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|January 17, 2022||DOE & US Navy Send Off Hi-Tech Nuclear Railcar for Testing||
The Rail Escort Vehicle, or REV, was designed to transport security personnel accompanying the shipment of spent nuclear fuel, or SNF, as well as high-level radioactive waste.
The Department ...Read more
|December 8, 2021||South Dakota Gets $22m Grant for Rail Work||
The $22 million comes in the form of a Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity, or RAISE, grant, adding on to $20 million from the state of South Dakota and $42 million fr ...Read more
|November 25, 2021||DBEs Not Included in $66b Railroad Infrastructure Plan||
On November 15, 2021 President Joe Biden signed into law the $1.2 trillion infrastructure act. We recently ...Read more
|November 16, 2021||Illinois Metra Board Approves $13m Station Renovation||
IHC will subcontract 25 percent of the job to minority and women-owned companies. The project will be financed through the Rebuild Illinois program which is currently adding new cars and locomotive ...Read more
|November 12, 2021||Diverse Rail Contractors Charge Racism in Contracting Practices||
Minority and women-owned businesses face discrimination while attempting to win federal passenger rail contracts, businesses owners told the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee on Tuesd ...Read more
|November 6, 2021||Widespread Praise as Congress Passes Infrastructure Bill|
|November 5, 2021||Thirty DBE Firms Partnering with Los Angeles SkyRail||
The Los Angeles SkyRail Express (LASRE) is taking a major step forward in their commitment to diversity and opportunity in the transportation sector.
LASRE, a grouping of transportation, cons ...Read more
|November 2, 2021||Construction Spending Dropped in September||
Both residential and nonresidential construction declined, AGC reports.
“Spending on projects has been slowed by shortages of workers and materials, as well as extended or uncertain deliver ...Read more
|November 1, 2021||Texas Governor Approves $3.3b for Higher Ed Construction||
Combined, University of Texas and Texas A&M University will receive more than 20 percent of the funding. However, universities in every region in the state are set to receive money for renovation a ...Read more
|October 26, 2021||US Trails Egypt on High Speed Rail Despite 57X Bigger GDP||
Phase 1 of the project includes the construction of 660 kilometers, or 410 miles, of high speed rail with “at least 18 stations.” The entire project will include about 1,118 and a half miles of ...Read more