25 States Apply for High Speed Rail Funding

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood recently announced that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has received 77 applications from 25 states for the most recent round of High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) grant funding. Application requests total more than $8.5 billion and will be considered for funding from more than $2.3 billion appropriated in FY 2010.

Click here to read the release from the U.S. Department of Transportation