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$500 Million Available in Seventh Round of TIGER Funding

DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx announced April 2 that the department must receive applications by 11:59 p.m. (Eastern) June 5 for transportation projects under a seventh round of the 2015 TIGER competitive grant program; the pre-application deadline is 11:59 p.m. (Eastern) May 4.

DOT is making available $500 million for the discretionary grants on a competitive basis to projects that will have a significant impact on the nation, a region or metropolitan area.

The program focuses on capital projects that generate economic development and improve access to reliable, safe and affordable transportation for disconnected populations both urban and rural, while emphasizing improved connection to employment, education, services and other opportunities, workforce development or community revitalization.

More information is available here.
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