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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Information from FRA

On November 15, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law—a generational investment in America’s intermodal transportation system of which freight and passenger rail is an integral part and an engine of our economy. The investments will:

  • Help make our nation’s rail network safer, more reliable, resilient, sustainable, and equitable. 
  • Improve the lives of Americans, create good paying jobs, and lay the foundation for America to compete in the 21st Century.  

What Does This Mean for FRA? 

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, also referred to as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or H.R. 3684 Pub. L. 117-58, will provide unprecedented Federal funding for rail improvement projects in America. Over the next five years, that means greatly expanding existing FRA programs and creating new programs to enhance our nation’s rail network. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law includes $102 billion in total rail funding, including $66 billion from advanced appropriations, and $36 billion in authorized funding.

Learn More

To learn more about the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and rail, watch the video from FRA Deputy Administrator Amit Bose and view the links for additional information about FRA’s programs.

Last updated: Monday, November 15, 2021