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The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, or FAST Act (P.L. 114-94), was the first long-term Federal transportation bill in more than 10 years.  The FAST Act authorized $305 billion over fiscal years 2016 through 2020 for the Department of Transportation’s rail, highway, motor vehicle safety, public transportation, motor carrier safety, hazardous materials safety, research, technology and statistics programs.  The FAST Act also marked the first time intercity passenger rail programs have been included in a comprehensive, multimodal surface transportation authorization bill, authorizing more than $10 billion for intercity passenger and freight rail grants. 

This website will provide information about the provisions of the FAST Act related to FRA.  For additional information regarding the FAST Act, including provisions that impact other agencies within the Department of Transportation (DOT or Department), please visit the Department’s FAST Act website

To review the text of the FAST Act Conference Report (H. Rept. 114-357):


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