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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 Jan
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Houston area leaders: Time to push transportation improvements beyond adding / widening freeways

December 23, 2016 – Houston Chronicle – Dug Begley – Houston-area officials, and especially drivers, have known for years the region’s roads are strained and congested, but a panel earlier this month with the county judges of the area’s largest ...

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01 Jan
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French: Houston’s future rides on regional and high speed rail

December 31, 2016 – Houston Chronicle – Let’s get rolling. To move Texas’ economy forward and enhance our quality of life, local and state lawmakers in 2017 must address our road infrastructure funding gaps, embrace transit and prioritize rail needs. ...

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03 Nov
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Congressman Brady tours WATCO Greens Port freight operation, hears about 45G

November 3, 2016 – TRA Newswire – Congressman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) toured the WATCO Companies extensive freight rail operations at Greens Point in Houston this week and heard how the Short Line Tax Credit is important to smaller railroads that ...

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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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01 Nov
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Houston Rail Advocates Meet to Support Texas High Speed Rail Project

November 1, 2016 – CommunityImpact.com – A dozen Greater Houston-area residents met at the Houston Amtrak station Saturday, Oct. 29, in support of improving and expanding passenger rail services throughout the nation. During its first Houston meeting, the group—members of ...

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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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28 Sep
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Houston-Dallas bullet train faces new legal issues

September 27, 2016 – BizJournals.com A Houston-to-Dallas high-speed rail company has found itself in legal wrangle with a landowner who refuses to let company surveyors on his property. Dallas-based Texas Central Partners sought a court order in Harris County to ...

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25 Sep
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High-speed rail land dispute lands in Houston court

September 23, 2016 – Dug Begley – Houston Chronicle – A rose is a rose is a rose, but a railroad might actually have to exist to have total legal rights in Texas. Lawyers for a proposed high-speed rail line ...

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28 Aug
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How private enterprise drives the trains in Texas

August 25, 2016 – Washington Times –  ANALYSIS/OPINION: Tim Keith: Texans are turning the tables on how to pay for nationally critical infrastructure projects, leading the way with a high-speed train project that relies on the expertise of private entrepreneurs ...

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