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.
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.