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Lawmakers: Let's try this again... the Railroad Commission doesn't do railroads

September 25th, 2022
September 25, 2022 - TRA Editorial -In a recent news story in the San Antonio Express-News, someone guessed that the Railroad Commission is a music band. Very creative but...... wrong.Another answered that the Railroad Commission has to deal with railroads....

FRA announces $3 billion Rail Crossing Elimination Program - will Texas participate?

July 3rd, 2022
July 3, 2022 - TRA Newswire -On Thursday the Federal Railroad Administration announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for its newly created Railroad Crossing Elimination Program, a grant program to improve safety and mobility of people and goods.$3 billion...

Peter Espy leaving as TxDOT Rail Division Director

October 3rd, 2021
October 3, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Peter Espy, who serves as the third-ever Rail Division Director at the Texas Department of Transportation, will be stepping down from his position on October 15th. Espy has reached retirement age and hopes to "travel,...

Make your voice heard on TxDOT Texas Rail Plan NOW

December 8th, 2018
Updated December 12, 2018 - TRA Newswire - You, as a Texan, have a rare opportunity to let your voice be heard in the Texas Department of Transportation Rail Division's 2019 Texas Rail Plan. This is the first time that TxDOT has...

Texas Rail Advocates files response to TXDOT Sunset Commission Review

November 25th, 2016
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 changes...

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

September 28th, 2016
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 Bucknell University...

Texas/Oklahoma Passenger Rail Study: energize it or put it on a dusty shelf

July 27th, 2016
If the future of high speed passenger rail in the I-35 corridor means anything to you then here is your ONE chance to see, speak out and comment on it. The recently released Texas-Oklahoma Passenger Rail Study from the Texas Department of...

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