September 24, 2016 –

The planned 240-mile Texas Central high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston seems to be coming along well, with it looking increasingly likely that Texas will be the first in North America to become home to an “all high-speed” rail line.

In other words, it’s now looking very likely that Texas will beat California to the punch (service is now expected to begin within 5 years). Could this possibly be a good thing (from California’s perspective)? Potentially helping to “improve the funding and economics of California’s system?” That’s the question posed in a recent article published on Planetizen.

Furthermore, could a high-speed rail system in Texas encourage high speed rail manufacturing in the United States?

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