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County Judges meet with Union Pacific in DC over I-35 passenger rail service

February 12th, 2024
February 12, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Two of the most powerful Texas county judges along the I-35 corridor met with Union Pacific officials in Washington earlier today to begin talks about starting passenger rail service, according to a post on...

Tarrant County Judge Andy Brown names passenger rail among top 2 priorities

January 30th, 2024
January 29, 2024 - KXAN.com - Travis County Judge Andy Brown joined KXAN Monday to talk about priorities for the year ahead of Travis County Commissioners Court on Tuesday.The conversation was centered around working to bring passenger rail to Central Texas,...

After Brightline Florida and soon Brightline West, could there be Brightline Texas?

December 17th, 2023
December 17, 2023 - TRA Commentary -After recently opening their Miami-Orlando line to rising passenger numbers and getting ready to build a Southern California to Las Vegas intercity run, could Brightline set it's sights next on Texas?The country's only privately...

County judges in I-35 Lone Star Rail Corridor disappointed in lack of funding for rail

December 11th, 2023
December 11, 2023 - SanAntonioReport.org - Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai joined his counterparts in Travis and Dallas counties Friday in expressing their disappointment that a passenger rail expansion plan connecting the major metros was left out of a major funding...

Federal railroad grant denied for passenger rail in central Texas

December 9th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - Fox4Austin.com - On Friday, the Federal Railroad Administration approved five corridors for passenger rail expansion in Texas and excluded the corridor connecting Austin, San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth."So that is disappointing news, but it's not the end...

Travis and Bexar County Judges team up for Lone Star Rail Corridor trains

December 7th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - TRA Newswire -County Judges from two of Texas' largest metropolitan areas say that it's time for trains to connect their regions and beyond.Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai and Travis County Judge Andy Brown were on X...

Travis County Judge calls on Austin-area to be included in high-speed rail project

August 24th, 2023
August 20, 2023 - WFAA.com - AUSTIN, Texas — Travis County Judge Andy Brown grew up in Austin and has heard the stories about high-speed rail coming to Texas just as long as the rest of us.He says this time feels...

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