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Proposed downtown Dallas high-speed rail bypass explained at regional transportation meeting

July 12th, 2024
July 12, 2024 - TRA Newswire -To mollify Dallas City Council members that didn't want to see an elevated high-speed rail line on the western fringe of downtown Dallas, the Regional Transportation Council was shown a new proposed route that...

High-Speed Rail in North Texas isn't just a dream: Regional planning is "on track" for development

May 13th, 2024
May 13, 2024 - TRA Newswire -A presentation today by the North Central Texas Council of Governments outlined how a Dallas to Fort Worth High-Speed Rail Project is a critical piece for a future passenger rail tie-in to the I-35...

Rep. Troy Nehls at Southwestern Rail Conference: supports at-grade rail xing elimination; viable high-speed rail projects

April 24th, 2024
April 24, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Texas Congressman Troy Nehls, Chairman of the House Transportation Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous MAterials, speaking in a pre-recorded video before the Southwestern Rail Conference said "on the record, I strongly support using...

Amtrak's Andy Byford at Southwestern Rail Conference: We think Dallas-Houston is viable for high-speed rail

April 19th, 2024
April 19, 2024 - TRA Newswire -While Andy Byford, Senior Vice-President of High-Speed Rail projects for Amtrak, says that it's not a done-deal yet and still faces hurdles, he says there is strong political support in North Texas and the...

On everyone's mind at the Southwestern Rail Conference? The proposed Texas bullet train

April 17th, 2024
April 17, 2024 - keranews.org - Pablo Arauz Pena -High speed rail in Texas is big talk in a state ruled by cars.Still, transportation officials are moving forward with plans to build a bullet train connecting Fort Worth, Dallas and...

Amtrak is now driving Dallas to Houston bullet train proposal

April 17th, 2024
April 16, 2024 - NBCDFW.com - Phil Prazen - An Amtrak leader says they're in the engineer's seat for the proposal to build a high-speed train between Dallas and Houston. The proposed route makes one of the best cases for the...

He aims to bring high-speed rail to Texas and will speak at the Southwestern Rail Conference

March 3rd, 2024
March 3, 2024 - TRA Newswire -He's regarded as a transport executive who knows how to get projects done and maybe that's just what is needed to get the long-delayed high-speed rail project between Dallas and Houston going.Andy Byford, whose...

Dallas sets ambitions on downtown high-speed rail hub

January 21st, 2024
January 17, 2023 - dentonrc.com - As Amtrak moves forward with plans to bring high-speed rail to Texas — like the Shinkansen rail network in Japan — North Texas officials are hoping to turn downtown Dallas into a regional rail hub.Dallas...

Opinion: Strategic High-Speed Rail Could Really Boost Texas

November 27th, 2023
November 27, 2023 - Dallas Morning News Editorial via govtech.com - As congestion and accidents plague roadways, innovative transportation solutions are key to sustaining rapid growth, and high-speed rail could be a huge boon for Texas if implemented strategically.That’s why a...

Texans take note: a new era in high-speed rail started Friday

September 22nd, 2023
September 22, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Texans take note. The naysayers were dead wrong. They said a private company could never build and operate a high-speed rail line in the U.S. It hadn't happened in over a century. Until history...

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