December 12, 2011

Statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel on TIGER Grant Funding for CTA Blue Line and Chicago Bike Share Program

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Today Chicago was awarded $20 million in federal funding to invest in the city’s infrastructure through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.

“Chicago is a city on the move,” said Mayor Emanuel. “Revitalizing and modernizing our infrastructure is critical to creating jobs and enhancing the quality of life of residents throughout the city.  I want to thank Senator Durbin, Representative Luis Gutierrez and the Illinois delegation for their support and recognizing that this TIGER grant will help ensure we provide a solid foundation for the city’s future.”


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