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  • Photo of oil train in railyard

    DOT Proposes Rulemaking for Safe Rail Transportation of Flammable Materials

    New data on Bakken crude supports increased safety measures.

  • Photo of construction at Tappan Zee Bridge in New York State

    DOT launches Build America Transportation Investment Center

    New, one-stop site a key element of Obama Administration's Build America Investment Initiative

  • Photo collageof different modes of transportation

    DOT sends GROW AMERICA transportation bill to Congress

    Secretary Foxx Sends Transportation Bill to Congress: GROW AMERICA Act would create jobs, provide certainty for country’s future growth

  • Railroad Crossing

    Making Our Railroads Safe

    We promote and regulate safety throughout the Nation's railroad industry with 400 Federal safety inspectors operating out of 8 regions.

  • Workers on Tracks

    Love Trains? Work for Us.

    The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is ranked by its employees as one of the top-rated agencies to work for. Help us make the country’s railroads and transportation systems faster and safer.