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Press Releases

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

September 1, 2022

New Funding Will Improve America’s Freight and Passenger Rail Network,
Strengthen Supply Chains, and Lay the Groundwork for Future Growth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation today...

August 18, 2022

USDOT to Make Another $7.2 Billion in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Available this Fall

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation today awarded over $233 million to 11...

July 28, 2022

WASHINGTON – To enhance safety, the U.S....

June 30, 2022

Following this week’s tragic fatal crashes, President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides a total of $3 billion over five years for a new program that will improve safety in communities, reduce wait times at railroad crossings, and help...

June 13, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced that it will award almost $2 million in Railroad Trespassing Enforcement Grants and $207,000 in Railroad Trespassing Suicide Prevention Grants to fund law enforcement...