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Transit Investments in Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER)

This page is about FTA's TIGGER program.  For information about DOT's TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grants visit

ARRA made available $100 million for a discretionary program to support transit capital projects that resulted in greenhouse gas reductions or reduced energy use. FTA published a Federal Register Notice on March 24, 2009 (PDF) [Federal Register Notice on March 24, 2009 (HTML)] announcing the availability of funding and selection criteria for the program and inviting proposals. FTA received 224 applications for 561 projects with a total value of over $2 billion by the May 22, 2009 deadline. On October 13, 2009, FTA published a Federal Register Notice (PDF) [Federal Register Notice on October 13, 2009 (HTML)] announcing the selection of 43 projects to receive the $100 million in funding available.

Find out more about FTA's TIGGER Program.

Updated: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
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