Tags: "TXDOT"

05 Aug
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TxDOT receives Fed grant for South Orient rail upgrades in SW Texas / refinery to be new customer

Updated August 13, 2017 – TRA Newswire – AUSTIN – The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that the Texas Department of Transportation has received a $7 million federal grant to help rebuild the Presidio-Ojinaga International Rail Bridge and 72 miles ...

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03 Jun
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June 9: Inspection train is 1st step to restore I-35 Corridor TX / OK / KS service

June 3, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The next step in restoring passenger rail service between Texas and Kansas will happen Friday June 9 when Amtrak and BNSF Railway will operate a special inspection trip from Oklahoma City to Kansas ...

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21 May
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TxDOT to hold workshops in June: tell them you want rail to “Move Texas Freight”

May 20, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The Texas Department of Transportation will be holding a series of workshops around the state during the month of June to get your input on ideas on to keep Texas freight moving. This ...

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01 May
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4 Bad “Kill High Speed Rail Bills” To Be Heard Thursday Morning in Austin

May 1, 2017 – TRA Newswire Four bills are slated to be heard by the Texas House Transportation Committee Thursday morning that could either delay or kill a privately funded bullet train project slated to be built between Dallas and ...

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11 Apr
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TRA testifies against Texas House Bill 3440: TxDOT should steer direction of high speed rail and not lawmakers

April 11, 2017 -TRA Newswire – AUSTIN – (Updated April 12) The Texas House Transportation Committee held a public hearing Wednesday on HB3440, a bill to create a joint interim committee that would come up with a strategy for a high speed passenger rail network ...

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02 Apr
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Texans Against High Speed Rail suing state agencies for release of bullet train documents

March 31, 2017 – KBTX.com – A battle is brewing in Austin over a study about a proposed high speed rail project that could connect Houston to Dallas. The anti-bullet train group called Texans Against High Speed Rail is seeking ...

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29 Jan
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TxDOT says “Let’s Move Texas Freight” – lists upcoming workshops through March

January 29, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has announced statewide “Let’s Move Texas Freight” workshops and is encouraging stakeholders to register and participate in a session. TxDOT, in partnership with the Texas Freight Advisory ...

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15 Jan
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Hundreds hear that Texas needs to embrace freight and passenger rail – not just more roads

January 15, 2016 – TRA Newswire – Hundreds of attendees from the public and private sector heard from both freight and passenger executives and advocates Friday that roads alone will not solve our future transportation needs. Featured speaker Peter Espy, ...

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22 Dec
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New hope for passenger rail between SA and Austin along I-35

December 22, 2016 – foxsanantonio.com A new alliance that aims to tackle transportation issues along Interstate 35 between San Antonio and Austin is strengthening plans for a passenger rail along the sprawling corridor. The partnership brings together the three entities ...

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16 Dec
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Transportation groups discuss how, and whether, to move forward with commuter rail in I-35 corridor

December 16, 2016 – Vianna Davila – San Antonio Express-News – SAN MARCOS — San Antonio and Austin transportation officials pledged Friday to continue studying how to relieve congestion along the Interstate 35 corridor, a plan that has long included ...

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