Issues

Main issues

Issues that Texas Rail Advocates is following:

Dallas-Houston privately financed high speed rail project (Texas Central)

DFW High Speed Rail Commission (connecting Fort Worth, Arlington and Dallas)

Funding for the Heartland Flyer Amtrak service between Fort Worth, Gainesville and Oklahoma points

TOPRS (The Texas-Oklahoma Passenger Rail Study connecting Oklahoma City to DFW, Austin, San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley – the I-35 corridor)

PTC and the effects on freight and passenger rail (Positive Train Control mandated by Congress)

Short line railroad tax credits that affect Texas short lines

10 Critical freight rail projects in Texas that were not addressed by the 2015 Texas legislature

Lone Star Rail (regional passenger rail service scheduled for Georgetown, Austin and San Antonio)

Local light rail projects in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and Houston

Next rail bottleneck to uncork: Neches River Bridge

The Texas Department of Transportation is conducting a study on the Neches River bridge at Beaumont. This ...

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UPDATE: Building the bullet train line Houston to Dallas

The privately financed high speed railway between Dallas and Houston being built by Texas Central Partners. FRA ...

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TOPRS Texas-Oklahoma Passenger Rail Study

This project is being developed with a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation and is being conducted ...

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