Tags: "bullet train"

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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26 May
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What We Texans Can Learn from #InfrastructureWeek: Keep Our Options Open

May 25, 2017 – TRA Opinion – Last week was Infrastructure Week in Washington, DC. In the nation’s capital, online, and in cities across the country, advocates made the case for investing in the infrastructure that is the backbone of American ...

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12 May
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Dallas legislators support N TX to Houston bullet train

May 8, 2017 – Dallas Morning News – Letters to the Editor – We support the proposed Texas Bullet Train that will connect North Texas, Houston and the Brazos Valley. Developed, built and operated without state or federal grants, this ...

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01 May
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4 Bad “Kill High Speed Rail Bills” To Be Heard Thursday Morning in Austin

May 1, 2017 – TRA Newswire Four bills are slated to be heard by the Texas House Transportation Committee Thursday morning that could either delay or kill a privately funded bullet train project slated to be built between Dallas and ...

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28 Apr
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12 Dallas State Reps Support Texas Bullet Train

April 28, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Twelve Dallas area State Representatives have signed onto a letter in support of the proposed high speed rail line to be built between Dallas and Houston and call the project “an incredible opportunity”. ...

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04 Apr
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5 bills to kill the Texas Bullet Train to be heard April 5th by the Senate Transportation Committee

April 4, 2016 – TRA Newswire – The Texas Senate Transportation Committee will hear five bills Wednesday morning that can either cripple or kill one of the largest transportation projects proposed for Texas. According to the private developer of the ...

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02 Apr
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Texas Budget Wall Could Stop Bullet Train Plan

March 20, 2017 – BondBuyer.com – A potential budget wall banning state assistance to a privately financed $12 billion Texas bullet train could stop the proposal in its tracks, proponents warn of the latest legislative effort to torpedo the project. ...

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15 Mar
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Texas bullet train firm calls provision added to Senate budget a “job killer”

March 15, 2017 – Texas Tribune Officials with Texas Central Partners, the private firm developing the Houston-Dallas high-speed rail line, said the rider added to the state senate’s proposed budget Wednesday would put their project at risk. BY BRANDON FORMBY ...

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14 Mar
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Passengers oppose job-killing resolutions aimed at proposed Texas bullet train

March 14, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Freestone County Times – Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Railroad Passengers is calling on leaders in the Texas State Legislature to reject a draft of job-killing regulations aimed at the private-sector project ...

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