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TIGER Giving Way to BUILD

The U.S. Department of Transportation is replacing the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program with another program to be known as BUILD (Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development). 132 more words

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FRA Head Urges Caution at Crossings

The answer to grade crossing safety is pretty easy, the head of the Federal Railroad Administration believes

In a newspaper column, Ronald Batory urged motorists and pedestrians to “make safe choices.” 188 more words

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US To Audit Grants Awarded To California Bullet Train

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s high-speed rail project is facing an audit from the U.S. Department of Transportation as costs continue to climb.

The inspector general’s audit, announced Thursday, will examine the Federal Railroad Administration’s oversight of nearly $3.5 billion in federal grant money awarded to the project. 261 more words

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GAO Wants Changes to FTA Safety Oversight

A U.S. Government Accountability Office report has found strengths and limitations in Federal Transit and Federal Railroad Administration rail safety oversight programs, but was particularly critical of the FTA. 205 more words

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Officials Urging Drivers To Check Vehicles Following Father's Death

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (CBS4) – The U.S. Department on Transportation is urging drivers to check to see if their vehicle has been recalled.

This after a father in Indiana died after saving his daughter from their sinking vehicle. 76 more words

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FY2018 Budget Gives Amtrak Funding a Boost

A federal budget bill approved by Congress last week contained an increase in funding for Amtrak, although that funding boost is expected to be used to help pay for the Gateway project in New York-New Jersey. 544 more words

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FY2018 Budget Bill Boosts Amtrak Funding

A federal budget bill approved by Congress last week contained an increase in funding for Amtrak, although that funding boost is expected to be used to help pay for the Gateway project in New York-New Jersey. 544 more words

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