Firm estimates north Louisiana passenger rail study to take 8 months

(Source: Shreveport Times, February 13, 2014)

SHREVEPORT, La. -- In roughly eight months, north Louisiana should have a plan for passenger rail. That is the time frame HNTB estimates itíll take to complete a passenger rail feasibility study.

The Missouri-based firm was selected Thursday to conduct the analysis by the Northwest Louisiana Council of Governmentís transportation committee. Burk-Kleinpeter and Moore & Associates were also considered for the job. HNTB is wrapping up a similar passenger rail study between Baton Rouge and New Orleans that took roughly eight months.

Full story: Shreveport Times

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