Tags: "Texas Central"

12 Jan
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‘Rural Republicans against private enterprise’ new tactic to kill high speed rail in Texas

January 12, 2016 – Texas Tribune Thirty-three East Texas officials sent a letter to the Japanese ambassador to the United States on Monday to express their opposition to a private Texas firm’s proposed high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston that ...

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12 Dec
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Survey crews are in the field scouting Dallas-Houston bullet train path

December 12, 2015 -TRA Newswire (Arlington) –  The private developer that is building a high speed rail line between Dallas and Houston started surveying on public property this week in anticipation of construction starting in late 2017. “Texas Central Partners ...

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09 Dec
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Could Texas be getting high-speed rail? Texas Central Partners in development phase

December 7, 2015 – KPRC Houston HOUSTON – Its official name is the ‘Tokaido Shinkansen,’ but Texans may know it as the famous Japanese bullet train. Texas Central Partners is a private group that wants to bring the high-speed rail ...

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02 Dec
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Texas Central unveils more high speed rail plans in series of meetings

Updated December 3, 2015 – TRA Newswire (Dallas) – The private company that plans to build a high speed rail line between Texas’ two largest metro areas kicked off a series of public meetings in Dallas Tuesday, showing the public ...

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30 Nov
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Texas Central adds 3 to executive ranks – construction slated for 2017

November 30, 2015 – Special to TRA Newswire   Company developing high-speed rail adds experience to senior executive team in Public Affairs, Construction and Finance Appointments mark latest milestone in the private, Texas-based company project linking Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston’s ...

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26 Nov
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Amid Great Progress, Texas High-Speed Rail Takes a Big Step Back

November 19, 2015 – Eric Jaffe –  CityLab.com   Federal officials rule the rail line won’t stop in DPlugins 0owntown Houston America’s train-loving vice president has bestowed his official blessing on theprivately funded high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas. On ...

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26 Nov
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VP calls Dallas-Houston bullet train beginning of new transportation era in America

November 18, 2015 – Brandon Formby – Dallas Morning News Transportation Blog   Vice President Joe Biden stood atop a sun-drenched rooftop in the Cedars on Wednesday to sing the praises of a planned high-speed rail line between Dallas and ...

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02 Nov
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Improper for Soil/Water Conservation Directors to oppose bullet train?

Public vs. Private. Was it correct and legal for member Directors of a Texas agency that derives part of their funding from state appropriations, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the EPA to vote in opposition of a high speed ...

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24 Oct
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High-speed rail pits urban against rural

Mitchell Schnurman – Dallas Morning News – October 20 2015 $130M worth of high-speed rail design work will be done at selected firms’ risk Who’s gonna stop progress in its tracks, especially when it’s counted in the billions of dollars? ...

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20 Oct
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Texas Central DAL-HOU high speed rail pre-construction partnership announced

October 20, 2015 – Dallas  – (TRA Newswire) Design-build development partnership announced Two world-class design-build firms to provide work valued at $130 million for Texas’ high-speed rail project Backers say commitment shows strong international interest Project reaches 50% milestone in ...

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