Bells & Whistles—LIRR investigates demolition that trapped signal workers

Gateway Project rail tunnel cost escalates due to U.S. DOT delay With BNSF out of the picture, Minneapolis officials come up with new answers for Blue Line extension Demolition of building, part

Gateway Project rail tunnel cost escalates due to U.S. DOT delay

Sitting on the Gateway Project has given the task a swift kick in the rump.

Refinancing DART loan for Silver Line will save agency millions

The U.S. DOT is providing a $908 million loan to the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) for the Silver Line Regional Rail Project.

U.S. DOT announces FY 2021 round of the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant program

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) [yesterday] announced it is seeking applicants for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 round of the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program.

U.S. DOT announces $15.8 million in grant awards to 37 projects nationwide

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that 37 projects will receive a share of $15.8 million in funding to support strategies that develop, deploy and demonstrate solutions

U.S. DOT grants $40 Million to improve safety at highway-railway crossings 

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)

It’s official: FTA funds Portal North Bridge Project

The U.S. DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a $766.5 million Capital Investment Grant (CIG) agreement with New Jersey Transit Corporation (New Jersey Transit) for the Portal North Bridge Project in Hudson

‘Deeply troubled’ Transportation Secretary Chao resigns following D.C. violence

Calling the violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 “traumatic and entirely avoidable,” Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced she is resigning effective Monday. On her Twitter page, Chao said it was

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announces $544.3 million in federal funding for transit projects

The Trump Administration today announced a total of $544.3 million in federal funding will be allocated by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to seven transit infrastructure projects in

FRA publishes final rule for state highway-rail grade crossing action plans

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

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