As one of President Obama's foremost transportation priorities, the High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) Program is intended to help address the nation's transportation challenges by investing in an efficient network of high-speed and intercity passenger rail corridors that connect communities
On January 28, 2010 President Obama announced the first selections for the HSIPR Program.
This notice builds on the program framework established by FRA in the June 23, 2009 interim program guidance (74 Fed.
29900), and details the application requirements and procedures for obtaining funding for high-speed rail planning activities under the Department of Transportation Appropriations Act of 2010 (FY 2010 DOT Appropriations Act).
This solicitation is only applicable to the planning funds available under the FY 2010 appropriation.