One of the nation’s worst rail bottlenecks will be uncorked in the coming years.
Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Underscoring the Biden-Harris Administration’s focus on promoting diversity and inclusion, the U.S. DOT’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is conducting a first-of-its-kind nationwide small, minority-owned and woman-owned business disparity study
While the California high-speed rail project has suffered from ups and downs over the past few years, the project got a psychological boost today from the Acting Federal Railroad Administrator Amit Bose.
The U.S. Department of Transportation today provided $40 million in grants to States seeking to improve safety where highways and rail lines cross. The grants, awarded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Federal Railroad Administration announces landmark achievement with full implementation of Positive Train Control
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced today that positive train control (PTC) technology is in operation on all 57,536 required freight and passenger railroad route miles, prior to
With the Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation deadline of December 31, 2020 just three days away, last week the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking,” or NPRM to
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) published a final rule requiring 40 states and the District of Columbia to develop and implement highway-rail grade crossing action plans to improve
Editor’s Note: We have reproduced the FRA’s report, released this morning, regarding the status of PTC implementation on the required railroad mileage in the United States. The report devotes a paragraph to
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today published a final rule setting forth metrics and a minimum standard to measure the performance and service quality of Amtrak intercity passenger
FRA is revising its regulations governing the minimum safety requirements for railroad track. The changes include allowing inspection of rail using continuous rail testing; allowing the use of flange-bearing frogs in crossing