Conference Recap - Baton Rouge, LA

Funding Opportunities

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

By Aimee Andres | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program. Investments in port transportation infrastructure will be awarded on a competitive basis for projects located either within the boundary of a coastal seaport, or outside the…

Notice of Funding Opportunity: Marine Highways

By Aimee Andres | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

June 14, 2019: Federal Register (full link below) Maritime Administration, DOT: Notice of Funding Opportunity for America’s Marine Highway Projects The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019, appropriated $7,000,000 to the Short Sea Transportation Program, commonly referred to as the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The purpose of the appropriation is to make grants available to previously…

Action Needed: Inland Port and Terminal Grant Program

By Miranda Cook | April 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Action Needed: Inland Port and Terminal Grant Program   I would like to share with you some disturbing news I learned out of Washington – and then let you know my plan of attack, and request your help. In the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019 (budget that ended the government shutdown) signed on February 14th,…

Small Shipyard Grant Program; Application Deadlines

By Miranda Cook | March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

March 8, 2018: Federal Register (full link below) Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation has issued a notice in the federal register for small shipyard grant application deadlines. Under the Small Shipyard Grant Program, $19,600,000 is currently available for grants for capital and related improvements to qualified shipyard facilities that will be effective in fostering efficiency,…

Notice of Open Season for Marine Highway Project Designations

By Miranda Cook | March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

March 1, 2019: Federal Register (full link below) Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation has issued a notice in the federal register announcing that the open season for Marine Highway Project Designation submissions is being extended to January 31, 2022 (Open Season). The purpose of this notice is to extend the invitation to interested parties to…

Federal Register: Notice of Funding Opportunity: Infra 2019

By Aimee Andres | December 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

December 21, 2018: Federal Register (full link below) Notice of Funding Opportunity: Infra 2019 The Office of the Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation has issued a notice of funding opportunity for the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Program. The Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects (INFRA) program provides Federal financial assistance to highway…

Senate Bill to Equal Competition for Grant Funding

By Aimee Andres | October 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Senate Bill to Equal Competition for Grant Funding U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) has introduced a bill (S.3587) to improve the nation’s freight systems by making key investments in ports, railways and intermodal hubs by changing the funding arrangements in the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects Program, which was created as part of Fixing…

Notice of Funding Opportunity for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements

By Aimee Andres | July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

July 19, 2018: Federal Register (full link below) Notice of Funding Opportunity for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a notice of funding opportunity which details the application requirements and procedures to obtain grant funding for eligible projects under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety…

Notice of Funding Opportunity for Rural Business-Cooperative Service

By Aimee Andres | June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

June 27, 2018: Federal Register Notice of Funding Opportunity for Rural Business-Cooperative Service This notice is to invite applications for grants to provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation (RT) systems under the Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) to provide Technical Assistance for RT systems and for RT systems to Federally Recognized Native American Tribes’ (FRNAT)…

Notice of Funding Opportunity for America’s Marine Highway Projects

By Aimee Andres | June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

June 27, 2018: Federal Register Notice of Funding Opportunity for America’s Marine Highway Projects The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, signed by the President on March 23, 2018, appropriated $7,000,000 to the Short Sea Transportation Program, commonly referred to as the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The purpose of the appropriation is to make grants to…