TIGER Is Trump’s Program Now: Most Grants Go to Highways

Well, U.S. DOT has released the full list of new TIGER grant awards, and it looks a lot worse than the early announcements suggested. The Trump administration’s selections are skewed heavily toward highways and bridges.

While a few strong projects for walking, biking, and transit did receive funds, the overall list is a major departure from the multi-modal priorities of the Obama years. It’s a predictable outcome from a discretionary grant program subject to the whims of whoever

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