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Positive Train Control railroad “shutdown clock” has started: major Texas impact

The Hill / TRA – October 1, 2015   (The Hill) – The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has launched a countdown clock to a “rail shutdown” if Congress does not extend ...

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University Study Findings

Slide on high speed rail(TRA) – Austin – A wide-ranging study conducted by a research group at the University of Texas shows that an overwhelming majority of Texans surveyed not only want more passenger rail service in their area and statewide, but they are willing to commit tax dollars and additional resources to make it happen. The same survey showed support for working on roads and highways but soundly rejected new toll roads.