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DFW High-speed transportation study moving ahead

September 5th, 2021
August 11, 2021 - - The Dallas-Fort Worth High-Speed Transportation Connections Study is moving into its second phase of analysis. The Regional Transportation Council recently approved the study’s Phase 1 recommendations. The current study is evaluating high-speed transportation alternatives to modernize and...

JR Tokai pins hope on Biden to push high-speed rail plan in Texas

December 6th, 2020
December 7, 2020 - - A long-delayed high-speed rail project using Japanese technology in Texas has finally cleared a major hurdle and could receive a further push by the upcoming change in the White House. The U.S. federal government recently completed...

FRA wants public comment on Texas Central's safety regs

May 5th, 2020
May 4, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Today through Wednesday, the Federal Railroad Administration is conducting public hearings by phone on the proposed safety and operating standards for Texas Central Railway. You can have your say about the FRA's “Notice of Particular...

Landowners and one Congressman still fighting the Texas bullet train

February 26th, 2020
February 26, 2020 - TRA Newswire - As Texas Central Railway awaits the outcome of a federal review to start construction of the 240-mile long high speed rail line between Houston and Dallas, protests from landowners and one Houston area Congressman...

TAKE ACTION NOW: High-speed rail needs your help

April 14th, 2019
April 14, 2019 - Dear Texas Rail Advocates follower, Your help is needed for calls and emails to your Texas Representative and Senator in a most urgent way. If you want to ride high-speed rail in the future we are asking you...

Texas Central’s high-speed train named a top global infrastructure project

March 5th, 2019
March 5, 2019 - TRA Newswire - CG/LA lists Texas train project as one of the top 50 infrastructure projects in the world Houston-to-North Texas line also ranks as one of the nation’s most important projects The Texas high-speed train has...

New study provides framework for determining ROI in High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail corridors

October 18th, 2017
October 5, 2017 - - A new report released by the American Public Transportation Association provides a framework for assessing the return on investment (ROI) associated with high-speed and intercity passenger rail projects (HSR&IPR). This seminal report called "Framework for...

12 Dallas State Reps Support Texas Bullet Train

April 28th, 2017
April 28, 2017 - TRA Newswire - Twelve Dallas area State Representatives have signed onto a letter in support of the proposed high speed rail line to be built between Dallas and Houston and call the project "an incredible opportunity". The Dallas...

N Central TX council taps LAN to study Dallas high-speed train station

January 10th, 2017
January 10, 2017 - Progressive Railroading - The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has selected a team led by Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc.(LAN) to conduct a planning study for a high-speed rail station in downtown Dallas. Currently, three high-speed...

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

August 28th, 2016
August 24, 2016 - 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 the feasibility...

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