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Press Releases

If you are interested in searching for press releases prior to 2021, please visit our News Archive.

June 11, 2021

“The U.S. Department of Transportation and the State of California have reached a final settlement to resolve the litigation over the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) termination of its Fiscal Year 2010 Cooperative Agreement with the California...

May 28, 2021

Action Allows Project of National Significance to Advance

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today jointly issued the Final Environment Impact...

May 19, 2021
The U.S. Department of Transportation is celebrating 50 years of safety research and innovation at the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Transportation Technology Center (TTC) in Pueblo, Colorado.
May 19, 2021

The U.S. Department of Transportation is celebrating 50 years of safety research and innovation at the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Transportation Technology Center (TTC) in Pueblo, Colorado.

May 14, 2021

“DOT and the State of California have engaged in productive settlement negotiations over the past several weeks and the Department is encouraged by the progress between the parties; we hope to be able to reach a final settlement in the near future. In...

May 14, 2021

“DOT and the State of California have engaged in productive settlement negotiations over the past several weeks and the Department is encouraged by the progress between the parties; we hope to be able to reach a final settlement in the near future. In...

April 27, 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg today announced that the Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is making more than $1.69 billion available to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (...

April 13, 2021

Underscoring the Biden-Harris Administration’s focus on promoting diversity and inclusion, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is conducting a first of its kind nationwide small, minority-owned and woman-owned...