Sunday, March 26, 2017

Donald Trump has his eye on the TIGER

Reported in Major source of Madison Metro bus facility funding could be eliminated under Trump budget.  (, 3/25/2017)

About TIGER Grants 
The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER Discretionary Grant program, provides a unique opportunity for the DOT to invest in road, rail, transit and port projects that promise to achieve national objectives. Since 2009, Congress has dedicated nearly $4.6 billion for seven rounds of TIGER to fund projects that have a significant impact on the Nation, a region or a metropolitan area. The graph below provides a breakdown of all awarded projects by type:

2016 awards.

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