Topic : Federal Railroad Administration

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FRA provides $369M for rail capital projects

Rail| October 8, 2019

Funds projects that repair, replace, or rehabilitate railroad assets to reduce the SOGR backlog and improve intercity passenger rail.

Feds cancel $929 million in grant funds for California's high-speed rail

Rail| February 20, 2019

U.S. DOT is also actively exploring legal options to seek the return of $2.5 billion in federal funds.

Rail| February 20, 2019

FRA issues national trespass prevention strategy

4,242 pedestrians were killed or injured while trespassing on railroad property nationwide during a four-year period.

Security and Safety | February 15, 2019

All required railroads met statutory deadline, schedule for PTC

Notably, Quarter Four data also show PTC systems are in operation on almost 46,000 of the nearly 58,000-route miles.

Security and Safety | January 23, 2019

DCTA is fed-approved to demo PTC in revenue service

The agency expects the FRA to certify its PTC technology by June 2020.

Rail| November 16, 2018

FRA issues NOFO for $272M in State of Good Repair funds

Eligible projects include those that replace existing assets in-kind; replace existing assets with those that increase capacity...

Government Issues| October 10, 2018

U.S. DOT provides $63B-plus for transportation improvements in 2018

Has released Notices of Funding Opportunity for nearly 90% of the funding from FY 2018 to solicit applications.

Security and Safety | August 27, 2018

FRA awards $203M for positive train control

Expects to issue a second NOFO soliciting applications for PTC systems deployment projects based on the balance of the $250M.

Government Issues| August 6, 2018

Congress hearing to examine California High-Speed Rail Project

The multi-billion dollar project is the largest in the federal High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail program administered by the FRA.

Security and Safety | July 18, 2018

FRA to hold second PTC symposium for 41 railroads facing mandate

Set to be held on Monday, July 16, at U.S. DOT headquarters in Washington, D.C., the symposium will discuss best practices for PTC system field and interoperability testing.

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