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Press Releases

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

May 13, 2022

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today established the new Corridor Identification and Development (ID) Program, which is the first step in an unprecedented undertaking to transform America’s passenger rail...

April 22, 2022

Washington, D.C. – This Earth Day, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced its rail industry Climate Challenge. The agency is asking owners and operators along the national rail network, and manufacturers of rail equipment...

February 23, 2022

Boynton Beach, Fla. — Concerned with the recent spate of grade-crossing and pedestrian fatalities in South Florida, Federal Railroad Administration officials today hosted a town hall meeting in Boynton Beach to discuss best practices...

January 13, 2022

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced that Amit Bose has been confirmed as the 15th Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Nominated by President Biden on April 22, 2021, Mr. Bose, who is currently...

December 10, 2021

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Deputy Administrator Amit Bose visited the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on December 8, 2021, to discuss recent progress in tackling supply chain issues through collaborative efforts among the Ports, FRA,...