Funding & Finance

Issues & Modes / Funding & Finance

Federal, state, and local governments all play a significant role in funding $300 billion in annual transportation spending. The federal government supplies important capital funding for highways, transit systems, airports, waterways, and ports while also operating the nation’s air traffic control system. State and local governments have an equally important task to invest in and operate their transportation networks and rely on a broad range of revenue sources, from general revenues and debt, to fuel taxes, fees, and tolls.

Examples of National Infrastructure Bank Proposals

Dodd-Hagel 2007 – The I-Bank issues $60 billion in bonds with severable, tradable interest coupons. The I-Bank uses the proceeds of...

Tabular Summary of Infrastructure Bank Proposals

This is a supplement to an article in the August 10, 2016 Eno Transportation Weekly (Week of August 8, 2016) providing a one-page table...

A Look at Infrastructure Banks (Part 2)

August 10, 2016 Last week’s article gave a history of the concept of the “infrastructure bank” concept in the United States....

A History of Infrastructure Bank Proposals

August 3, 2016 Investing in national transportation infrastructure became a significant talking point for both Hillary Clinton and...

Competition for Federal Grants Breeds Transportation Innovation

Last month’s unveiling of the winner of the Smart Cities Challenge got a lot of attention (congrats, Columbus!) That program, run by...

$197 Million in PTC Implementation Grant Funding Soon To Be Available

August 3, 2016 On July 29, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the availability of $197 million in grants to commuter...

State Shares of TIGER Grants, FY 2009-2016

Table showing the percentage shares of the TIGER program awarded to each state and territory over the FY 2009-2016 period, comparing...

TIGER Cumulative FY09-16 Grant Amounts by State

Table showing TIGER construction grant awards, alphabetized by state, for the life of the program from FY 2009-2016.

USDOT Announces FY16 TIGER Grant Recipients

July 29, 2016 The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced $485 million in surface transportation grants for fiscal year...

FY 2016 TIGER Grant Recipients

Fiscal year 2016 TIGER grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation, announced on July 29, 2016, organized three ways: ...

FY 2016 TIGER Grants, Ranked by TIGER Share of Total Project Cost

      TIGER Grant Other Total TIGER State City/County Project Description Amount Matching Funds Project...

FY 2016 TIGER Grants, Alphabetical by State

      TIGER Grant Other Total TIGER State City/County Project Description Amount Matching Funds Project...

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