Category Archives: In Our Opinion

30 Sep
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Americans love trains. So should conservatives.

William S. Lind and Glen D. Bottoms • AmericanConservative.com September 8, 2015   At root, conservatism is about preserving good things from the past and, where they have been lost, restoring them. Conservatives know that life in the past was ...

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17 Sep
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Welcome to the “new” TRA website

You are now experiencing the new Texas Rail Advocates website which was launched Saturday September 19. UPDATE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2015: The TRA email addresses are not yet operational. Emails sent to @texasrailadvocates.org will not reach their destination. we will ...

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14 Sep
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Tyler paper’s high speed rail editorial went off the tracks

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015 – Tyler Morning Telegraph The Sunday July 26 editorial “High Speed Rail Won’t Work in Texas” misses a few key facts. Linking two of the top 10 metropolitan areas in the country (Dallas and Houston) ...

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14 Sep
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Rail between Austin and S.A. would be game-changer

San Antonio Express-News Editorial Board – August 17, 2015 It’s been talked about for so long, it’s hard to believe rail between San Antonio and Austin will ever be real. But if you are a commuter, policymaker or a fiscal ...

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14 Sep
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Fort Worth Star-Telegram: A boost for high-speed rail

August 25, 2015 –  Fort Worth Star Telegram Editorial Planning for high-speed rail service linking Fort Worth to Houston continues to move forward, slowly but decidedly. The Regional Transportation Council last week allocated $4.5 million from its regional tollway revenue ...

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