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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