Over $2,000,000 in Reconnecting Communities Grants for Delaware Provided by Bipartisan Infrastructure Law


Today, Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, alongside Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester shared that over $2 million in grants are headed to Delaware thanks to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s FY23 Reconnecting Communities Pilot (RCP) Program. This program aims to link up communities that have been left out of opportunities due to past transportation choices.…

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Could Passenger Rail Service Return to Delmarva?


On Friday, President Biden announced $8.2-billion (though the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law) in new grants for 10 passenger rail projects across the country – and announced corridor planning activities that would impact every region nationwide – including Delaware. The Federal Railroad Administration’s FY22 Corridor Identification and Development Program includes the Diamond State Line (Delaware Transit Corporation)…

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$4-million Federal Highway Administration Digital Construction Grant Awarded for DelDOT


Delaware’s Congressional Delegation Monday announced that DelDOT will receive a $4-million grant through the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration’s Advanced Digital Construction Management Systems grant program. Senators Carper, Coons and Congresswoman Blunt Rochester sent a letter to the US DOT in support of DelDOT’s application in August. This grant program was created by…

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Governor Carney & Lt. Governor Hall-Long Announce $107-Million in Federal Funding for Broadband

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Governor Carney’s goal of every Delaware home and business connecting to high-speed internet is another step close to reality after the First State received $107-million in federal funding trough the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment or BEAD supports partnerships between states or territories, communities and stakeholders to build infrastructure where needed and…

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$35 Million Federal Investment in Delaware Transit Announced by DE Congressional Delegation


U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, along with Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (all D-Del.), today announced historic investments in public transit from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, including more than $35 million to Delaware for fiscal year 2022. This funding from the Federal Transit  Administration will enable transit agencies like Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) to modernize and…

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