Total Funding Available in FY 2012: $10,000,000
Purpose: The Intercity Passenger Rail (IPR) - Amtrak Program provides funding to Amtrak to develop security enhancements for eligible intercity passenger rail operations. The FY 2012 IPR plays an important role in the implementation of Presidential Policy Directive – 8 (PPD-8) by supporting the development and sustainment of core capabilities to fulfill the NPG.
Eligible Applicants: The eligible applicant under the FY 2012 IPR Program is the National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak). Amtrak is the only entity eligible to apply for funding under the FY 2012 IPR Program.
Program Awards: DHS will partner with Amtrak to develop security enhancements for eligible intercity passenger rail operations in all eligible Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) areas Amtrak passes through or services.