Grant awarded for Island causeway ped/bike path

Valley Morning Star

August 23, 2016
in Bike Pedestrian

BROWNSVILLE — Brownsville and partners have been awarded a highly competitive, $10 million federal grant to improve public transit and create a pedestrian/bicycle path along the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge.

The TIGER grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will go toward a $23.8 million “Connecting Communities” project.

TIGER stands for “Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery,” a DOT program that awards federal money to improve roads, transit, cargo rail, hike-and-bike and maritime infrastructure.

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