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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...

Texas Rail Advocates congrats Texas Transpo Commission and TxDOT on FRA corridor rail grants

December 10th, 2023
December 12, 2023 - TRA Newswire Austin -Speaking before the monthly Texas Transportation Commission meeting in Austin, Texas Rail Advocates President Peter LeCody congratulated the Transportation Commissioners and Executive Director Marc Williams for being the recipient of two TxDOT Corridor Identification...

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...

Dallas issues letter of support for I-20 passenger rail extension, intrastate corridors, Heartland Flyer

July 22nd, 2023
July 22, 2023 - TRA Newswire -The city of Dallas has issued a letter of support to Federal Railroad Administrator Amit Bose, favoring current plans to reintroduce intercity passenger rail service from Dallas to Atlanta.The letter also offers full support...

TxDOT’s proposed plans for passenger trains could improve travel for Texas Triangle

April 24th, 2023
April 20, 2023 - TheDailyTexan.com - Kylee Howard, Senior News Reporter - The Texas Department of Transportation announced their hope to build passenger trains connecting Dallas-Fort Worth, San Antonio and Houston during a conference in Dallas earlier this month. According to Texas Rail...

Amtrak wants to see major service expansion in Texas Triangle, I-10 and I-20 national trains

April 19th, 2023
April 19, 2023 - TRA Newswire -If the Federal Railroad Administration approves Corridor Identification programs for the nation's passenger rail service, Amtrak, Texans could look forward to more trains between Lone Star cities. Ambitious plans include making the Sunset Limited, now...

Lone Star Rail District rising? Supports TxDOT's application for FRA Corridor Development program

March 4th, 2023
March 4, 2023 - TRA Newswire -In a recent letter to Texas Transportation Commission Chairman Bruce Bugg, Lone Star Rail District Interim Executive Director Ross Milloy said the rail organization is pleased to hear that TxDOT intends to file an...

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