CAGTC in the News
Washington Report: Highway Reauthorization Parked for at Least Seven Months
03-01-2010, Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine
Reauthorization of the federal highway program, which was supposed to have been completed last September, is likely to be postponed at least until October and perhaps for the rest of the year.
Year of The Tiger
03-01-2010, The Journal of Commerce
The latest DOT grants will help finance some of the nation’s top freight projects. The Obama Administration is making big down payments on a wide range of major freight projects around the country with its latest $1.5 billion in transportation grants.
DOT awards TIGER funding
02-17-2010, Logistics Management
More than 40 percent of grants have a freight-related focus. Freight transportation-related projects were well represented among the winners, with 22 of the 51 projects-or 43 percent-pertaining to goods movement, according to the Coalition for America's Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC).
White House budget calls for $4 billion for infrastructure fund
02-02-2010, Logistics Management
While efforts to enact new surface transportation legislation remain parked, the recent release of the White House's proposed 2011 budget appear to-at the very least-provide some form of optimism for future transportation infrastructure funding.
Getting TIGER by the tail
02-01-2010, Cargo Business News
The inclusion of the $1.5 billion Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER} Program in last year’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) demonstrates the growing recognition, by both Congress and the Administration, that the most effective way to invest in the nation’s multimodal transportation infrastructure is through objective, merit-based criteria.