government is doing another round of “TIGER” funding this year, an acronym for “Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery.” Our area has been very successful in past years with the competitive grant process, being awarded TIGER funds twice to fund portions of the North Spokane Corridor.
Several local jurisdictions have indicated this time around that they will apply for funds for their projects. The City of Spokane made it official on Monday when the City Council passed a resolution in support of seeking a TIGER grant for the construction of the University District Bike/Ped bridge. The resolution passed on a 6-1 vote with Councilman Fagan voting against.
We’ll keep you updated on TIGER funding as news becomes available. Applications are due at the end of May.