Tags: "Texas Central"

05 May
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Waco city council endorses Texas high-speed rail project

May 5, 2016 – KXXV-TV The Waco City Council and Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) have both, separately endorsed Texas’ privately developed high-speed rail project that would cut a Dallas-Houston commute down to 90 minutes. Both call the project an economic catalyst ...

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05 May
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Q&A: Why Texas Central needs Federal Approval to build a high speed rail line

To clear the air of misinformation being circulated by rural Texans trying to kill a high speed rail project between Dallas and Houston we asked Texas Central to clarify why they need approval from the Surface Transportation Board  (STB) in ...

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05 May
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Texas High-Speed Rail Seeks Federal Agency Certification

May 5, 2016 – * Train developers petition for confirmation of Surface Transportation Board jurisdiction * Project meets standard as infrastructure project of national importance * Move will bring Texas passenger link in line with nation’s rail systems (Dallas) – ...

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01 May
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FRA scoping report on Texas Central high speed rail project now one year old

May 1, 2016 – TRA Newswire The Federal Railroad Administration issued it’s Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Scoping Report on the high speed passenger rail project between Dallas and Houston at this time last year.  You might want to brush up ...

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27 Apr
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The rural war on Texas high speed rail

The hits just keep on coming. It’s another interesting month watching the rhetoric from rural interests intent on killing a high speed rail project between Dallas and Houston. First we heard from Marty Hiles, Commissioner, Ellis County Community Development Sub Regional Planning Commission. Mr. ...

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20 Apr
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TCR officials considering railway stop in northwest Houston area

Texas Central says NW Houston station would serve more passengers April 20, 2016 – communityimpact.com As officials with Texas Central Railway work to determine train station locations for the proposed high speed rail project connecting Houston and Dallas, the northwest ...

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09 Apr
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CEO: High-speed rail, moving Texas forward without taxpayer grants or bailouts

In an Op-Ed article Texas Central CEO Tim Keith reiterates that the company is not looking for state or federal help in building their 240 mile high speed rail line between Dallas and Houston. In the March 24, 2016 release ...

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04 Apr
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Waco and county officials come out in support of high speed rail

The calls to kill a $10 billion dollar high speed rail project in Texas seemed to come fast and furious…. until now. In a news story Monday, April 4 in the Waco Tribune Waco and McLennan County leaders came out in support ...

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31 Mar
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Texas bullet train project pushing for Japan-friendly rules

March 30, 2016 – asia.nikkei.com DALLAS — Railway operator JR Tokai and an American partner will petition federal regulators to set new rules allowing an ultrahigh-speed line here to be built to Japanese bullet train specifications. The roughly 400km line connecting ...

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31 Mar
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Do it: One click shows you support high speed rail in Texas

Editorial – Surveys show that a majority of Texans want high speed rail service between our cities. However, there are some vocal rural elected leaders who would dash all hopes of creating a high speed line between Dallas and Houston that ...

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