President Obama announces his Transporation Infrastructure Plan
FACT SHEET: President Obama Lays Out Vision for 21st Century Transportation Infrastructure
On February 26th, the President will speak at the historic Union Depot train station in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he will launch a competition for $600 million in competitive transportation funding and outline his vision for investing in America’s infrastructure with a $302 billion, four year surface transportation reauthorization proposal. The President will continue to act when he can to promote job growth in the transportation sector and put more Americans back to work repairing and modernizing our roads, bridges, railways, and transit systems, and will also work with Congress to act to ensure critical transportation programs continue to be funded and do not expire later this year.
DOT Secretary Foxx Announce $600 Million for Sixth Round of TIGER Funding
ST. PAUL – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will join President Barack Obama today to announce that $600 million will be made available to fund transportation projects across the country under a sixth round of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s highly successful Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program. READ MORE (below): http://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOT/bulletins/a7b87a
TIGER – 2014 WEBINAR SERIES
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is offering a series of special topic webinars that delve into various aspects of the TIGER application process. These webinars will be a great resource for anyone either considering applying to TIGER this year or actually preparing a TIGER application, as the webinars come from the funding source and share the expertise of USDOT to prospective applicants.
All interested parties are strongly encouraged to attend. There are no registration fees for these sessions, but SPACE IS LIMITED. Advance registration is required and available by clicking on the webinar topic listed below:
- · Upcoming TIGER webinars from USDOT
More Info: http://www.dot.gov/tiger
Deputy Director for Public Engagement
U.S. Department of Transportation