November 19, 2015 - Eric Jaffe -


Federal officials rule the rail line won’t stop in DPlugins 0owntown Houston

America’s train-loving vice president has bestowed his official blessing on theprivately funded high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas. On Wednesday, Joe Biden told a Texas crowd that “you’re going to lead this country into an entirely new era of transportation,” reports Brandon Formby of the Dallas Morning News. He also hinted at promising new funding developments on the horizon:
The only publicly announced investors in the project so far are Texas companies. But Biden on Wednesday said that he recently met in his office with Japanese investors involved in the rail line. The vice president said an announcement related to that matter is forthcoming.

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