Tags: "Texas Central"

13 Apr
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Senator Huffines: Why it’s perfectly appropriate to allow a private railroad to use eminent domain

April 13, 2017 – Dallas Morning News – Texas Senator Don Huffines – By 2050, Dallas and Houston together, according to the Texas Demographic Center, will likely share an increase of more than 4.5 million new residents. To accommodate that ...

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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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05 Apr
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TRA testimony before Senate Transpo Committee: opposed bills to kill high speed rail

April 5, 2017 – TRA Newswire – AUSTIN – UPDATED All five of the bills that TRA opposed passed the committee today. Texas Rail Advocates Executive Director Chris Lippincott testified before the Senate Transportation Committee today and expressed TRA’s views ...

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04 Apr
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IPI: No basis for conservative opposition to the Texas Central rail project

April 4, 2017 – Irving TX Based Institute for Policy Innovation – Tom Giovanetti – In Texas, some conservatives wrongly think that opposition to high speed rail is a conservative principle. This is like saying that opposition to trucks, or ...

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02 Apr
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Texans Against High Speed Rail suing state agencies for release of bullet train documents

March 31, 2017 – KBTX.com – A battle is brewing in Austin over a study about a proposed high speed rail project that could connect Houston to Dallas. The anti-bullet train group called Texans Against High Speed Rail is seeking ...

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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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09 Mar
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Texas Central fights legislators’ efforts to kill high-speed rail project

March 9, 2017 – Progressive Railroading Magazine – Texas Central Partners LLC is fighting state lawmakers’ plans to kill its privately funded project to build a Dallas-to-Houston bullet-train passenger service. Earlier this week, almost 9,000 citizen letters in support of ...

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28 Feb
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Dallas News: Dallas – Houston Bullet Train Seems Like A No-Brainer

February 28, 2016 – Mitchell Schnurman – Dallas Morning News Business Insight – As a transit option, a Texas bullet train would be a major breakthrough. As an economic development project, it would be off the charts. That’s because taxpayers ...

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24 Feb
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Texas Central asks for public support against flurry of anti-rail bills

February 24, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Texas Central, pushing back against a flurry of bills filed in the Texas legislature to kill their high speed train project between Dallas and Houston, put out a plea to everyday Texans asking for ...

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