We are ready to work with states and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to advance new and enhanced passenger rail corridors across the country. Coming soon: the FRA’s exciting Corridor Identification & Development Program and Federal-State Partnership announcements! Click here to learn more about the FRA’s exciting Corridor Identification & Development Program and Federal-State Partnership announcements!
In 2020, conversations with our state partners about expanding service culminated in the release of our Amtrak Connects US Corridor Vision.
One year later, Congress passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) with $66 billion for passenger and freight rail improvement, including $44 billion flowing through FRA grant programs and $22 billion dedicated for Amtrak’s fleet, stations, accessibility, and infrastructure projects. Learn more about the New Era of Rail here.
Our vision presented a comprehensive plan for developing and expanding our nation’s transportation infrastructure to enhance mobility, drive economic growth, and reduce emissions in communities across the United States.