The Intercity Passenger Rail – Amtrak (IPR) is one of five grant programs that constitute the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 focus on transportation infrastructure security activities. These grant programs are part of a comprehensive set of measures authorized by Congress and implemented by the Administration to help strengthen the Nation’s critical infrastructure against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks.
Fiscal Year 2010 Intercity Passenger Rail Program
Total Funding Available in FY 2010: $20,000,000
The purpose of the FY 2010 IPR program is to create a sustainable, risk-based effort to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism, major disasters, and other emergencies within the Amtrak rail system.
Amtrak is the only agency eligible to apply for Intercity Passenger Rail program funds.