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Southwestern Rail Conference video: new FRA grant program details due out in May

April 16th, 2022
April 17, 2022 – TRA Newswire – Videos from the 18th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference are being uploaded to the rail conference page. FIRST UP: Federal Railroad Administration Chief Counsel Allison Ishihara Fultz explains that...

Soon: Southwestern Rail Conference videos and on-screen presentations

April 6th, 2022
April 4, 2022 - TRA Newswire - FRA, TxDOT, Texas Railroad Association, Amtrak, Alstom, Texas House Transportation. A record number of attendees at the 18th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference heard from a wide range of presenters on freight and passenger rail...

New Poll: 78% of Americans want increased investments in passenger rail in the U.S.

March 30th, 2022
March 29, 2022 - TRA Newswire - The vast majority of Americans want the federal government to invest in strengthening the national passenger rail network, according to a new poll by the Rail Passengers Association (RPA), the nation's largest advocacy organization for rail...

Southwestern Rail Conference is sold out

March 30th, 2022
March 29, 2022 - TRA Newswire - 300 attendees will get a front-row seat to hear freight and passenger rail experts discuss important issues of the day Thursday and Friday at the 18th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference in Dallas. As of...

San Antonio receives $168 million for bus lanes, no trains

March 30th, 2022
March 29, 2022 - TRA Newswire - San Antonio, the 7th largest U.S. city with no area-wide public rail system, is in line to get $158 million from President Biden's 2023 budget request for.... more buses. Biden released his FY 2023 budget...

Amtrak Prez/CEO meets with U.S. Rep Cuellar on Texas-Mexico passenger service

March 25th, 2022
March 25, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Amtrak President /CEO Stephen Gardner and Chief Financial Officer Tracie Winbigler met recently with U.S. Rep Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo) to discuss passenger service between San Antonio and Monterrey, Mexico. According to San Antonio radio...

Union Pacific announces largest-ever disaster relief donation for Ukrainian humanitarian relief

March 25th, 2022
March 25, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Union Pacific is making its largest-ever corporate disaster relief donation of $500,000 to support humanitarian relief in Ukraine. Giving will be split evenly between the American Red Cross and Save the Children and comes...

TNW to help develop rail facilities at Port of Victoria TX

March 21st, 2022
March 21, 2022 - TRA Newswire - The Victoria County Navigation District continues to expand and has announced plans for the Texas Logistics Center at the Port of Victoria (TXLC).  Phase 1 will see the addition of over 42,000 feet of track,...

TranspoSec Buttigieg thinks high-speed rail would be good for Texas

March 18th, 2022
March 17, 2022 - TexasTribune.org - In car-friendly Texas, getting a major high-speed rail project off of the ground is almost impossible. For years, attempts to build a commuter rail line between Austin and San Antonio have faltered. The state’s lawyers are...

Tx House Speaker Phelan issues Interim Charges: study transportation needs

March 10th, 2022
March 10, 2022 - TRA Austin - Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan today issued interim committee charges for the 87th Legislature and that included studying the state's future transportation needs, including what Texas might be eligible for under the recently passed...

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