Tags: "Cotton Belt"

17 Aug
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Cotton Belt: $100 million available if innovative passenger rail can be developed

August 17, 2017 – TRA Newswire – In a public meeting held at the North Central Texas Council of Governments office in Arlington today, Transportation Director Michael Morris outlined six potential innovative partnership ideas to get the missing link of ...

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17 Aug
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August 17 – Cotton Belt Regional Rail Public Meeting

Cotton Belt Regional Passenger Rail Update Transit recommendations from the Mobility 2035 transportation plan for the North Central Texas region included regional rail service from southwest Fort Worth to Plano. North Central Texas Council Of Governments staff will provide background ...

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04 Aug
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Calling all N Texas rail advocates: August 17 Cotton Belt funding meeting

August 4 , 2017 – TRA Newswire – Texas Rail Advocates has learned that an innovative funding approach may be available for completion of the Cotton Belt cross-region East-West passenger rail line that has been on the drawing board since ...

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30 Jun
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Dallas City Council ousts suburban supporters from DART Board

June 29, 2017 – Dallas Observer – The Dallas City Council turned over the city’s seats on DART’s board of directors Wednesday, dumping three board members who defied the City Council in 2016. The council move is in direct defiance ...

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02 Apr
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DART says Texas Senate bill could derail Cotton Belt, other projects

April 1, 2017 –  Dallas Morning News – The Cotton Belt rail line from Plano to Fort Worth and the proposed downtown Dallas subway could be threatened by a bill in the Texas Senate, which would require voter approval before ...

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28 Sep
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DART approves 2017 budget with money for downtown and suburban rail

September 27, 2016 – Dallas Morning News – The Dallas Area Rapid Transit board on Tuesday approved a $976 million budget for 2017 that includes funding for two projects that have led to a clash between Dallas and its neighbors. DART ...

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23 Sep
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3 North TX mayors: We need new DART line downtown and in N suburbs

September 22, 2016 – Dallas Morning News – By Todd Meier, Harry LaRosiliere and Paul Voelker – The original vision for a regional transportation system, when the Dallas Area Rapid Transit was first conceived, was a collaborative plan that would ...

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15 Sep
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Why North Texas needs the Cotton Belt commuter train line

September 13, 2016 – Dallas Morning News – Lee M. Kleinman – Dallas City Council – The Cotton Belt is good for Dallas. The proposed east-west commuter line that would connect Dallas, Richardson and Plano with Dallas Fort Worth International ...

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01 Sep
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DART’s Cotton Belt rail line on fast track for 2022?

September 2, 2016 – TRA Newswire – In a series of public meetings that concluded yesterday Dallas Area Rapid Transit previewed what could be fast-tracking for a rail project that has been in consideration for over 30 years. The Cotton ...

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25 Aug
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Community Meetings held in August for Cotton Belt Corridor

August 17, 2016 – KXAS.com – There is renewed pushback about plans to build a new Dallas Area Rapid Transit rail line in North Texas. The Cotton Belt Corridor runs east and west between Plano and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. ...

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