The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces a public meeting of the U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee (MTSNAC) to discuss advice and recommendations for the U.S. Department of Transportation on issues related to the marine transportation system. The webinar-based (online) public meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 4:00……...

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Federal Register (full link below) The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the Federal advisory committee online virtual meeting of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). This meeting is open to the public. The meeting will be held July 22 at 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm……...

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Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a notice of funding opportunity to obtain grant funding for eligible projects under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program. Applications for funding under this solicitation are due no later than 5:00 p.m. ET, June 19, 2020. This program leverages private, state and……...

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April 9, 2020: Maritime Administration via Federal Register (full link below) This notice announces the availability of funding for grants and establishes selection criteria and application requirements for the Short Sea Transportation Program, commonly referred to as the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The purpose of this program is to make grants available to previously……...

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March 5, 2020: Federal Register (full link below) Maritime Administration, DOT has issued a notice of funding opportunity for the availability of funding for grants and establishes selection criteria and application requirements for the Short Sea Transportation Program, commonly referred to as the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The purpose of this program is to……...

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February 28, 2020: Federal Register (full link below) The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau has issued a request for information requesting input from interested parties with the intent to gather as much information as possible before implementing the Regional Infrastructure Accelerator Program. The Bureau is issuing this RFI on the most effective, transparent……...

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The Office of the Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has issued a notice of funding opportunity for fiscal year 2020 funding for Infrastructure For Rebuilding America program (INFRA), formerly named the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects program (NSFHP). The INFRA program provides Federal financial assistance to highway and freight projects of……...

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Small Shipyard Grant Program; Application Deadlines Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation has issued a notice of deadlines for Small Shipyard Grant Applications. Under the Small Shipyard Grant Program, $19,600,000 is currently available for grants to: Make capital and related improvements to qualified shipyard facilities that will be effective in fostering efficiency, competitive operations, and quality……...

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DOT has extended the comment period time for the request for information regarding the ROUTES Initiative (information below). This means it is NOT TOO LATE for you to submit a comment about Addressing Unmet Needs Through DOT Discretionary Grant Programs. If you would like to view IRPT’s comments, please click here. You are welcome to……...

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The safe and efficient movement of freight is vital to the Nation’s economic growth and to the creation of well-paying jobs for millions of Americans. The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act required DOT to develop a National Freight Strategic Plan (NFSP) that includes eleven statutorily required components to address multimodal freight transportation. The Department……...

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