Minnesota Department of Transportation to host a Community Vitality Fellow to advance transportation goals

Minnesota Department of Transportation joins Smart Growth America’s artist-in-residence program, by hosting a Community Vitality Fellow to creatively meet the agency’s goals of promoting economic vitality, improving safety, supporting multimodal transportation systems, and creating healthier communities.

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USDOT now accepting TIGER grant pre-applications

The pre-application period for this year’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants is now open. Pre-applications are a mandatory first step in the TIGER application process. All potential applicants submit material to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) prior to submitting a final application through the federal grants portal. Full information about the process and the pre-application itself can be found at www.dot.gov/tiger. The deadline for this required first step is October 3, 2011.


HUD updates Regional Planning Grant Program website, adds resources

HUD has added new resources to the Regional Planning Grant Program website to help you in the application process. Additions include: An updated FAQ An updated instruction guide Enhanced data resource page Application update from HUD (via NADO): If you had already downloaded the Rating Factor forms for the application, please note that a couple … Continued