Tags: "TXDOT"

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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25 Nov
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Texas Rail Advocates files response to TXDOT Sunset Commission Review

November 25, 2016 – TRA Newswire – It’s the Texas Department of Transportation’s turn to undergo Sunset Review, as ordered by the Texas legislature, and Texas Rail Advocates has filed a public document recommending the Sunset Commission make some legislative and procedural ...

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03 Nov
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Waller County Commission Files Suit Against TxDOT Over High Speed Rail

November 3, 2016 – KWHI.com – A Waller County planning commission has filed suit against TxDOT concerning the proposed high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston. Earlier this week, the Waller County Sub-Regional Planning Commission filed suit against the TxDOT for ...

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28 Sep
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40 year rail veteran Peter Espy named new Rail Division Director at TxDOT

September 30, 2016 – TRA Exclusive – Peter Espy, a 40 year transit and passenger/freight rail veteran, has been named Rail Division Director at the Texas Department of Transportation, effective October 1. Espy holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from ...

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18 Sep
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I-35 mayors want commuter rail options

September 16, 2016 – San Antonio Express-News – Vianna Davila – SAN MARCOS — Mayors representing four large cities along Interstate 35, including Ivy Taylor of San Antonio and Steve Adler of Austin, said Friday they all agree connecting the ...

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28 Aug
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Waco leaders advocate downtown stop for proposed high-speed rail line

August 24, 2016 – WacoTrib.com Public comment is wrapping up in a state-sponsored study of a high-speed rail alternative to Interstate 35, and local leaders are going on record in favor of a downtown Waco stop. The study looks at ...

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17 Aug
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I-35 High-speed rail project could put local, state economies into top gear

Jessica Attas – Board of Contributors – WacoTrib.com If you’ve been in Central Texas long, you’ve likely realized the importance of Interstate 35 to our region, making possible that quick trip up to Dallas or down to Austin. In actuality, I-35 ...

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