When it comes to infrastructure, grants can be the lifeblood of small railroads’ expansion and upgrades. A new program aims to help them obtain those funds.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is retiring the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program name.
Four rail-specific and rail-related projects have been awarded a total of $54.5 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants, or about 10% of the $500 million available in the latest round of funding.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations approved its FY2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which prioritizes funding for many transportation projects.
The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) released on Dec. 8 its letter to President-elect Trump.
Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman visited Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico last week, along the Southwest Chief route, showing his appreciation of local, state and federal partners for their support of Amtrak and BNSF Railway efforts that began last October to improve passengers’ experiences.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced on July 29 additional rail project awards to its eighth round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.
Elected officials have begun releasing information about projects awarded grants from the eighth round of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.
The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed an omnibus spending bill late last week that will keep federal agencies funded through the end of September 2016.
Under a contract valued at $32 million, Brookville Equipment Corp. will supply six of its Liberty Modern Streetcars for Detroit’s new Woodward Avenue line, which is being built by M-1 RAIL, a public-private venture claimed to be “the first major transit project led and funded through collaboration between private businesses and philanthropic organizations working in partnership.”