U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT-02) visited the New England Central Railroad (NECR) near Stafford Springs, Ct., on Oct. 22, to view progress the shortline has made to upgrade the rail line between
State and local officials gathered in Kalispell, Mont., on Oct. 8 to celebrate the grand opening of the Glacier Rail Park.
North Carolina officials at the state and local level gathered for the groundbreaking of Phase 1 of the Charlotte Gateway Station project July 20, holding a ceremony in Uptown Charlotte.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is retiring the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program name and will award the $1.5 billion available in discretionary grant funding as Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants.
Four rail specific and rail related projects have been awarded a total of $54.5 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. This represents about 10 percent of the $500 million available in the latest round of TIGER funding.