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Press Releases

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

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


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,...

February 5, 2021

Meets with leaders from Amtrak, and local transit agencies, as well as front line transit and rail workers at Union Station

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg met with Amtrak and...