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Press Releases

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

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...

March 26, 2021

This is to announce that the DOT Secretarial Intern Program (SIP) vacancy announcement is now open to students interested in a summer internship with the Department of Transportation.  The vacancy can be found at...

February 12, 2021

NOTICE

Pursuant to Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) § 211.45, Federal Railroad Administration Administrator (acting) Amit Bose has determined that the imminent threat of extreme cold, ice, wind, and severe winter...

February 9, 2021

“America has a chance to lead the world once more through innovation in infrastructure-- connecting our communities, creating good jobs, addressing climate change and ensuring equity. Passenger rail development, including world-class high-speed rail,...