February 23, 2024

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USDOT and FRA Continue Pressing on Rail Safety, Finalizes Norfolk Southern Railway Participation into Confidential Close Call Reporting System
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USDOT and FRA Continue Pressing on Rail Safety, Finalizes Norfolk Southern Railway Participation into Confidential Close Call Reporting System

Entry into the program will allow approximately 1,000 workers to confidentially report close calls and improve rail safety Additional Class I freight railroad participation stands to benefit more than 100,000 railroad employees  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced that Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) will officially join a pilot program of the […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $31.4 Million Loan to Upgrade Critical Rail Lines in California
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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces .4 Million Loan to Upgrade Critical Rail Lines in California

New and Improved Rail Infrastructure Will Enhance Safety and Supply Chain for the Region  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that its Build America Bureau (Bureau) provided a $31.4 million Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) loan to the Sierra Northern Railway (SNR) and Mendocino Railway (MRY) to expand and rehabilitate rail […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Observes National Human Trafficking Prevention Month
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U.S. Department of Transportation Observes National Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 WASHINGTON – In recognition of National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the U.S. Department of Transportation is taking action to raise awareness among travelers and transportation employees across America’s transportation systems.  “The horrors of human trafficking are far reaching, but together, we have the power to detect and prevent them,” said U.S. […]

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U.S. DOT Launches $15 Million Complete Streets Artificial Intelligence Initiative for Small Businesses
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U.S. DOT Launches  Million Complete Streets Artificial Intelligence Initiative for Small Businesses

Thursday, February 1, 2024 Department seeks innovative tools for generating, integrating, and activating data for mobility.  Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation opened a new opportunity for American small businesses to leverage advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve transportation. The Complete Streets AI Initiative is being offered through the Department’s Small […]

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FACTSHEET ON RAIL SAFETY | US Department of Transportation
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FACTSHEET ON RAIL SAFETY | US Department of Transportation

Since President Biden took office, the Biden-Harris Administration has taken key steps to improve the safety of our railways by deploying funding from the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, holding railroads accountable, raising rail safety standards, and supporting first responders and rail workers. Following the Norfolk Southern derailment last year, the Administration has mobilized a comprehensive, […]

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USDOT Readout of Call with Supply Chain Stakeholders on Disruptions Caused by Red Sea Attacks
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USDOT Readout of Call with Supply Chain Stakeholders on Disruptions Caused by Red Sea Attacks

Friday, February 2, 2024 On Thursday, members of the U.S Department of Transportation’s Office of Multimodal Freight held a call with stakeholders across the United States supply chain on issues and disruptions stemming from the ongoing situation in the Red Sea. The Maritime Administration emphasized its continued commitment to keeping mariners safe and stakeholders up […]

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