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Government, Logistics

TIGER Grants Address Freight Movement, Bridge Rehabilitation

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Projects that will address truck movement are included in the most recent round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grants.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 13, 2018
Government, Logistics

Nebraska TIGER Grant Will Ease Truck Traffic in Lincoln Area

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Nebraska’s Lincoln South Beltway project, partially supported through a recent round of federal grants, is projected to ease traffic by diverting trucks around the city rather than through it.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 13, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Port Association Calls for More TIGER Grants

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Seaport-related projects should receive more attention from the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program, according to the leader of the American Association of Port Authorities.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 13, 2018
Government, Business

ELD Provision in Transportation Bill Missing Crucial Support in Congress

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Legislation that would pre-empt state laws on meal and rest breaks for truckers and boost funding for truck safety grants was advanced by a House funding panel on July 17.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 18, 2017
Government, Business

Freight, Construction Groups Push Back on Trump’s Efforts to Defund TIGER Grants

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Groups representing the highway freight and construction sectors are pressuring members of Congress to continue to fund Obama-era infrastructure grants the Trump administration is proposing to eliminate.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 5, 2017
Government, Business

TIGER Grants Live On in Fiscal 2017 Funding Bill Backed by Congress

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Legislation that would ensure funding for the federal government through the end of September advanced with funding for the Obama-era grants for infrastructure projects.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Business, Government

Tiger Cool Express Receives Funding, Hires President

Tiger Cool Express, a provider of refrigerated intermodal service launched in 2013, has received “significant” additional equity funding from the company’s private equity backers, according to CEO Tom Finkbiner, who also said that he plans to step down later this year after a successor is found.

Transport Topics
April 24, 2017
Government, Business

TIGER Grants Unfunded in Trump’s First Budget Pitch

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The U.S. Department of Transportation grants designed to assist states and municipalities with advancing significant infrastructure projects would be denied funds under President Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget proposal unveiled March 16.

Transport Topics
March 16, 2017
Government, Business

TIGER Infrastructure Grants on the Chopping Block, Says Sen. Collins

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WASHINGTON — President Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget request is likely to deny funding for U.S. Department of Transportation grants awarded to various state agencies since 2009 for infrastructure projects, the Senate’s top transportation funding leader said March 8.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 8, 2017
Government, Business

San Diego Port Project Showcases TIGER’s Benefits, Officials Say

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A $20.2 million federal grant in 2010 for California’s transportation division and the San Diego Association of Governments to complete its Otay Mesa Port-of-Entry project along the border enhanced freight interconnectivity and mobility, officials said on Dec. 21.

Transport Topics
December 22, 2016

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