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Travis County Judge Andy Brown at Southwestern Rail Conference: passenger rail between Austin and San Antonio needed

April 19th, 2024
April 19, 2024 - TRA Newswire -The administrator of one of the largest counties in the country, Travis County Judge Andy Brown, called for efficient, quick and safe passenger rail service between Austin and San Antonio and further up and...

Rail advocates, experts meet to discuss future of passenger and high-speed rail in Texas

April 16th, 2024
April 15, 2024 - KBTX.com - By Donnie Tuggle and Jadyn Stack - Elected officials and rail advocates, alongside transportation experts, wrapped up day one of the Southwestern Rail Conference, discussing solutions to address the growing need to move people across...

‘We believe in this': Biden admin backs Dallas to Houston high-speed rail

April 7th, 2024
April 7, 2024 - NBCDFW.com - Phil Prazen -On the Channel 5 Lone Star Politics program today, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said he supports a Dallas to Houston bullet train, calling it "one of the most interesting and promising projects...

2 Views from UT-Dallas students- trains over towers: Why DFW desperately needs the high-speed rail plan

April 1st, 2024
April 1, 2024 - UTDMercury.com - Gregorio Olivares Gutierrez | News Editor -If demolishing the Reunion Tower is necessary for implementing intercity high-speed rail in Texas, then it is critical we do it to help combat congestion while improving local communities. Comets...

Guest Contribution: The Brazos Valley should welcome passenger rail

March 25th, 2024
March 25, 2024 - TheBatt.com - Garion Frankel, Guest Contributor -In 1867, the Houston and Texas Central Railroad, after years of delay, rumbled into Bryan for the first time, greeted by raucous celebrations glorifying the Brazos Valley’s newfound connections to the outside world. Along with...

Must viewing: Can Amtrak finally bring high speed rail to Texas?

March 11th, 2024
March 11, 2024 - CNBC.com -A video documentary on high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston.After decades of research, the U.S. remains without authentic high-speed rail options. Federal planners believe that a route connecting major cities in Texas may be an...

Above or below - Where do you put a high-speed rail station in downtown Dallas?

February 9th, 2024
February 9, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Underground or above ground? That was the question discussed at length at Thursday's meeting of the North Central Texas Council of Governments' Regional Transportation Council (NCTCOG, RTC). Should planning for a high speed rail...

Texas bullet train with Japan tech aims for revival with federal grant

January 6th, 2024
January 6, 2024 - asia.nikkei.com -The U.S. federal government has awarded a planning grant to a proposed high-speed rail line in Texas to be built with technology from Japan's shinkansen bullet trains, for a project that has faced delays and ballooning costs.The proposed...

The hype for hyperloop is over, HyperLoop One to shut down its project

December 22nd, 2023
December 22, 2023 - TRA Newswire -The North Central Texas Council of Governments announced on Twitter in early 2022 "A hyperloop connection between Dallas & Fort Worth is no longer considered an option...".  The regional agency announced they will focus "solely...

North Texas Transpo Council approves $1.1 million for ongoing Fort Worth-Dallas HSR connection

December 22nd, 2023
December 22, 2023 - TRA Newswire -"The Connector" has gotten a boost from the North Central Texas Council of Government's Regional Transportation Council (RTC) with a $1.1 million allocation to scope out and make adjustments to current plans for a...

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