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Proposed downtown Dallas high-speed rail bypass explained at regional transportation meeting

July 12th, 2024
July 12, 2024 - TRA Newswire -To mollify Dallas City Council members that didn't want to see an elevated high-speed rail line on the western fringe of downtown Dallas, the Regional Transportation Council was shown a new proposed route that...

Dallas City Council fumbles on high-speed rail downtown path while everyone else moves forward

June 13th, 2024
May 13, 2024 - TRA Newswire -In a surprise move, the Dallas City Council voted 14-0 this week against plans for an elevated high-speed rail line on the western fringe of downtown, throwing a time-consuming monkey wrench into a long-sought-after...

DART & Dallas council spar over Silver Line project delays: May cost $150,000 a day in delay

March 2nd, 2023
March 2, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Delays to the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Silver Line project, pushing back completion to late 2025 - early 2026, could cost taxpayers $150,000 a day. That estimate came from DART President and CEO...

DART has a new D2 subway routing plan through downtown Dallas

April 13th, 2022
April 13, 2022 - TRA Newswire -With the Dallas City Council in agreement, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will advance the D2 downtown subway project to the Federal Transit Administration to review under the FTA Capital Investment Grant Program. There may...

Dallas council backs federal funding for $1.7 billion D2 downtown subway

March 26th, 2021
March 26, 2021 - TRA Newswire/Progressive Railroading - The Dallas City Council gave unanimous approval Wednesday to a proposal to continue with the building of a second light-rail alignment going through downtown Dallas, also known as D2. The council also said it...

Here's where Dallas will build a new subway and streetcar line

September 13th, 2017
September 13, 2017 - Dallas Morning News, Liz Farmer - The Dallas City Council on Wednesday gave its support to plans to build a downtown subway route under Commerce Street. Council members also tentatively approved a new streetcar line that would connect...

Texas Central gives $1.5m to City of Dallas for permit fees

August 28th, 2016
August 24, 2016 - - Dallas city leaders took their first official action to bring a high speed rail from Houston to Dallas. On Wednesday, they approved a deal, with the private company planning the train line, to pay the city's...

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