The FRA have published the report which is the first to use metrics that provide comprehensive data on the passenger rail performance.
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Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
The U.S. Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) was created by the U.S. Department of Transportation Act of 1966 and is one of 10 agencies within the U.S. Department of Transportation concerned with intermodal transportation. Its mission is to enable the safe, reliable, and efficient movement of people and goods.
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