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FRA Rail Program Delivery Video Series

This video series is meant to provide grantees guidance on key aspects of Rail Program Delivery. Please check back often as we’ll be updating this page with new videos on different Rail Program Delivery topics.

 

Watch The Davis-Bacon Act

The Davis-Bacon Act

This video provides an overview of the Davis-Bacon Act and how it applies to FRA-assisted projects.

To learn more about the Davis-Bacon Act,
please visit the following webpages:
Davis-Bacon Regulation
Wage Determinations
DOL Wage and Hour Division
FRA

Click to watch ADA Compliance for Rail Stations

ADA Compliance for Rail Stations

This video provides an overview of how the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to rail stations.

To learn more about the ADA,
please visit the following webpages:
ADA Information
ADA & FRA
Filing a Complaint
FRA Office of Civil Rights

Watch Service Planning Video

Service Planning

This video provides an overview of FRA's service planning process.

Additional guidance on FRA's service planning process is coming soon!

Preliminary Engineering Video

Preliminary Engineering

This video provides an overview of FRA’s preliminary engineering process.

Buy America Video

Buy America

This video provides an overview of Buy America and how it applies to FRA-assisted projects.
 

To learn more about Buy America,
please visit the following webpages: 
FRA Buy America Website
FRA Buy America FAQs
FRA Buy America Waiver Requests
FRA Buy America Sample Components List

 
Environmental Review

Environmental Review

This video provides an overview of the Environmental Review process and how it fits into the Project Development Process.

To learn more about Environmental Review,
please visit the following webpage: 
FRA Environmental Information


Grant Closeout


Grant Closeout

This video provides an overview of FRA’s grant closeout process.
 
To learn more about Grant closeout, please visit the following webpages:

Regional Planning


Regional Planning 

This video provides an overview of FRA’s Regional Planning process.
 
To learn more about Regional Planning, please visit the following webpages:
Questions: Contact FRAPlanning@dot.gov

Cost Estimating


Cost Estimating

This video provides an overview of cost estimating for projects funded or financed by FRA.
 
To learn more about Cost Estimating, please visit the following webpages:

Cost Estimating


Benefit Cost Analysis

This video provides an overview of conducting a benefit-cost analysis for projects funded or financed by FRA.

To learn more about Benefit-Cost Analysis, please visit the following webpages:

FRA Benefit-Cost Analysis Guidance
Office of Management and Budget Circular A-94
Office of Management and Budget Circular A-4
Benefit-Cost Analysis Resource Guide
U.S. DOT’s Value of Travel Time Savings


Risk Management


Risk Management

This video provides an overview of risk management for projects funded or financed by FRA.

To learn more about Risk Management, please contact your Grant, Regional, or Project Manager, or visit the following webpage:

Monitoring Procedure 40C: Risk and Contingency Review


Rolling Stock Procurement


Rolling Stock Procurement

This video provides an overview of the rolling stock procurement process for projects funded or financed by FRA.

To learn more about Rolling Stock Procurement, please contact your Regional Manager.

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