Infrastructure Stimulus Tops $3.6 Billion
- DOT Maps Out $1.5-Billion Stimulus Grant Plan. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;6/8/2009, Vol. 262 Issue 18, p9
The article focuses on the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants offered by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Those who can compete for the grants include highway, transit and passenger-rail...
- Get ready to work with the railroad. Johnston, Stephanie // Public Works;Nov2010, Vol. 141 Issue 12, p7
The author reflects on the U.S. fund improvements on infrastructure. He argues that Americans are passive when it comes to development funding. An overview of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and its high-speed program which started with 1991's surface transportation...
- Use of Transportation Funds, Outcomes, and Lessons Learned. // GAO Reports;5/4/2011, preceding p1
The article presents a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) concerning the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 in the U.S. It addresses the status and use of Recovery Act transportation funds, the outcomes and benefits of the transportation investments, and the...
- Funding Used for Transportation Infrastructure Projects, but Some Requirements Proved Challenging. Herr, Phillip R. // GAO Reports;6/29/2011, following p1
The article presents a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) in response to its mandates under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. It highlights the uses and accountability of the legislative's funds, putting emphasis on the 48.1 billion dollars offered by...
- Rail Projects Untracked as USDOT Rolls Out Funding Package. Buckley, Bruce // ENR: Engineering News-Record;3/1/2010, Vol. 264 Issue 7, p15
The article reports on the 1.5 billion dollar grant given by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to 51 projects in 41 states and the District of Columbia. The grants, also called Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery...
- How to rebuild a country. // American City & County;Apr2009, Vol. 124 Issue 4, p14
A list of the allocation of American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) money for infrastructure is presented.
- QUICK POLL. // Concrete Producer;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p11
The article presents the results of a 2013 poll on how much concrete is being used in infrastructure in different regions in the U.S., and whether infrastructure work has increased since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
- DOT awards $11.8 million in job-training grants. // Roads & Bridges;Apr2010, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p12
The article reports on the 11.8 million U.S. dollar worth of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) job-training grants received by 19 states from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) in 2010.
- Beat the Clock on Stimulus Spending. // Journal of Commerce (15307557);11/29/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 47, p8
The article reports on an increase in the spending of the U.S. Department of Transportation under the 2009 economic stimulus law in the three weeks bracketing the November 2010 midterm elections.