California Consulting is pleased to announce the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration – Restoration and Enhancement Grants Program (FY 2017)

California Consulting is pleased to announce the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration – Restoration and Enhancement Grants Program (FY 2017).

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration – Restoration and Enhancement Grants Program (FY 2017)

Deadline: May 22, 2018

Amount: No predetermined minimum or maximum awards, FRA will only make a maximum of six simultaneous awards with available funding. Total available for awards is $4,796,500

Match: Federal share of total costs will not exceed 80%

Eligibility:State; Group of States; Interstate Compact; Public agency or publicly chartered authority established by one or more States; Political subdivision of a State; Amtrak or another rail carrier that provides intercity rail passenger transportation; Class II railroad or Class III railroad; Any rail carrier or rail equipment manufacturer in partnership with at least one of the entities described above; and any combination of the entities described above.

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/02/21/2018-03536/notice-of-funding-opportunity-for-the-restoration-and-enhancement-grants-program 

Projects eligible for funding under this NOFO must be for operating assistance to initiate, restore, or enhance intercity rail passenger transportation. Examples of such expenses may include: staffing costs for train engineers, conductors, on-board service crew; diesel fuel or electricity costs associated with train propulsion power; station costs such as ticket sales, customer information and train dispatching services, station building utility and maintenance costs; lease payments on rolling stock; routine planned maintenance costs of equipment and train cleaning; host railroad costs; train yard operation costs; general and administrative costs; and management, marketing, sales and reservations costs.

If you or your entity would like California Consulting to write this application, please contact our Southern California office at (323)728-9002.

 

 

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