WASHINGTON — U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced more than $300 million in obligated grants that will enable the expansion of high-speed intercity passenger rail corridors from coast-to-coast.
WASHINGTON — The City of Chadron and the Nebraska Northwest Railroad will soon begin rebuilding its tracks and rail yard thanks to an agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation for a $4.9 million grant, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced $1 million for the State of West Virginia to develop a state rail plan that will serve as a blueprint for guiding the state’s rail investment strategies.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), together with states, developed model state legislation for use in developing bills to improve safety at highway-rail grade crossings without gates or barriers.
LOS ANGELES — The FRA and the California Department of Transportation will jointly prepare an environmental impact statement and a program environmental impact report for improvements to a rail corridor between Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo, according to a notice in the Federal Register.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that $1.195 billion in high-speed rail funds originally designated for Wisconsin and Ohio will be redirected to other states eager to develop high-speed rail corridors across the United States.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) $450,000 to conduct studies for potential rail service between the Northeast Corridor and Maryland’s Delmarva Peninsula.