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HR133 covid bill brings relief for Amtrak / transit agencies

December 22nd, 2020
December 22, 2020 - TRA Newswire / Rail Passengers Association - Congress has finally passed emergency coronavirus funding bill that will prevent further service cuts and layoffs at Amtrak and other U.S. transit agencies. The relief package includes $1 billion for Amtrak and...

DART gets $229 million in CARES Act funds

May 21st, 2020
May 21, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has received notification that it has been allocated $229 million from The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, enacted on March 27. Funding from the CARES Act allows...

Rail groups pleased with coronavirus rescue package

March 29th, 2020
March 27, 2020 - - The Association of American Railroads (AAR), the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), the Transportation Trades Department (TTD) of the AFL-CIO, and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) said they are pleased that Congress and President Donald Trump...

Coronavirus relief package Includes $1 billion for Amtrak, $25 billion for transit agencies

March 27th, 2020
March 27, 2020 - - The U.S. House voted to send the CARES Act to the president’s desk this afternoon, enacting a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package into law and providing critically needed financial assistance to rail and transit operators...

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