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Texas finally snags a small share of fed infrastructure/safety rail grants

March 13th, 2020
March 13, 2020 - TRA Newswire - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has announced that U.S. railroads will receive $248 million in grant funds for safety and infrastructure projects with four of those projects in Texas receiving $5.6 million. The grant...

Congress moves ahead on transportation funding

May 2nd, 2017
May 2, 2017 - TRA Newswire / / Congress released an omnibus agreement Monday that provides increased transportation funding for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2017, with $57.651 billion in total funding for transportation and housing programs—a $350 million increase...

DART CEO Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Federal Funding Needs: FAST ACT

April 17th, 2017
April 15, 2017 - TRA Newswire - DART President/Executive Director Gary Thomas, on behalf of the American Public Transportation Association, testified earlier this month before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. Specifically, the committee wanted to hear from...

FRA requests proposals for high speed rail projects - but there's a catch, of course

March 16th, 2016
March 16, 2016 - TRA Newswire The Federal Railroad Administration is asking for interested parties to submit Requests for Proposals (RFP) for high speed rail projects around the country, including potential for fast trains that would traverse the South Central High Speed Rail...

The FAST Act explained: section by section summary

January 10th, 2016
NARP / TRA Newswire We're presenting several views of how the FAST ACT will impact freight and passenger rail, not only in Texas but nationally. The National Association of Railroad Passengers went through the passenger rail title to analyze all the promising...

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