Federal Register: NOFO for FY21 CRISI Program

Today, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) in the Federal Register. This notice details the application requirements and procedures to obtain grant funding for eligible projects under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program, and related Trespass Prevention projects. The opportunities described in this notice are made available under Assistance Listings Number 20.325, “Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements.”

Applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m. ET, November 29, 2021.

FRA will be holding webinar on the FY2021 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity on Tuesday September 21, 2021 from 1:00-2:30pm ET. The webinar will provide an overview of the FY 2021 CRISI Grant Program and application requirements, and offer helpful hints and tips for potential applicants. Registration details are linked below.

Additional Information:

Federal Registerhttps://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2021-08-31/pdf/2021-18737.pdf

Webinar: https://railroads.dot.gov/grants-loans/fra-rail-program-delivery-webinar-series-grants-loans

FRA Press Release: https://railroads.dot.gov/newsroom/press-releases/fra-fund-grants-rail-improvement-opportunities-0

Railway Age, “FRA: $362MM CRISI Grant Program”: https://www.railwayage.com/regulatory/fra-362mm-crisi-grant-program/