Tags: "Dallas"

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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16 Sep
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DART Board approves plans to advance 26 mile Cotton Belt rail line

September 15, 2017 – CommunityImpact.com – Prospects for a 26-mile suburban passenger rail line that would run through downtown Plano were bolstered this week as transportation officials approved a funding plan for the $1.3 billion project. Dallas Area Rapid Transit board members ...

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13 Sep
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Here’s where Dallas will build a new subway and streetcar line

September 13, 2017 – Dallas Morning News, Liz Farmer – The Dallas City Council on Wednesday gave its support to plans to build a downtown subway route under Commerce Street. Council members also tentatively approved a new streetcar line that ...

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17 Aug
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Houston Mayor Turner signs “memorandum of understanding”; 1st step for high-speed train between Houston and Dallas

August 17, 2017 – CW39.com – Houstonians, as much as we love to hate on our rivals in Dallas, wouldn’t it be great if we could get there in a fraction of the four+ hours it takes in a car? ...

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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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10 Jan
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N Central TX council taps LAN to study Dallas high-speed train station

January 10, 2017 – Progressive Railroading – The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has selected a team led by Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc.(LAN) to conduct a planning study for a high-speed rail station in downtown Dallas. Currently, ...

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23 Dec
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Want to save $9,023 in 2017 and lower your blood pressure? Take the train (and the bus)

December 22, 2016 – The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) wants to save you $9,023 in 2017. We’re also thinking a lot more than money. Less stress and more “me time”.   The annual savings is $9,712 for a person ...

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02 Nov
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New study shows significant time savings, major ridership potential with Texas high-speed train

November 2, 2016 – TRA Newswire – ·      More than 90 percent of riders will save at least one hour taking the bullet train between major cities ·      Comprehensive study of market size, potential ridership and Texans’ views finds strong ...

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21 Oct
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Dallas and Houston light rail lines continue expanding out

October 21, 2016 – TRA Newswire – Light rail projects in both Dallas and Houston are pushing a few more miles into new neighborhoods bringing riders closer to a convenient ride. In Dallas, the Blue Line that used to terminate ...

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07 Oct
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KCS Opens New Transload Terminal in Dallas, Texas; Names Watco as Operator

October 6, 2016 – TRA Newswire – Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), has opened a new, multi-commodity transload terminal at its former Zacha intermodal terminal in ...

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