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FRA Publishes Final Rule Establishing Metrics and a Minimum Standard to Measure the Performance and Service Quality of Intercity Passenger Rail

U.S Department of Transportation Office of Public Affairs 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20590 www.transportation.gov/briefingroom News 

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today published a final rule setting forth metrics and a minimum standard to measure the performance and service quality of Amtrak intercity passenger train operations, including metrics relating to on-time performance and train delays,

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Over $1.2 Million for Capital Improvements in Alaska

U.S Department of Transportation Office of Public Affairs 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20590 www.transportation.gov/briefingroom News 

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has selected five projects in two states to receive more than $6.9 million in Special Transportation Circumstances (STC) Grants made available by the Consolidated Appropriations Acts of 2019 and 2020. This includes more than $1.2 million