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Commentary: It's embarrassing that local Council of Governments had to bail out the state of Texas on passenger rail funding

July 4th, 2023
July 4, 2023 - TRA Commentary - Now that $700,000 in emergency funding is in place from the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), the Amtrak Heartland Flyer won't have to cut train service during the busy summer peak season. While...

N Central Tx COG ditches hyperloop for HSR, shows plans to extend DART rail to McKinney

February 18th, 2022
February 18,2022 - TRA Newswire - The North Central Texas Council of Governments' Regional Transportation Council has revised its policy to favor high speed rail between Dallas and Fort Worth which effectively eliminates a hyperloop connection from consideration. In another rail...

Regional Transportation Council says yes to $500,000 for DFW & I-35 passenger rail study

April 12th, 2018
April 12, 2018 - Fort Worth Star Telegram - BY GORDON DICKSON - The effort to build high-speed trains connecting Dallas, Arlington and Fort Worth — and eventually Waco, Austin, Laredo and possibly Monterrey, Mexico — took a step forward Thursday. The Regional...

Regional Transpo Council Seeks Ideas on DFW High-Speed Rail Development

September 28th, 2016
September 29, 2016 - TRA Newswire Responses to Request for Information due Nov. 18 (Arlington, Texas) – North Texas is poised to be a testing ground for high-speed rail in the US, and the Regional Transportation Council is ready to play a...

Construction on TEXRail slated for July / Colleyville tries to kill it and fails

June 16th, 2016
June 16, 2016 - TRA Newswire Fort Worth Transportation Authority officials said that construction on the TEXRail line from downtown Fort Worth to DFW International Airport is expected to begin in July, despite an attempt from the city of Colleyville before...

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