Transportation

On Friday, April 20th, The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced the "Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development" Transportation Discretionary Grants Program (BUILD).  The program is funded at $1.5 million, three times greater than the FY 2017 appropriated level of $50 million....

April 24, 2015. Washington, DC On April 16, I attended the highly anticipated U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Summit. This was the first summit on this immensely popular and competitive grant program with over 300 attendees and almost 600 participating via webcast according to DOT. Interest in this program remains high with many communities across the nation in need of critical infrastructure improvements to support citizens economically, socially, and through safe and efficient transportation. The...

04.23.2014 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will join U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx to conduct a tour highlighting joint agency investments in Memphis through the Partnership for Sustainable Communities. The tour will include an overview of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities’ investments at the Harahan Bridge, a visit to the Aerotropolis FedEx facility, the Broad Avenue business corridor,...