Leaders cut the ribbon on the newest section of the East Coast Greenway with an excited crowd in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Let's BUILD the Greenway

This summer is a moment of opportunity for the Greenway to take a significant leap forward.

The federal TIGER program (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery), now re-branded as BUILD (Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development), tripled to $1.5 billion this year. These funds can spur construction of many miles of greenway in our 450 communities from Maine to Florida. We have until July 19th to submit innovative proposals throughout our rural corridors and urban centers.

See below for helpful tools such as webinars and contacts for this campaign. 

Email us with questions: build@greenway.org

Last round U.S. DOT awarded $12M for the Schuylkill River Trail segment

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East Coast Greenway BUILD Webinar

East Coast Greenway BUILD Webinar

Key Dates & Resources

Thursday, July 19: Deadline to submit an application for the FY 2018 BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grants program

The East Coast Greenway BUILD Webinar recording can be viewed here

All USDOT BUILD webinars have now ended, but they have been recorded and are available on the USDOT website 


Useful Documents

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Our Regional Coordinators

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For general questions reach out to us at build@greenway.org

Consultant Team Leaders

Successful TIGER Grant Application Examples

Durham, NC: Duke Belt Line Trail (planning)

Northwest Arkansas: Razorback Regional Greenway (construction)

The BUILD program is administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Click below for the USDOT official BUILD page.

More information
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