Tags: "Texas Central"

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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31 Mar
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Texas Central High Speed Rail Wins “Next Big Idea” Award

March 31, 2016 – TRA Newswire Texas’ soon to be built high-speed railway between Dallas and Houston was honored Tuesday night for its big idea to transform travel in America, giving Texans a new safe, affordable and reliable transportation choice. The Urban ...

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28 Mar
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ALERT: TX Senate hearing Tuesday re high speed rail

March 28, 2016 – TRA Newswire On Tuesday, March 29th, at 9:00am, in the Senate Chamber, the Texas Senate Affair Committee will be holding a Public Hearing regarding eminent domain and rights of property owners. The interim charge the Committee ...

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16 Mar
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Dallas Morning News: High-speed rail opponents are shortsighted

March 16, 2016 – Dallas Morning News Editorial As flip-flops go, Brazos Valley Council of Governments’ new opposition to high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston is more than baffling. It is bad policy, too. The regional planner had backed the ...

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12 Mar
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Dallas-Houston high-speed rail loses Brazos Valley COG support

March 11, 2016 – WFAA.com A regional planning commission in the Brazos Valley has passed a resolution opposing the proposed high-speed railway between Dallas and Houston. The Brazos Valley Council of Governments once backed the proposed high-speed rail, plans for ...

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