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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Availability of $291 Million for Rail Capital Projects

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Grant Program (Partnership Program). The NOFO includes $291.4 million in grant funding and is the third such NOFO for the Partnership Program to help repair and rehabilitate intercity passenger railroad assets.


“This Administration has continuously emphasized the importance of

FRA Continues Commitment to Save Lives With Railroad Trespassing Suicide Prevention Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced the availability of $293,000 in competitive grant funds for Railroad Trespassing Suicide Prevention Program projects.


The notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) solicits grant applications from eligible organizations that focus on suicide prevention or mental health assistance, to implement activities to reduce railroad-related suicides. This includes nonprofits and railroads. Selected grant

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $302.6 Million in ‘State of Good Repair’ Grants

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced the recipients of more than $302 million in grant funds under the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Program (Partnership Program) to help repair and rehabilitate railroad infrastructure across the country. The grants will fund 12 projects in nine states.