N.Y. HSR awarded $727K in federal funds

Posted on July 30, 2010

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced $727,000 for the State of New York to continue work on its high-speed rail program with the rehabilitation of the Buffalo-Depew railroad station.

The U.S. Department of Transportation has provided New York $1.7 million of the $151 million awarded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for high-speed rail.

The money will provide Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility upgrades, reconstruction of the ticket counter, installation of a passenger Information Display System and platform repairs. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is actively working with the New York State Department of Transportation on additional grant agreements to further develop the Empire Corridor.

FRA has released more than $136 million of the $8 billion down payment provided in the Recovery Act for the development of a national network of interconnected high-speed rail corridors.  

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Bombardier to supply 4 more trams to Australia

The order is valued at approximately $18 million and is an exercise of an option included in a contract signed in 2011.

Texas' DCTA receives grant for A-Train Rail Trail

Once complete, the Lewisville Hike and Bike trail will run from DCTA’s Hebron Station all the way to the Highland Village/Lewisville Lake Station. Construction on the last portion of the Lewisville Hike and Bike trail is expected to begin in early 2016.

Metra prepares for winter weather with switch covers, heaters

Additionally, agency is continuing to repair and replace railcar doors that are prone to fail in winter conditions.

Alstom to supply Citadis trams to Lyon, France

The order, worth over $21 million, represents the exercise of an option on a contract signed in 2011.

XpressWest chosen to build Las Vegas-to-L.A. high-speed rail

The initial phase of the XpressWest project, which will link Las Vegas to Victorville, Calif., will cost $8 billion.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment



Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close