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IRPT 2019 Conference Recap

Funding Opportunities

Small Shipyard Grant Program; Application Deadlines

By Aimee Andres | March 8, 2019 |

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 Aimee Andres | March 8, 2019 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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…

Notice of Funding Opportunity: US Agriculture Exports

By Aimee Andres | May 9, 2018 |

May 9, 2018: Federal Register (full link below) Notice of Funding Opportunity The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announces that it is inviting applications for the 2019 Market Access Program (MAP). The MAP is administered by personnel of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) on behalf of CCC. The intended effect of this notice is to solicit…

Maritime Administration: Small Shipyard Grant Program

By Aimee Andres | April 17, 2018 |

April 16, 2018: Federal Register (full link below) Maritime Administration: Small Shipyard Grant Program Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation has issued a notice of 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…

U.S. Port-Related Projects Awarded $72.7 Million

By Aimee Andres | March 16, 2018 |

March 15, 2018: Maritime Executive (full link below) U.S. Port-Related Projects Awarded $72.7 Million The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced its list of recipients for $500 million in discretionary grant funding for road, transit, maritime and rail projects in Round 9 of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. Of the 41 projects…