Business Alliance Urges FRA to Expedite NEC EIS

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The deadline for the first round of ARRA high-speed rail grant applications has passed and no Track 2 corridor applications were submitted for the main line Northeast Corridor due to lack of corridor-wide environmental documentation. Expediting the environmental process is vital to making much needed improvements

The Business Alliance for Northeast Mobility sent a letter to FRA Administrator Szabo urging him to assume a leadership role in expediting this environmental process which will make the Northeast Corridor eligible for future rounds of high speed rail funding.

Read the letter