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Texas House Transpo Chair Terry Canales at Southwestern Rail Conference: Significant needs for transportation infrastructure

April 29th, 2024
April 29, 2024 - TRA Newswire -The Chairman of the Texas House Transportation Committee, Representative Terry Canales, said we can not pave enough highways and add enough lanes through our current financing structures to meet the demands of a Texas...

Texas Central CEO grilled by Texas lawmakers, bill to advance from House Transportation Committee

May 6th, 2023
May 6, 2023 - TRA Austin - Over the objections of Texas Central Railway CEO Michael Bui, House Bill 2357 was passed out of the Texas House Transportation Committee this week and sent to Calendars, the next step before being...

Tx House Transpo Committee Interim Report: Activate Texas Rail Relo/Improvement Fund

December 16th, 2022
December 16, 2022 - TRA Austin -The Texas House Transportation Committee Interim Report recommends utilizing a long-dormant but still on-the-books fund to boost improvements to the state's rail system.The Texas Rail Relocation and Improvement Fund (appropriated fund 0306) was approved...

TNW's Treangen asks Texas lawmakers to consider short-line investment

May 10th, 2022
May 10, 2022 - TRA Newswire -TNW Corporation CEO Paul Treangen, President of the Texas Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, testified on April 26th before the Texas House of Representatives' Transportation Committee on the role of short lines in...

Texas House Transportation hears why rail projects must be funded

April 26th, 2022
April 26, 2022 - TRA Austin -The Infrastructure bill that Congress passed last fall can make an impact on future freight and passenger rail projects in Texas, if the state will only find the means to fund a state match...

House Transpo Chair Canales calls Interim Charge hearing for April 26

April 17th, 2022
April 20, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Terry Canales, Chair of the Texas House Committee on Transportation, has set April 26th at 12:30pm to hear from parties on interim charges and topics under the committee purview.Of interest in rail circles, the...

Texas House Transportation Members announced, Canales remains Chair

February 4th, 2021
February 4, 2021 - TRA Austin Bureau - The Texas House Transportation Committee will again by chaired by Representative Terry Canales, with some new appointees announced today. Vice-Chair of the Transportation Committee will be Representative Ed Thompson (Brazoria). The re-appointment of Canales,...

TRA testifies against Texas House Bill 3440: TxDOT should steer direction of high speed rail and not lawmakers

April 11th, 2017
April 11, 2017 -TRA Newswire - AUSTIN - (Updated April 12) The Texas House Transportation Committee held a public hearing Wednesday on HB3440, a bill to create a joint interim committee that would come up with a strategy for a high speed passenger rail network in...

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