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2016
July
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  • Jul
  • 2016
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 20-16
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: (202) 493-6024
SUBJECT: Safety Advisories
ABSTRACT: Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah E. Feinberg today called for greater action to prevent fatalities at the nation’s more than 200,000 railroad crossings following several significant incidents in recent weeks that have killed parents and their children at railroad crossings.
  • 19
  • Jul
  • 2016
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 19-16
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: (202) 493-6024
SUBJECT: Passenger Rail
ABSTRACT: The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced a Finding of No Significant Impact on the Northern New England Intercity Rail Initiative.
  • 18
  • Jul
  • 2016
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 18-16
CONTACT: frapa@dot.gov
PHONE: (202) 493-6024
ABSTRACT: WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) have released 10 service and route options for new and improved conventional and high-speed passenger rail service connecting Oklahoma City, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, and South Texas. The options are evaluated in a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS).
  • 14
  • Jul
  • 2016
Testimony
SPEAKER: Sarah E. Feinberg
SPEAKER'S TITLE: FRA Administrator
AUDIENCE: House Committee on Oversight and Government Regorm Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Assets U.S. House of Representatives
SUBJECT: High-Speed Passenger Rail
ABSTRACT: Chairman Mica, Ranking Member Duckworth, and Members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for inviting me to discuss the current state of high-speed and intercity passenger rail in the United States.
  • 14
  • Jul
  • 2016
Testimony
SPEAKER: Sarah Feinberg
SPEAKER'S TITLE: FRA Administrator
AUDIENCE: HOUSE COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC ASSETS U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
SUBJECT: High-Speed Passenger Rail
ABSTRACT: Chairman Mica, Ranking Member Duckworth, and Members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for inviting me to discuss the current state of high-speed and intercity passenger rail in the United States and the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) Program.

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