Needless to say, this is a very competitive grant program. Today, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission released a summary of all projects that were submitted from the region.
TIGER Grant Applications in the DVRPC Region
As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grant applications were due to U.S. DOT on Tuesday, September 15, 2009. $1.5 billion is available nationwide for surface transportation infrastructure projects of regional significance. Using a team review process, U. S. DOT will evaluate applications and will notify applicants of awards no later than February 17, 2010. Priority will be given to projects that can be completed by February 12, 2012. The following represents a summary of applications worth $490 million submitted by stakeholders in the DVRPC region: