USA Banner

Official US Government Icon

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure Site Icon

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

U.S. Department of Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation Icon United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Press Releases

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

September 25, 2023

One historic project will help restore passenger rail service to the Gulf Coast for the first time in nearly two decades

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) of the U.S. Department of...

August 18, 2023

Special Transportation Circumstances Projects will help link states lacking intercity passenger rail service and improve rail infrastructure 

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

June 22, 2023

EAST PALESTINE, OH — On Monday, June 12, FRA Administrator Amit Bose and FRA Chief Safety Officer Karl Alexy traveled to East Palestine, Ohio, to meet with members and representatives from multiple unions to discuss ongoing U.S. Department of...

June 5, 2023

President Biden’s historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law includes the first-ever dedicated grant program to help communities eliminate points where railroad tracks intersect with roads, which have blocked vehicle and...

May 12, 2023

FRA looks to regional partnerships to help implement a new project alternative and ensure Union Station remains in sound fiscal condition

On May 12, 2023, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released a...