Title

Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction Program: First Assessment Report

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

7-2012

Subject Area

place - north america, policy - sustainable, technology - emissions, technology - alternative fuels

Keywords

Federal Transit Administration; Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation; Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction

Abstract

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview and preliminary analysis of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration’s TIGGER Program. TIGGER, which stands for Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction, provides capital funds to transit agencies for projects that would reduce the agency’s energy use and/or greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The report outlines the program history, goals, and technologies being implemented. It also provides a preliminary analysis of potential energy and GHG savings estimates. The report provides a description and current status of each project awarded in the program.

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