in the transit industry continues, with the help of economic stimulus grants and support from industry association programs and events.
Bus| March 10, 2010

TIGER grants show preview of Obama's transportation vision

Many believe that the president will put a 'TIGER-like' program in his surface transportation authorization proposal. Given the urgent need for investment out there, his proposal will come not a second too soon.

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