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Additional leg could slow plan for high-speed rail between Dallas, Houston

(Source: Dallas Morning News, April 8, 2014)

DALLAS, Texas -- If one bullet train is good, how about two?

A private plan for high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston is starting to gain some traction. Now local leaders want to piggyback on the project and add a leg from Dallas to Fort Worth, with a stop in Arlington. The add-on would make a heavy lift heavier. Most bullet trains lose money, partly because politicians demand costly extensions.

Full story: Dallas Morning News

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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