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Press Releases

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

February 21, 2023

Among the immediate calls for action: Freight rail industry should accelerate phase-in of safer tank cars and provide workers paid sick leave, and Congress can raise existing caps on the fines for rail safety regulations...

December 22, 2022
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding will improve the reliability and quality of service along the Northeast Corridor, benefiting millions of riders and travelers who depend on daily service

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department...

December 20, 2022
The Corridor Identification and Development Program will support long-term passenger rail development in communities across the country

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today issued a Notice of...

December 7, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcing the availability of almost $2.3 billion in funding to expand and modernize intercity passenger rail nationwide through the...

November 30, 2022

Funds Will Support Station Improvements and Fleet Upgrades, Increasing Access and Quality for Riders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) granted an unprecedented $4.3 billion in funding to Amtrak this fall...