The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcing more than $573 million in available grant funding this year alone for the Railroad Crossing Elimination Program.
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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has established the new Corridor Identification and Development (ID) Program.
The U.S. DOT Office of Inspector General has reported that the Federal Railroad Administration needs to improve its automated track inspection program, and issued six recommendations for doing so.
This piece by Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William Vantuono appeared in the magazine’s news feed on Thursday, April 21. This court case addresses a very important issue, so we are reproducing it here. DCL
FRA Administrator Amit Bose testified on behalf of the Department at the Surface Transportation Board Hearing on Amtrak’s application seeking to restore passenger rail service along the Gulf Coast (Docket No. FD 36496).
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is holding its first-ever Track & Roadway Workplace Safety Symposium on April 5-7 at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel in Missouri; attendance is free.
Waiting for a huge increase in allowance, you can’t blame Amtrak for making a wish list.
Metra is working on a key rebuilding and replacement project on the railroad.
A Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) report says vandalism may have caused the derailment of a BNSF train in Custer, Wash., back in December. The FRA, however, has not cleared BNSF of any wrongdoing.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration today announced a notice of funding opportunity, making available nearly $362 million through its Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant Program.
The FRA and California are ready to work together again toward the development of high-speed rail.
About ten days ago, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) secured federal funding prior to the deadline.
A U.S. DOT grant will help complete the South Central light-rail extension project in Phoenix, Ariz. The project will receive an additional $638 million, with $530 million coming from the Federal Transit
Permits, a lawsuit and the Texas state legislature are in the way of high-speed rail project More rail tunnel problems for San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency Maryland is ready to seek new
Four of eight and six of seven—LIRR Expansion Project burns through summer FRA publishes Final Rule on rail integrity and track safety standards Phoenix appears primed and ready for I-10 light-rail extension
The U.S. DOT’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has released the final Rule of Particular Applicability (RPA) and the Record of Decision (ROD) for Texas Central Railroad, LLC, marking a major achievement for
Federal funding allocations announced for four transit infrastructure projects. More details emerge from Sound Transit hi-rail accident. FRA announces rail inspection technology rule to improve track safety. MBTA approves $403.5 million for
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today submitted to the Federal Register a final rule allowing railroads to use ultrasonic inspection technology, augmented with global positioning system (GPS) technology,
Thou shall build and refurbish. Moses Lake, Wash., received some very good news this week when the Federal Railroad Administration approved a revised Northern Columbia Basin Railroad project and announced it will
Amtrak wants to dock the Dock Bridge, which crosses the Passaic River in Harrison, N.J. The 85-year-old structure is a massive twin span lift bridge that carries six lines of tracks, and