Marad Announces TIGER Grant Webinar Schedule

Monday, August 22, 2011

DOT says $527 million available in this round of funding.

Dates & Location:
From - Aug 30, 2011 13:00:00
To - Aug 30, 2011 14:30:00
Location - Webinar

President Barack Obama and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood agree that investing in transportation projects is one of the most effective ways to create jobs today and economic growth for the long term.  With that in mind, The U.S. Department of Transportation is pleased to announce a third round of funding for the Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.  With $527 million available in this round of funding, USDOT encourages applications for projects with significant national, regional or local economic impact.

If you would like to learn more about TIGER grant opportunities, please join a webinar on Tuesday, August 30, from 1:00-2:30 PM EDT.  The webinar will include senior members of the Transportation Secretary's office and the U.S. Maritime Administration.  Participants will also have a chance to ask questions and gain insight about the grant process.

To register for the webinar, please click on the following link: http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/webconference/viewconference.aspx?webconfid=23288

Additional information about TIGER program can be found on the website: http://www.dot.gov/tiger/index.html

Contact Information:
Robert Bouchard , Intermodal Transportation Specialist
Phone: (202) 366-5076
Email: robert.bouchard@dot.gov
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