The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER Discretionary Grant program, provides a unique opportunity for the U.S. Department of Transportation to invest in road, rail, transit and port projects that promise to achieve critical national objectives. Applicants must submit final applications through Grants.gov by April 28, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. EDT. The Grants.gov “Apply” function will open on April 3, 2014. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit applications in advance of the deadline. Click here to visit the DOT TIGER website. Educational webinars to assist applicants in the process are scheduled for dates in March, click here to register.