Tags: "Passenger Rail"

05 Sep
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Oklahoma lawmakers look at expanding passenger rail in interim study

September 5, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The Oklahoma House Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, September 7 at the state capitol to review progress and look at the potential for expansion of passenger rail and light rail ...

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30 Jul
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Newspaper: Passenger rail could be a boon for Oklahoma

July 29, 2017 – TahlequahDailyPress.com – State Reps. Monroe Nichols and Forrest Bennett are on the right side of history – and they’re on the side of Oklahomans who believe restoration of a robust passenger rail service could be a ...

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21 May
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Texas House welcomes driverless cars but hostile toward high speed passenger trains

May 21, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Our Texas lawmakers are on course to pass two bills that would put restrictions on present and future passenger rail projects. Other forms of transportation do not have these same restrictions. It is ...

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06 Apr
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The Legislature’s all-out assault on passenger trains

April 6, 2017 – Texas Tribune TribTalk – By Peter LeCody, April 6, 2017 Photo by Norihiro Kataoka Passenger rail as a transportation option for Texans is usually ignored by the Legislature without a second thought. Not this session. More ...

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24 Oct
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Tulsa close to “last step” for passenger rail into downtown – link to OKC

October 23, 2015  (Tulsa) – The head of Tulsa’s passenger rail task force says the city is ready to take the last step toward having service into downtown. Former city councilor Rick Westcott said Iowa Pacific needs the state’s designation ...

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