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NEC

U.S. Department of Transportation Advances Rail Plan for Northeast Corridor

Sets Stage for Expedited Permitting Process for Rail Infrastructure ProjectsWASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today released the Northeast Corridor (NEC) FUTURE Record of Decision (ROD).  NEC FUTURE is FRA’s comprehensive planning effort to identify ways to improve the reliability, capacity, connectivity, performance and resiliency of passenger rail service throughout the Northeast Corridor through 2040 and...

Upgrades to allow for more frequent, reliable and faster rail service along the Northeast Corridor recommended

Recommendation now goes to states to decide whether to implement, buildMore reliable and faster trips between NYC and D.C., NYC and Boston WASHINGTON – After four years of working with the Northeast states, federal and state partner agencies and dozens and dozens of public meetings, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today recommended a vision to build a better and stronger Northeast Corridor (NEC) over the next 30 years.View a video outlining the new vision:...