NOFO issued for more than $318M in CRISI grants

A Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) has been issued by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for more than $318 million in available Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program grants.

City submits grant on behalf of Panhandle Northern Railroad

The city of Borger, Texas, has submitted a federal grant for the 2018 Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) program.

FRA promotes safety with state grants

The federal government in 2018 is again offering states a funding resource to help promote rail safety.

Removal of flaggers along Denver RTD A Line to begin

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) have given the Regional Transportation District (RTD) approval to remove crossing attendants, or flaggers, from six of the 11 at-grade

FRA launches new dashboard to illustrate trespass and suicide data

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has launched a new dashboard intended to help visualize trespassing and suicide data along railroad rights-of-way.

BNSF files for PTC deadline extension, cites interoperability challenges

BNSF Railway, citing interoperability issues, has filed a two-year extension request of the Positive Train Control (PTC) deadline with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).

FRA to hold three symposia to discuss PTC

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will hold three symposia in Washington, D.C., throughout the summer to answer questions and address best practices surrounding the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).

FRA plans June 4 webinar to discuss PTC grants

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will host a webinar on June 4 aimed at helping those seeking funding for the recently announced positive train control (PTC) grants.

FRA holding PTC meetings with railroads, suppliers

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) leadership is stepping up its role in the journey toward positive train control (PTC) implementation by meeting with railroad and supply representatives to ensure progress is being made.

House T&I Committee holds PTC hearing

The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing on Feb. 15 examining the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).