ARRA made available $100 million for a discretionary program to support transit capital projects that resulted in greenhouse gas reductions or reduced energy use. FTA published a Federal Register Notice on March 24, 2009 [HTML] announcing the availability of funding and selection criteria for the program and inviting proposals. FTA received 224 applications for 561 projects with a total value of over $2 billion by the May 22, 2009 deadline. On October 13, 2009, FTA published a Federal Register Notice [HTML]announcing the selection of 43 projects to receive the $100 million in funding available.
Find out more about FTA's TIGGER Program.