Tags: "Texas Central"

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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21 May
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Congressman Sessions supports private investment in Texas high speed rail

May 20, 2017 – TRA Newswire – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions, responding to a letter from one of our Texas Rail Advocates board members affirms his support for private investment in building the first high speed rail line in the ...

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20 May
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Texas Central high-speed rail project to announce global design/build consortium

May 18, 2017 – kxas.com – Texas Central, the Dallas company planning to build a high-speed train between Dallas and Houston, has reached a deal with a major global consortium to design and build the project. An official announcement is ...

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07 May
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Texas Rail Advocates testimony on 4 “kill high speed rail” bills

May 5, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The following is the testimony of TRA Executive Director Chris Lippincott at Thursday’s Texas House Transportation Committee hearing on four bills that would either delay or outright kill a bullet train project and ...

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02 May
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Texas House should consider pluses of high-speed rail

May 1, 2017 – Fort Worth Star-Telegram Editorial Board – Attempts by rural legislators and others in the path of a proposed high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas have a chance to move their cause forward Thursday at a ...

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01 May
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4 Bad “Kill High Speed Rail Bills” To Be Heard Thursday Morning in Austin

May 1, 2017 – TRA Newswire Four bills are slated to be heard by the Texas House Transportation Committee Thursday morning that could either delay or kill a privately funded bullet train project slated to be built between Dallas and ...

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