Issue Brief 16-11
March 4, 2016

On February 26, 2016, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that it is soliciting applications for the Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) grant program, a competitive program authorized by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. DOT will award $800 million in fiscal year (FY) 2016 for projects of national or regional significance that address major issues facing the nation’s freight transportation system. This Issue Brief provides details on the program and the application timeline.