Tags: "bullet train"

12 Feb
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Rail Passengers Association supports Texas bullet train project

February 9, 2018 – transportationtodaynews.com – Jim Mathews, president and CEO of the Rail Passengers Association (RPA), recently sent a letter to Juan D. Reyes, III, Federal Railroad Administration acting deputy administrator, to voice support for Texas Central Railway’s (TCR) ...

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05 Feb
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Texas Central picks location for bullet train passenger station in Houston

February 5, 2018 – TRA Newswire – Highlighting Houston’s history as a major railway hub, Mayor Sylvester Turner and developers of the Texas Bullet Train announced today the preferred site of the new passenger station, at the Northwest Mall near ...

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29 Jan
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Texas Central unveils high-speed passenger station in Dallas

January 29, 2018 – TRA Newswire – Maps, renderings show terminal near convention center in Cedars neighborhood Bullet train project seen as catalyst for economic growth, new jobs and development Station expected to increase property values, generate more local tax ...

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25 Jan
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Do you want to see the Texas Bullet Train be successful?

January 25, 2018 – TRA Newswire – A Special Request for Texas Rail Advocates followers: The private company that is building the high speed railroad between Dallas and Houston must get final approval from the Federal Railroad Administration before the ...

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29 Dec
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60-day public comment period opens for Texas Bullet Train project

December 29, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The clock is ticking on the Federal Railroad Administration’s 60-day public comment period on the Dallas-Houston bullet train project. Texas Central Railway’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement  (DEIS) was released last week and posted in ...

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25 Nov
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Wear: Why plans for Texas bullet trains are still mostly a dream

November 17, 2017 – Austin American-Statesman – Ben Wear – Highlights TxDOT this month approved a first-level environmental study on an Oklahoma-to-Mexico train plan. But only the center section would be “high speed,” and TxDOT has no money to continue ...

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20 Oct
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Texas bullet train would boost Brazos Valley economy

October 19, 2017 – Dennis Goehring, Columnist for The Eagle – Most of my career has been devoted to economic development for the cities of Bryan and College Station. I’ve learned that timing and positive decisions will have a lasting ...

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01 Oct
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Why Texas high-speed rail makes this Amazon HQ2 site a sexy option

September 28, 2017 – Dallas Business Journal – Dallas-based Matthews Southwest, with support from Texas Central Partners, is putting together a pitch for Amazon’s HQ2 campus for the transit-oriented development surrounding the proposed station for the bullet train. The $5 billion ...

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20 Sep
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Texas Central is making progress in its aim to build the nation’s first ‘bullet train’

September 20, 2017 – Progressive Railroading – By Julie Sneider, Senior Associate Editor At a ceremony held last month at Houston’s City Hall, Mayor Sylvester Turner could hardly contain his enthusiasm about a proposed 240-mile bullet train between the city and ...

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29 Aug
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Congressman Brady tries to derail the Texas bullet train, again

August 29, 2017 – TRA Commentary – Not satisfied with his earlier anti-Texas bullet train rants and filings, Congressman Kevin Brady (R) Conroe, has filed an amendment to the Omnibus Appropriations Bill to derail the project. And we always thought that ...

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