The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is now accepting infrastructure project applications for up to $5.575 billion in funding from three major discretionary grant programs. Applications are being solicited together under a single Notice
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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on June 5 reported that 63 projects will share more than $570 million in Railroad Crossing Elimination Grant Program funding to address safety at 400-plus at-grade crossings nationwide. The awards for
WASHOUGAL, Wash. – City in Washington to receive multi-million dollar grant for rail crossing.
CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Senator Joe Manchin has announced that the DOT’s Railroad Crossing Elimination Program has given $576,000 to study grade crossings as part of rail safety.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced March 27 that $212,301,048 in grants are available to apply for under the Public Transportation Emergency Relief Program (Emergency Relief Program) for states, territories, local government authorities, Indian tribes, and other FTA recipients affected by major declared disasters in calendar years 2017, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
“And now I can retire,” Randy Anderson, a BNSF locomotive engineer based in Sioux City, Iowa, said recently. “For years I have said that as soon as the bypass is complete, I’m hanging up my boots. The new bypass allows train crews to keep on moving through this area. It’s a really good thing and will continue to benefit the railroad and community for years to come.”
The U.S. Department of Transportation says it strongly supports the requirements for using only American-made construction materials, but proposes a temporary waiver of the requirement to enable all parties to comply.
This week, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg announced grants for TriMet in Portland, Ore. and King County Metro in Seattle, Wash. to assist with the COVID-19 response.
The flow of intermodal traffic carried by the nation’s railroads is critically dependent on efficiently functioning ports.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg highlights administration support during visit at Union Station
Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg met with Amtrak and transit officials as well as front line transit and rail workers at Union Station, where he discussed the importance of the recently
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in Santa Clara County, California, has submitted the first application in the nation
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a total of $14 billion in Federal funding allocations to continue to support the Nation’s public transportation systems during the Coronavirus
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
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,
The Trump Administration today announced a total of $400 million in federal funding will be allocated by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to four transit infrastructure projects in
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability $225 million in grant funding through the Expedited Project Delivery Pilot Program. $100 million of the grant funding is
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced the recipients of more than $302 million in grant funds under the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Program (Partnership
U.S. Department of Transportation announces more than $22 million in grants to restore and enhance intercity passenger rail network
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced more than $22 million in grant funding to three projects that collectively span eight states. Funding is provided through FRA’s Restoration
The Department of Energy submitted a report to Congress on Tuesday that concluded, essentially, that Bakken crude oil is not any more volatile than other types of oil. The study was done
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) today for the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program. “We’re committed to addressing the