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Federal Railroad Administration Marks One-Year Anniversary  of Amtrak 188 Derailment
Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today released the following statement from Administrator Sarah E. Feinberg on the one-year anniversary of the Amtrak 188 derailment.

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U.S. DOT Announces $10 Million TIGER Grant to Extend Amtrak Service to Burlington
Friday, May 06, 2016

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah E. Feinberg joined Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy and U.S. Congressman Peter Welch at an event to announce that the U.S. Department of Transportation will provide $10 million to extend Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express passenger train service to Burlington, Vermont.

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FRA Announces $25 Million Available for Rail  Infrastructure Safety Upgrades
Thursday, April 28, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced that it is accepting applications from local governments, states and railroads for $25 million in competitive grants to increase rail safety.

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FRA Announces $25 Million Available for Positive Train Control Implementation
Monday, April 04, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced that it is accepting applications for $25 million in competitive grant funding available to railroads, suppliers, and state and local governments for Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation.

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Federal Railroad Administration Awards California $1.5 Million to Separate Railroad Tracks and Road at Crossing in Oxnard
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced a $1.5 million grant to the State of California to fund the design of a bridge which will carry vehicular traffic on Rice Avenue over railroad tracks in Oxnard.

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FRA Rolls Out New Railroad Crossing and Trespassing Website to Increase Rail Safety
Thursday, March 17, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today launched a redesigned website to serve as a one-stop shop to help drivers, pedestrians, and law enforcement stay safe around the nation’s more than 200,000 railroad crossings and 140,000 miles of track.

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Notice of Request for Proposals for Implementing a High-Speed Rail Corridor
Friday, March 11, 2016

The Federal Railroad Administration is encouraging interested parties to submit proposals that meet the requirements outlined in this request for proposals (RFP).

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U.S. DOT Seeks Input on Screening and Treating Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers and Rail Workers with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Tuesday, March 08, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced that the agencies are seeking public input during the next 90 days on the impacts of screening, evaluating and treating rail workers and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The National Transportation Safety Board recommended that DOT take action to address OSA screening and treatment for transportation workers.

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FRA Launches Website for States and Municipalities to Request Bridge Inspection Reports
Friday, February 26, 2016

WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration today launched a new tool on its website that allows states and municipalities to request inspection reports for rail bridges in their communities.

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Administrator Feinberg's Remarks at AASHTO
Thursday, February 25, 2016

Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah Feinberg delivers remarks at The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Conference.

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Overview

Rail Safety for Law Enforcement

FRA releases informational videos for first responders and emergency dispatchers as part of its Grade Crossing Safety & Trespass Prevention program.

Overview

Rail Safety for Emergency Dispatchers

FRA releases informational videos for first responders and emergency dispatchers as part of its Grade Crossing Safety & Trespass Prevention program.

FRA Events

Public Listening Sessions on Obstructive Sleep Apnea for Commercial Vehicle Drivers and Rail Workers

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 
Westin Bonaventure Hotel
404 S. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 
10a.m. - Noon & 1:30p.m. - 3:30p.m.
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