BUILD Grant Applicants

Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development

Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development, or BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grant program (formerly known as TIGER), 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. Congress dedicated $1.5 billion for TIGER I, $600 million for TIGER II, $526.944 million for FY 2011 and $500 million for the FY 2012 round of TIGER Grants to fund projects that have a significant impact on the Nation, a region or a metropolitan area.

Determining the costs, benefits, and positive impacts of large infrastructure projects requires rigorous data-driven analyses. Econsult Solutions, Inc. provides applicants for the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grants with the right support for submitting accurate, convincing, and competitive grant applications.

We work with public agencies to help them show to what extent their project will have positive economic, transportation, social, and environmental impacts and achieve the desired outcomes of the BUILD program. Key services include:

  • Cost-benefit analyses
  • Review and analysis of applications prior to submission
  • Full preparation of application package

Econsult Solutions, Inc. brings a wealth of experience as transportation experts and urban economists. We clearly understand the requirements and expectations of the commonwealth grant program administered by the Office of the Budget and know how to present strong, solid cases to the evaluation committees.

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