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Railroads Successfully Implement Positive Train Control Technology Two Days Before Extended Deadline

The railroad industry can finally rest easy after the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)  announced the successful implementation...

Year-End Package Extends Rail Tax Credit Forever, Clean Fuel Credits Temporarily

Among the umpteen other items in the omnibus year-end fiscal legislation passed by Congress yesterday was a package of extensions of...

11-year Saga Over Amtrak’s On-Time Performance Metrics Comes to an End

It seems fitting that the “Amtrak Joe” Biden Administration will be able to use new data to evaluate the performance of America’s...

Amtrak at 50: The Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970

First in a series of looks back at the history of Amtrak. (Clicking on links in the article will send you to original source...

White House “Railpax” Memos, January-March 1970

This PDF file contains a series of internal White House memos, and correspondence between the Department of Transportation and the...

Senate Committee Looks at Legislative Considerations for Freight and Passenger Rail Amid Pandemic

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a hearing Wednesday, October 21 to discuss the effects and status of...

Webinar: Transportation at the Ballot Box: CalTrain Sales Tax Measure

The Eno Center for Transportation does not endorse or oppose specific ballot measures. The information is provided for research and...

One-Year FAST Act Extension Passes House

The House of Representatives has passed a one-year extension of FAST Act funding and policy as Division B of a larger fiscal-year-end...

DOT Announces $321 Million in CRISI Rail Grants

On September 23, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the selectees for grants from the fiscal 2020 appropriation for the...

$1 Billion in BUILD Grants Announced by USDOT

The U.S. Department of Transportation on September 16 announced the selectees for $1 billion in surface transportation grants from the...

December 1957 White House Meeting With Railroads

This PDF file contains two documents relating to a December 5, 1957 meeting at the White House between senior Eisenhower Administration...

Amtrak Asks for $5 Billion in House Subcommittee Hearing

On Wednesday, September 9, the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials held a hearing about recent events...

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