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Texas exploring high-speed rail along major corridors

(Source: Dallas Observer, November 25, 2013)

DALLAS, Texas If high-speed rail is to exist in Texas over the next several decades, it won't be the work of the federal or the state government. Though the state has been exploring the idea for close to three decades, there's no money on the table and little political will to put it there. Instead, it will be the work of a private company like Texas Central Railway, which is predicting that the lure of a 90-minute, hassle-free connection between Dallas and Houston will attract enough development and ridership that the $10 billion project will pay for itself.

Full story: Dallas Observer

Monday, December 02, 2013

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