SRC submits TIGER VI application

On Monday, April 28, the Southern Rail Commission submitted an application to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for $1,016,000 in TIGER funding. The funding would support a $1,270,000 planning project to assess the feasibility of and intermodal needs for restoring suspended intercity passenger rail operations to a daily service level along the Gulf Coast. This application was one of approximately 950 applications submitted to USDOT this round (no breakdown on planning versus capital applications are yet available). The application included 30 letters of support from elected leaders and stakeholders across the region Over the next month, we will work on bringing in additional support for the project and non-federal match.

Read the full application here.