Trump Administration Is Still Talking About the TIGER Grant Program

Route Fifty: WASHINGTON — The Trump administration continues to have conversations about a popular transportation grant program, which the president proposed axing in a budget blueprint for the upcoming fiscal year that he recently sent to Congress.

But whether or not funding for the so-called TIGER grant program, or some incarnation of it, will survive the budget-making process is unclear. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao took questions about the grants, which have gone to road and transit projects around the U.S., as she testified Wednesday before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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