MARTA receives $285.7 million ARP grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a $285.7 million award of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds to the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in Atlanta, Georgia.

PHMSA & FRA want to temporarily suspend movement of LNG by rail

On November 8, the U.S. DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) published a notice of proposed rule making that would suspend the transportation of liquefied natural gas by rail until more research and testing can be done to ensure the safety of moving this commodity by rail.

Bells & Whistles—Episode 12

What were the top news stories RT&S was following the week ending Oct. 11. Watch the latest Bells & Whistles by clicking here. For the latest news, go to