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‘We believe in this': Biden admin backs Dallas to Houston high-speed rail

April 7th, 2024
April 7, 2024 - NBCDFW.com - Phil Prazen -On the Channel 5 Lone Star Politics program today, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said he supports a Dallas to Houston bullet train, calling it "one of the most interesting and promising projects...

2 Views from UT-Dallas students- trains over towers: Why DFW desperately needs the high-speed rail plan

April 1st, 2024
April 1, 2024 - UTDMercury.com - Gregorio Olivares Gutierrez | News Editor -If demolishing the Reunion Tower is necessary for implementing intercity high-speed rail in Texas, then it is critical we do it to help combat congestion while improving local communities. Comets...

Guest Contribution: The Brazos Valley should welcome passenger rail

March 25th, 2024
March 25, 2024 - TheBatt.com - Garion Frankel, Guest Contributor -In 1867, the Houston and Texas Central Railroad, after years of delay, rumbled into Bryan for the first time, greeted by raucous celebrations glorifying the Brazos Valley’s newfound connections to the outside world. Along with...

Must viewing: Can Amtrak finally bring high speed rail to Texas?

March 11th, 2024
March 11, 2024 - CNBC.com -A video documentary on high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston.After decades of research, the U.S. remains without authentic high-speed rail options. Federal planners believe that a route connecting major cities in Texas may be an...

Above or below - Where do you put a high-speed rail station in downtown Dallas?

February 9th, 2024
February 9, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Underground or above ground? That was the question discussed at length at Thursday's meeting of the North Central Texas Council of Governments' Regional Transportation Council (NCTCOG, RTC). Should planning for a high speed rail...

Texas bullet train with Japan tech aims for revival with federal grant

January 6th, 2024
January 6, 2024 - asia.nikkei.com -The U.S. federal government has awarded a planning grant to a proposed high-speed rail line in Texas to be built with technology from Japan's shinkansen bullet trains, for a project that has faced delays and ballooning costs.The proposed...

The hype for hyperloop is over, HyperLoop One to shut down its project

December 22nd, 2023
December 22, 2023 - TRA Newswire -The North Central Texas Council of Governments announced on Twitter in early 2022 "A hyperloop connection between Dallas & Fort Worth is no longer considered an option...".  The regional agency announced they will focus "solely...

North Texas Transpo Council approves $1.1 million for ongoing Fort Worth-Dallas HSR connection

December 22nd, 2023
December 22, 2023 - TRA Newswire -"The Connector" has gotten a boost from the North Central Texas Council of Government's Regional Transportation Council (RTC) with a $1.1 million allocation to scope out and make adjustments to current plans for a...

Houston-to-Dallas high-speed rail project awarded $500,000 federal grant

December 8th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - HoustonPublicMedia.org - The long-envisioned initiative was one of seven high-speed rail projects across the country selected to receive grant funding from the Federal Railroad Administration, which awarded a total of $8.2 billion to 79 rail projects that...

Texas scores multiple federal passenger rail corridor grants; not on I-35. Heartland Flyer, Sunset Ltd to benefit: Full details

December 6th, 2023
Updated 8pm CST - December 9, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Texas Rail Advocates learned that the Federal Railroad Administration has awarded planning grants to the Texas Department of Transportation, Amtrak, the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Southern...

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