As Providence, Rhode Island gears up for its second attempt at TIGER funds to help pay for its proposed streetcar line, a local reporter makes a sometimes surprising case against the plan.
May 15, 2014 GoLocalProv
In the first entry in a multi-part series looking at the federal government's Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program, Tanya Snyder looks at the impact the program has had on transportation planning and funding.
Apr 27, 2013 DC.Streetsblog
On Friday, the US DOT awarded TIGER 2012 funds to 47 projects totaling $500 million -- far less than the $10.2 billion that was asked for from an astounding 703 applications from all 50 states.
Jun 28, 2012 Transportation Nation
Flush with federal grants, a new transit plaza and park is set to pop up in Philadelphia.
Nov 24, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
With a growing belief in the streetcars' ability to catalyze redevelopment, cities are jockeying for federal and local funds to build retro transit systems in their downtowns.
Nov 23, 2010 California Planning & Development Report
Around 1,000 applications came pouring in to the U.S. Dept. of Transportation seeking TIGER II grants. If all projects were funded, it would add up to 19 billion dollars.
Sep 26, 2010 Progressive Railroading
The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the availability of $600 million in new funding for surface transportation projects.
May 29, 2010 US Department of Transportation
Bicycling and walking advocates should also be happy about the new TIGER grants - almost half of the funded projects included funding for bike and ped infrastructure.
Feb 19, 2010 Sierra Club Compass blog