Feds to award $500M in transportation grants

“The TIGER program funds vital transportation projects that provide real benefits to communities all across the country,” Foxx said in a statement.  “Every year, we see hundreds of compelling applications that have the potential to improve people’s access to economic opportunities, make people safer, and improve their well-being.” he continued. “I am proud that for seven rounds, TIGER has been able to make a valuable contribution to improving our nation’s transportation infrastructure, and I look forward to this year’s competition.”