The US DOT is holding an online seminar to assist TIGER II grant applicants. The U.S Department of Transportation (USDOT) is sponsoring an educational seminar pertaining to the TIGER II Discretionary Grant program. Entitled “Lessons on How to Compete For a DOT Discretionary Grant,” the seminar will be held on Tuesday, May 18, and will […]
As part of the Recommendations for Reauthorization project (MVFC 09), we’ve produced a series of one-page, topic-based documents that encapsulate the MVFC’s positions regarding the next federal surface transportation bill. Funding Freight Programs Institutional Issues for Freight Rail Transportation Maritime Transportation Freight Performance Measures Truck Size and Weight These documents were distributed to attendees at […]
The US Department of Transportation has published a short process summary of the TIGER Grant Selection Process. This document includes brief descriptions of the technical evaluation process and the review and selection process for the first round of TIGER Grants, awarded in February 2010.
We are pleased to tell you that at the July 8 meeting of the Mississippi Valley Conference Board of Directors in Kansas City, the board unanimously approved the extension of the Mississippi Valley Freight Coalition (MVFC) for two years and theworkplan for the 2008-2010 cycle. At that meeting, Dr. Teresa Adams presented updates on the current projects and activities […]
On October 20, 2006, the Mississippi Valley Freight Coalition submitted a proposal for the Upper Midwest Corridor to be named a “Corridor of the Future” by the USDOT. Up to five Corridors will be selected through the Corridors of the Future Program. The MVFC was pleased to submit this proposal on behalf of the states […]