Tags: "Texas Central"

29 Aug
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Congressman Brady tries to derail the Texas bullet train, again

August 29, 2017 – TRA Commentary – Not satisfied with his earlier anti-Texas bullet train rants and filings, Congressman Kevin Brady (R) Conroe, has filed an amendment to the Omnibus Appropriations Bill to derail the project. And we always thought 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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14 Aug
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What you need to know about Texas Central and high speed trains

August 14, 2017 – TRA Opinion – If we’re going to have the first high speed passenger rail line in the country right here in Texas then you need to know the who, what, when, where and why of Texas ...

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14 Aug
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Texas Central announces agreement with Fluor, Lane Construction as bullet train moves forward

August 14, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Selection of firms signifies important milestone working on design and engineering as high-speed train project moves toward construction Fluor and Lane would be the preferred design-builder of the North Texas-to-Houston line after development ...

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21 Jul
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George H.W. Bush says he’s ready to ride Texas’ proposed high-speed rail

July 19, 2017 – TheEagle.com – Even if it isn’t finished until he’s 99, former president George H.W. Bush says he wants to ride the proposed high-speed rail train from Houston to Dallas. According to a report in the Altoona Mirror, ...

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09 Jul
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How to pay for Texas’ $12 billion bullet train without asking the state for money

Jill Cowan – Economy Writer for Dallas Morning News – Texas Central Partners has repeated its promise time and time again. It will connect Dallas and Houston in 90 minutes with the nation’s first high-speed rail line. And it will ...

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09 Jun
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Bullet-train battle moves toward Texas legislature special session

June 8, 2017 – WeathefordDemocrat.com – AUSTIN — They’re still working on the railroad, but while advocates of the high-speed train linking Dallas and Houston remain bullish about getting off the drawing board and on track, new barriers could loom. ...

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08 Jun
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Texas lawmakers didn’t stop fast trains this year

June 8, 2017 – San Antonio Express-News – Bruce Selcraig, Staff Writer  – In February, a group of largely rural Republican state lawmakers, allied in their loathing of a privately funded, high-speed rail proposal that might one day zoom passengers ...

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30 May
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Following legislative session it’s full speed ahead for Texas bullet train

May 30, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Holly Reed, Managing Director for External Affairs at Texas Central Railway, announced that work on the Dallas to Houston bullet train project remains at “high speed”. Reed, in a news release, stated that “we have ...

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26 May
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What We Texans Can Learn from #InfrastructureWeek: Keep Our Options Open

May 25, 2017 – TRA Opinion – Last week was Infrastructure Week in Washington, DC. In the nation’s capital, online, and in cities across the country, advocates made the case for investing in the infrastructure that is the backbone of American ...

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