Tags: "Texas Central"

12 Feb
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Rail Passengers Association supports Texas bullet train project

February 9, 2018 – transportationtodaynews.com – Jim Mathews, president and CEO of the Rail Passengers Association (RPA), recently sent a letter to Juan D. Reyes, III, Federal Railroad Administration acting deputy administrator, to voice support for Texas Central Railway’s (TCR) ...

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05 Feb
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Texas Central picks location for bullet train passenger station in Houston

February 5, 2018 – TRA Newswire – Highlighting Houston’s history as a major railway hub, Mayor Sylvester Turner and developers of the Texas Bullet Train announced today the preferred site of the new passenger station, at the Northwest Mall near ...

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29 Jan
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Texas Central unveils high-speed passenger station in Dallas

January 29, 2018 – TRA Newswire – Maps, renderings show terminal near convention center in Cedars neighborhood Bullet train project seen as catalyst for economic growth, new jobs and development Station expected to increase property values, generate more local tax ...

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25 Jan
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Do you want to see the Texas Bullet Train be successful?

January 25, 2018 – TRA Newswire – A Special Request for Texas Rail Advocates followers: The private company that is building the high speed railroad between Dallas and Houston must get final approval from the Federal Railroad Administration before the ...

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29 Dec
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60-day public comment period opens for Texas Bullet Train project

December 29, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The clock is ticking on the Federal Railroad Administration’s 60-day public comment period on the Dallas-Houston bullet train project. Texas Central Railway’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement  (DEIS) was released last week and posted in ...

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15 Dec
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Big Step: FRA releases Texas Central’s Environmental Impact report

December 15, 2017 – TRA Newswire – (update 12/16) – Expanded Coverage – Preferred North Texas-to-Houston route outlined Passenger station locations identified, boosting local economy Texas Rail Advocates learned that the Federal Railroad Administration has released the long awaited Draft ...

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11 Dec
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Texas Central’s new Chairman of the Board

December 10, 2017 – TRA Newswire –   Temple-based business executive Drayton McLane Jr., with businesses in both Houston and Dallas, named chairman as Texas Bullet Train moves forward  Says high-speed rail project leverages “the capital and spirit of entrepreneurs,” not taxpayer dollars ...

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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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