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CREATE Grant Applications

The CREATE Program has applied for for federal funding through various competitive federal grant programs. Information on this applications is included below.

FASTLANE Application

This FASTLANE grant application was submitted to USDOT on December 14, 2016. The grant application is available here.

FASTLANE Application

This grant application was submitted to USDOT on April 13, 2016. CREATE was not awarded a FASTLANE grant. The grant application is accessible here.

FRA Application

This grant application was submitted to the FRA on November 4, 2015. CREATE was awarded a grant of $1.25M. The grant application is accessible here.

TIGER VII Application

The TIGER VII application was submitted on June 4, 2015.  The grant application is accessible here.

TIGER V Application

The TIGER V application was submitted on June 3, 2013.  The grant application is accessible here.

TIGER IV Application

The TIGER IV application was submitted on March 19, 2012. The grant application is accessible here.

CREATE was awarded a TIGER IV grant of $10.4 million. See press release here for details.

TIGER III Application

The TIGER III application was submitted on October 31, 2011. The grant application is accessible here.

ARRA High Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Grant Program

The CREATE Partners announced January 29, 2010 that the CREATE Program will receive $133 million as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for a critical rail/rail flyover near 63rd and State Streets in the Englewood community on the south side of Chicago. The grant application is accessible here.

TIGER II Application

The TIGER II application was submitted on August 23, 2010. The grant application is accessible here.

CREATE was not awarded a TIGER II grant.

TIGER Application

An application for Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) funds was submitted in August, 2009.  The grant application is accessible here.

On February 17, 2010 Governor Pat Quinn announced that the Illinois Department of Transportation received a $100 million award from the TIGER program on behalf the CREATE Program.

CREATE was awarded funding for five projects. See attached press release for details.