November 28-30, 2016

The Federal Railroad Administration hosted the third FRA Rail Program Delivery Meeting—a 2.5-day conference for grantees, railroad representatives, federal oversight contractors, and staff, focused on rail project implementation. Below is a list of presentations given at the event.

Lightning Talks

Building the Rail Network

Collaboration Showcase: NEC Future

  • Collaboration Showcase: NEC Future - Rebecca Reyes-Alicea, FRA; Daniel Koenig, FTA; Mitch Warren, NEC; Commission Janet Campbell-Lorenc, Amtrak; Rich Roberts, NJ TRANSIT

Lessons Learned: Railroad Operations

Getting to the Funding Finish line: Grant Closeout

Lessons Learned: Equipment Acquisitions

Developments in Planning

Updates on the FRA NEPA Process

California State Rail Plan

Environmental Mitigation and Project Design

Amtrak’s Project Management Approach

Capital Cost Estimating Guidance

Financing and Funding Projects through USDOT

Benefit-Cost Analysis Guidance

Building a Plan for a Complex Project