Our Grant Programs
Rail Industrial Access (RIA)
The Rail Industrial Access Program promotes truck diversion by providing grant assistance to connect new or expanding businesses to the freight railroad network. A grant of up to $450,000 may be requested. Funding requires a 30 percent match by the applicant.
- Site preparation (including grading and drainage)
- Track construction
- Track rehabilitation
- Track improvement
- Environmental mitigation
- Mainline railroad switch
Application Resources and Timeline
For detailed information on the application timeline, goals, eligibility requirements, eligible expenses, and application process for all DRPT administered grants programs, view the resources below:
- Applications are accepted throughout the year.
RIA Application Procedure Guide