Total Funding Available in FY 2011: $22,214,456
Purpose: The IPR Program creates 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.
Eligible Applicants: The eligible applicant under the FY 2011 IPR Program is the National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak). Amtrak is the only entity eligible to apply for funding under FY 2011 IPR. DHS will partner with Amtrak to develop security enhancements for eligible intercity passenger rail operations in all eligible UASI areas Amtrak passes through or services.