TIGER I ARRA- RJ Corman Railroad Group $16,205,553 ($12,964,443 Federal) $200,000 State dollars TIGER III – Paducah and Louisville Railroad $14,447,775 ($11,558,220 Federal) $1,000,000 State dollars Kentucky TIGER Grants
$2 million FY 2010-2011 $2 million FY 2011-2012 Minimum of 50/50 match. Governor decided to award both Fiscal Years funds from 12 submitted applications. Kentucky Shortline Railroad Assistance Grants
$1.6 million FY 2012-2013 $1.6 million FY 2013-2014 Minimum of 50/50 match 105 Applications Received Kentucky Railroad Crossing Improvement Program
Despite the high population density in Cincinnati, Louisville, and Lexington, the ridership … only..15 % operating costs Ops Only $245 fare one way Cap and Ops $2,800 fares Examination of I- 75, I-64, and I-71 High Speed Rail Corridors -1999
Louisville Airport Ohio River Bridge Lexington Center
Kentucky Railroad Planning Experience Not a railroad operating/owning state Intermodal Connections Not a railroad power state Investment IS being made Not a railroad funding state Creative dollars are spent Not an intracity or intercity passenger rail state Continue to participate and PLAN!!!