Tags: "Texas Central"

22 Jun
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Texas Central gets STB Protective Order / Amtrak explores mutual interests

June 22, 2016 – TRA Newswire Texas Central, the private concern building a high speed rail line between Dallas and Houston, received an Order of Protection from the Surface Transportation Board to shield proprietary documents from rural lawmakers and landowners that ...

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16 Jun
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NTX Council of Governments: Thumbs up for Texas Central high speed rail project

June 16, 2016 – TRA Newswire The North Central Texas Council of Government’s Regional Transportation Council (RTC), passed a resolution today to voice its strong support for Texas Central’s bullet train that will connect North Texas and Houston in 90 minutes ...

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26 May
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National rail advocates support P-HSR while other rurals says no to Texas Central

June 6, 2016 – TRA Newswire UPDATE CORRECTION: In the original story, Congressman Jeb Hensarling was mis-identified as opposing Texas Central’s high speed rail plan. We apologize for the error. Congressman Joe Barton of a nearby district had filed a ...

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14 May
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The Hill blogger: don’t let facts get in the way of your Texas HSR story

In a blog post on The Hill, which is normally a respected Washington insider website, an article appeared this week that the writer apparently did not bother to let facts get in the way of her Texas high speed rail ...

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12 May
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Congressman Joe Barton against Texas High Speed Rail

May 12, 2016 – TRA Newswire In a filing with the Surface Transportation Board, North Texas Congressman Joe Barton (R) Arlington has come out against a high speed rail project between Dallas and Houston.   Barton, whose district encompasses parts ...

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09 May
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Texas bullet train project: endorsed by 9,000 member ASCE

May 9, 2016 – TRA Newswire The Texas Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has endorsed a high-speed rail project that it says will create jobs, generate development and help sustain Texas’ “quality of life and economic ...

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05 May
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Anti-rail is rallying: Now is the time to support Texas high speed rail

The group known as Texans Against High Speed Rail has initiated a campaign to flood the Surface Transportation Board in Washington with petitions that, even well couched in the guise of eminent domain, just want to flat out kill the Texas high ...

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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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