Federal Railroad Administration Issues Funding Opportunity with $318 Million for Capital Projects

A press release from The Department of Transportation; July 19, 2018: WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Railroad…

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Illinois DOT leaders extend federal money for passenger rail project

By Jonathan Ketz, WQAD 8; June 26, 2018 CHICAGO, Illinois- There could be more time for leaders in Illinois to…

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Illinois DOT needs third extension to keep grant for Quad Cities passenger rail

By Katrina Lamansky, WQAD 8; June 4, 2018 MOLINE, Illinois — For a third time, the Illinois Department of Transportation…

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Brightline’s Orlando line could be settled in next few months

By Scott Powers, Florida Politics; June 4, 2018 The next few months could go a  long ways toward determining whether…

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Feds approve six-month extension for All Aboard Florida’s Brightline train bonds to be sold

By Scott Powers, Florida Politics; May 31, 2018 The federal government has granted a six-month extension for All Aboard Florida…

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Florida’s congressional Brightline supporters come to train’s defense

By Scott Powers, Florida Politics; May 22, 2018 A bipartisan group from Florida’s congressional delegation, along with the chairman of…

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Rail report prioritizes north-south passenger routes through Springfield, Massachusetts

By James F. Lowe, masslive.com; January 26, 2018 BOSTON — A draft report from the state Department of Transportation gives top…

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New Massachusetts DOT plan includes East-West rail study, after years of legislative struggle

By Dan Glaun, masslive.com; January 26, 2018 A newly-released draft of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s 2018 rail plan includes a…

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Michigan DOT: Michigan rail line infrastructure enhancements lead to improved Amtrak travel

From WDIV, Click On Detroit; January 22, 2018 DETROIT – The Michigan Department of Transportation issued the following statement about…

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North Carolina DOT awards $6 million for freight-rail improvements

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 13, 2017 The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced $6 million in funding will be…

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