Disclaimer: This tool does not determine eligibility for grant programs and is meant for informational purposes only. Interested parties should refer to the specific program legislation to determine eligibility.
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* Under the Railroad Crossing Elimination Program, Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories and possessions are eligible applicants.
** Under the consolidated Rail Infrastructure & Safety Improvements program, there are two additional eligible entities not provided above:
Any rail carrier or rail equipment manufacturer in partnership with at least 1 of the entities in paragraph (1) through (5) of 22907 (b)(10) and;
The Transportation Research Board and any entity with which it contracts in the development of rail-related research, including cooperative research programs.
These entities are only directly eligible through the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure & Safety Improvement program.
Under the Interstate Rail Compacts Rail Grant Program, an existing entity (e.g. a commission) established by member states to implement an interstate rail compact may be an eligible applicant.