Chicago suburb to get federal money to ease rail congestion

By The Associated Press, WREX 13 NBC; June 11, 2019 DOLTON, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago suburb is receiving federal…

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White House Wants California to Return $2.5 Billion High-Speed Rail Funding

By Lucas Laursen, Fortune Magazine; February 20, 2019 The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is canceling a $929 million grant…

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White House wants to reorganize Department of Transportation; tries to revive air traffic control spinoff plan

By STEPHANIE BEASLEY, With help from Brianna Gurciullo and Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; June 22, 2018 IF WE HAD…

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FRA Issues $250 Million Notice of Funding Opportunity for PTC Projects

May 15, 2018FRA Public Affairsfrapa@dot.gov 2018 PTC Q1 data released shows railroads continue to make progress implementing PTC systems WASHINGTON—The…

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Senators displeased with USDOT changing TIGER Grant program

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo and Alex Guillen, Politico Morning Transportation; April 30, 2018 TIGER BEAT: The…

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Exclusive: Florida Senator Marco Rubio challenges legitimacy of Brightline financing

By Lisa Broadt, TCPalm.com; April 24, 2018 Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, Tuesday cast doubt on Brightline’s approval for $1.75 billion of…

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TIGER grants program being replaced

By BRIANNA GURCIULLO, With help from Lauren Gardner, Tanya Snyder and Stephanie Beasley, Politico Morning Transportation; April 23, 2018 TIGER’S…

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Amtrak case goes back to court

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; March 5, 2018 OMG WE’RE BACK AGAIN: DOT and…

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Report: USDOT Secretary Chao backs away from Hudson tunnel funding plan

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 2, 2018 U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao told a U.S. Senate committee yesterday that federal…

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