The INFRA grant program’s Notice of Funding Opportunity has been updated, and approximately $889 million in total funding is available. Applications will be accepted through March 19. (BNSF)

USDOT INFRA Grant Program Reopens for Applicants

The U.S. Department of Transportation has published an updated FY 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) program.

The INFRA and BUILD programs fund projects that build and repair critical pieces of freight and passenger transportation networks, such as highway/rail grade crossings and freight rail and intermodal infrastructure. (BNSF)

USDOT Pauses BUILD, INFRA NOFOs

The U.S. Department of Transportation is revising the FY 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) for its BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grant and Infrastructure For Rebuilding America (INFRA) programs.

Passenger Rail Outlook: Building Back

RAILWAY AGE, JANUARY 2021 ISSUE: First, getting through the pandemic—then, building a new normal. Amid uncertainty, there is cautious optimism for passenger rail in 2021. That was the general consensus of industry experts Railway Age interviewed in December.

Commuter Rail Coalition on Access, Capacity and Public Convenience and Necessity: Rail Group On Air

Jim Derwinski, Commuter Rail Coalition Chair and CEO/Executive Director, Metra; John Cline, CRC Government Affairs Director and Principal, Cline Strategic Consulting; Chuck Spitulnik, CRC Counsel and Partner, Kaplan Kirsch Rockwell; and KellyAnne

Rail Group On Air Podcast: Transformation and Innovation in the Commuter Rail Realm

Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner and Commuter Rail Coalition Co-Founder Joe Giulietti, accompanied by ConnDOT Public Transportation Bureau Chief Rich Andreski, discuss “Transformation and Innovation in the Commuter Rail Realm” with Railway Age

Rail Group On Air Podcast: Commuter Rail Coalition, A Look Ahead. PTC 2.0 – What’s Possible? Technology, Policy, Performance

This edition of our continuing series with the Commuter Rail Coalition takes a look ahead at technology, policy and performance. What’s next as Positive Train Control evolves to “PTC 2.0”? What’s possible?

Virginia Railway Express CEO Rich Dalton: Rail Group On Air Podcast

This installment of the Rail Group On Air podcast series sponsored by the Commuter Rail Coalition features Virginia Railway Express CEO Rich Dalton, who discusses COVID-19 recovery; his U.S. Navy experience; PTC

Executives from the Connecticut Department of Transportation, New Jersey Transit and MTA Metro-North Railroad will discuss how they are sharing information and intelligence, and coordinating their operations to ensure a safe return to the region’s job centers.

Commuter Rail Coalition: ‘Reopening New York’ Virtual Event, Oct. 6

“Reopening New York” is the fourth virtual event of the Commuter Rail Coalition’s (CRC) “Adapt. Evolve. Innovate. Operating Commuter Railroads in a Pandemic” series. It will be held Oct. 6.

Commuter Rail Coalition, NJ Transit President and CEO Kevin Corbett: Rail Group On Air Podcast

This installment in Railway Age’s Rail Group On Air Podcast series with the Commuter Rail Coalition features New Jersey Transit President and CEO Kevin Corbett, who discusses NJT’s approach to ridership recovery

Commuter Rail Coalition, Metra Executive Leadership: Rail Group On Air Podcast

This Rail Group On Air Podcast is part of our series featuring members of the Commuter Rail Coalition. This edition features executives from the Metra (Chicago) leadership team: Executive Director and CEO

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