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Mayor Kasim Reed and U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to Hold Media Call to Announce TIGER 2013 Grants

Post Date:09/05/2013 10:00 AM
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Mayor’s Office of Communications 
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Sonji Jacobs, Director 
404-330-6558, office 
404-276-6866, cell 
sajacobs@atlantaga.gov 
Anne Torres, Deputy Communications Director
404-330-6423, office
404-904-2618, cell
amtorres@atlantaga.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09/05/13

Media Advisory

Mayor Kasim Reed and U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to Hold Media Call to Announce TIGER 2013 

ATLANTA - Mayor Kasim Reed and U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will take part in a media conference call this morning to announce the recipients of the latest round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants.

The Department of Transportation (DOT) will announce that 52 transportation projects in 37 states will receive a total of $474 million from the fifth round of DOT’s popular TIGER program. The projects funded through this round of TIGER illustrate the President’s goals of creating “Ladders of Opportunity,” the need for a “Fix it First” approach to infrastructure, and contributing to America’s economic growth. 

WHO:

Mayor Kasim Reed
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard

WHAT:

Media Conference Call to Discuss TIGER grants

 WHEN:

Thursday, September 5, 2013
10:45 a.m. 

CALL IN:

The call-in number is (800) 398-9367. You’ll also need to tell the operator that you’re calling in for the DOT PRESS BRIEFING.


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