Tags: "Texas Central"

02 Apr
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Texas Budget Wall Could Stop Bullet Train Plan

March 20, 2017 – BondBuyer.com – A potential budget wall banning state assistance to a privately financed $12 billion Texas bullet train could stop the proposal in its tracks, proponents warn of the latest legislative effort to torpedo the project. ...

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15 Mar
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Texas bullet train firm calls provision added to Senate budget a “job killer”

March 15, 2017 – Texas Tribune Officials with Texas Central Partners, the private firm developing the Houston-Dallas high-speed rail line, said the rider added to the state senate’s proposed budget Wednesday would put their project at risk. BY BRANDON FORMBY ...

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09 Mar
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Texas Central fights legislators’ efforts to kill high-speed rail project

March 9, 2017 – Progressive Railroading Magazine – Texas Central Partners LLC is fighting state lawmakers’ plans to kill its privately funded project to build a Dallas-to-Houston bullet-train passenger service. Earlier this week, almost 9,000 citizen letters in support of ...

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28 Feb
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Dallas News: Dallas – Houston Bullet Train Seems Like A No-Brainer

February 28, 2016 – Mitchell Schnurman – Dallas Morning News Business Insight – As a transit option, a Texas bullet train would be a major breakthrough. As an economic development project, it would be off the charts. That’s because taxpayers ...

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24 Feb
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Texas Central asks for public support against flurry of anti-rail bills

February 24, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Texas Central, pushing back against a flurry of bills filed in the Texas legislature to kill their high speed train project between Dallas and Houston, put out a plea to everyday Texans asking for ...

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24 Feb
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North Texas COG OKs backstop for high speed rail environmental study

February 24, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The Regional Transportation Council of the North Central Texas Council of Governments has approved a measure to backstop the continuation of the environmental impact statement for the Dallas-Fort Worth Core Express, a proposed ...

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24 Feb
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Lawmakers file flurry of misguided bills to derail the Dallas-to-Houston bullet train

February 23, 2017 – Dallas Morning News Editorial The Texas bullet train project is moving ahead, hitting milestones and keeping alive the audacious promise of a 90-minute train ride between Dallas and Houston. But yet again, a big potential roadblock ...

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2017 State Legislature
21 Feb
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Rural Lawmakers File 18 Bills to Derail Bullet Train between Dallas and Houston

February 21, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Updated A group of rural state lawmakers have filed a slate of legislation to push back against Texas Central Railway’s proposal to construct a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston. Senators Birdwell (R-Granbury), Creighton ...

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19 Feb
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Randall O’Toole’s Misguided Effort to Derail The Texas Bullet Train

February 19, 2017 – Commentary from TRA President Peter LeCody – And I always thought that the CATO folks cherished private enterprise over taxpayer funded projects. Gee, was I dead wrong. I guess they need to have a talk with ...

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17 Feb
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Big turnout at UT-SA hears why Texas needs more train service

February 17, 2017 – TRA Newswire – (San Antonio) – Over 85 interested citizens, students and members of the National Association of Railroad Passengers in Texas gathered on the UT-SA Campus Thursday evening and heard about an important high speed ...

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