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Press Releases

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

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...

September 29, 2022

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today awarded over $4 million to three projects in two states to upgrade and safeguard rail infrastructure. These investments in communities will play a crucial role in...

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...