Tags: "Texas Central"

20 Oct
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Texas bullet train would boost Brazos Valley economy

October 19, 2017 – Dennis Goehring, Columnist for The Eagle – Most of my career has been devoted to economic development for the cities of Bryan and College Station. I’ve learned that timing and positive decisions will have a lasting ...

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05 Oct
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Another key player, WSP USA, joins the Texas bullet train consortium

October 5, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Another key player, WSP USA,  joins Texas Central railroad as the company moves ahead on its pre-construction phase of the bullet train project to connect Houston to North Texas. WSP will provide engineering ...

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01 Oct
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Why Texas high-speed rail makes this Amazon HQ2 site a sexy option

September 28, 2017 – Dallas Business Journal – Dallas-based Matthews Southwest, with support from Texas Central Partners, is putting together a pitch for Amazon’s HQ2 campus for the transit-oriented development surrounding the proposed station for the bullet train. The $5 billion ...

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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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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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