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New travel study shows increased demand, ridership for Texas’ high-speed train

May 18th, 2019
May 16, 2019 - TRA Newswire - More than 6 million passengers are expected to use the train annually by 2029, more than 13 million passengers expected by 2050 Train will save 60 to 90 minutes per trip between Houston and...

Big Step: FRA releases Texas Central's Environmental Impact report

December 15th, 2017
December 15, 2017 - TRA Newswire - (update 12/16) - Expanded Coverage - Preferred North Texas-to-Houston route outlined Passenger station locations identified, boosting local economy Texas Rail Advocates learned that the Federal Railroad Administration has released the long awaited Draft Environmental...

Hundreds hear that Texas needs to embrace freight and passenger rail - not just more roads

January 15th, 2017
January 15, 2016 - TRA Newswire - Hundreds of attendees from the public and private sector heard from both freight and passenger executives and advocates Friday that roads alone will not solve our future transportation needs. Featured speaker Peter Espy, Rail Division...

Texas A&M forum: Proposed high-speed rail leader responds to Brazos Valley opposition

November 3rd, 2016
November 3, 2016 - - If a high-speed train is built between Houston and North Texas, more than 80 percent of residents would consider using it, according to a new survey released by L.E.K. Consulting. However, the company working to build...

How private enterprise drives the trains in Texas

August 28th, 2016
August 25, 2016 - Washington Times -  ANALYSIS/OPINION: Tim Keith: Texans are turning the tables on how to pay for nationally critical infrastructure projects, leading the way with a high-speed train project that relies on the expertise of private entrepreneurs instead of government...

Texas bullet train project: endorsed by 9,000 member ASCE

May 9th, 2016
May 9, 2016 - TRA Newswire The Texas Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has endorsed a high-speed rail project that it says will create jobs, generate development and help sustain Texas’ “quality of life and economic vitality.” The...

Texas High-Speed Rail Seeks Federal Agency Certification

May 5th, 2016
May 5, 2016 - * Train developers petition for confirmation of Surface Transportation Board jurisdiction * Project meets standard as infrastructure project of national importance * Move will bring Texas passenger link in line with nation’s rail systems (Dallas) -  Developers of Texas’ high-speed...

Plans for Houston-Dallas bullet train moving along

January 24th, 2016
January 22, 2016 - Houston Chronicle Transportation Writer Dug Begley at the 2016 Southwestern Rail Conference DALLAS - Plans for high-speed rail in Texas will speed up in 2016, company officials said Friday, as the first comprehensive examination of the Houston-to-Dallas...

Texas Central adds 3 to executive ranks - construction slated for 2017

November 30th, 2015
November 30, 2015 - Special to TRA Newswire   Company developing high-speed rail adds experience to senior executive team in Public Affairs, Construction and Finance Appointments mark latest milestone in the private, Texas-based company project linking Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston's commercial hubs Texas...

Texas Central DAL-HOU high speed rail pre-construction partnership announced

October 20th, 2015
October 20, 2015 - Dallas  - (TRA Newswire) Design-build development partnership announced Two world-class design-build firms to provide work valued at $130 million for Texas’ high-speed rail project Backers say commitment shows strong international interest Project reaches 50% milestone in development capital A private group...

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