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Where ATL Wants to Use Next Round of Federal TIGER Cash

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It's TIGER grant time again, and the federal government has allotted $500 million in Round Seven of the program aimed at supporting vital transportation projects across the country. With a limited amount of money available, it's going to be a fight to see which of the 950 pre-applications submitted will get funded. Here in metro Atlanta, five jurisdictions submitted a total of six applications with hopes of snagging some game-changing dough, as the AJC reports. And while we won't know until fall if any of the proposals are successful, here's how Atlanta wants to spend Uncle Sam's cash:


· Game-changing transportation grants spark competition [AJC]

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1. Roswell Gateway

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Azalea Drive & Roswell Road
Roswell, GA 30075

Hoping to spruce up Atlanta Street at the Chattahoochee near Sandy Springs, Roswell wants to add roundabouts, sidewalks and remove reversible lanes.

2. Johns Creek Flex Lane

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9931 Medlock Bridge Road
Johns Creek, GA 30097

Johns Creek is seeking funds to add a flexible lane on Medlock Bridge Road / Ga. Highway 141.

3. I-285 and Cascade

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Cascade Road & Interstate 285
Atlanta, GA 30311

Fulton County is applying for a grant to fix up the interchange at Interstate 285 and Cascade Road on the westside.

4. Atlanta Streetcar Extension

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Irwin Street Northeast & Krog Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30307

The City of Atlanta is hoping to finish what it started with the first TIGER grant, connecting the existing streetcar line to the Beltline at Krog Street.

5. MLK Boulevard PATH

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Fulton Industrial Boulevard Southwest & Martin Luther King Junior Drive Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30336

In their second proposal, the City of Atlanta wants funds to partner with the PATH Foundation in the construction of a multi-use trail along MLK, Jr. Drive between Fulton Industrial Boulevard and Northside Drive.

6. Transitising 41

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Cobb County is hoping to get money to add transit prioritization at six intersections along Cobb Parkway as well as other technology to improve traffic.

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1. Roswell Gateway

Azalea Drive & Roswell Road, Roswell, GA 30075

Hoping to spruce up Atlanta Street at the Chattahoochee near Sandy Springs, Roswell wants to add roundabouts, sidewalks and remove reversible lanes.

Azalea Drive & Roswell Road
Roswell, GA 30075

2. Johns Creek Flex Lane

9931 Medlock Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA 30097

Johns Creek is seeking funds to add a flexible lane on Medlock Bridge Road / Ga. Highway 141.

9931 Medlock Bridge Road
Johns Creek, GA 30097

3. I-285 and Cascade

Cascade Road & Interstate 285, Atlanta, GA 30311

Fulton County is applying for a grant to fix up the interchange at Interstate 285 and Cascade Road on the westside.

Cascade Road & Interstate 285
Atlanta, GA 30311

4. Atlanta Streetcar Extension

Irwin Street Northeast & Krog Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307

The City of Atlanta is hoping to finish what it started with the first TIGER grant, connecting the existing streetcar line to the Beltline at Krog Street.

Irwin Street Northeast & Krog Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30307

5. MLK Boulevard PATH

Fulton Industrial Boulevard Southwest & Martin Luther King Junior Drive Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30336

In their second proposal, the City of Atlanta wants funds to partner with the PATH Foundation in the construction of a multi-use trail along MLK, Jr. Drive between Fulton Industrial Boulevard and Northside Drive.

Fulton Industrial Boulevard Southwest & Martin Luther King Junior Drive Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30336

6. Transitising 41

US 41, cobb county

Cobb County is hoping to get money to add transit prioritization at six intersections along Cobb Parkway as well as other technology to improve traffic.