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The Federal Railroad Administration Office of Communications is the primary link between the agency and reporters, the public and others who have an interest in our nation's rail network. The Office of Communications provides policy, management and execution of agency communications, including:

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2016
February
  • 04
  • Feb
  • 2016
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: 03-16
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: 202-493-6024
SUBJECT: Environmental Protection, High-Speed Passenger Rail
ABSTRACT: Completed environmental review allows Maryland to secure funds for final design and construction
January
  • 25
  • Jan
  • 2016
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: 02-16
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: 202-493-6024
KEYWORDS: NECFUTURE
ABSTRACT: Interested parties encouraged to provide comments by new deadline
  • 20
  • Jan
  • 2016
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: 01-16
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: 202-493-6024
SUBJECT: Enforcement
KEYWORDS: Civil Penalties
ABSTRACT: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced that its stepped-up enforcement of railroad safety regulations led to the highest-ever civil penalty collection rate in the agency’s 50-year history.
2015
November
  • 19
  • Nov
  • 2015
Speeches
SPEAKER: Sarah Feinberg
SPEAKER'S TITLE: FRA Administrator
AUDIENCE:
LOCATION: New York City, NY
SUBJECT: Enforcement, Freight Operations, Passenger Rail, Positive Train Control, Accident Reduction
KEYWORDS: railtrends; positive train control; ptc
ABSTRACT: Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah Feinberg delivers remarks at the RailTrends 2015 Annual Conference in New York City.
  • 13
  • Nov
  • 2015
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: 21-15
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: 202-493-6024
SUBJECT: Freight Operations, Passenger Rail, Grants & Financial Assistance
KEYWORDS: TIGER; TIGER grant; Willmar; Minnesota; MN
ABSTRACT: Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah Feinberg today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation will provide $10 million for the Willmar Rail Connector and Industrial Access project in Willmar, Minn. The project is one of 39 federally funded transportation projects in 34 states selected to receive a total of nearly $500 million under the Department’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2015 program. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced project selections for this round of TIGER grants on October 29.

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