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 10 weeks to submit innovative proposals for the July 19th deadline from 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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Key Dates

  • Thursday, May 24 from 2-4 PM EDT Webinar: How to Compete for BUILD Transportation Grants (repeats June 5, 2-4 PM EDT) |  Register

  • Tuesday, May 29 from 2-4 PM EDT Webinar: How to Compete for BUILD Transportation Grants – Rural/Tribal Applicants (repeats June 6, 2-4 PM EDT) | Register

  • Thursday, May 31 from 2-4 PM EDT Webinar: Preparing a Benefit Cost Analysis for a BUILD Application (repeats June 13, 2-4 PM EDT) | Register

  • Early June: East Coast Greenway BUILD Webinar with staff and experts, time TBD

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

All webinars will be recorded and available on the USDOT website 

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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.

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