Editorial: Opposition to Texas high-speed rail promotes political convenience over economic growth

(Source: Editorial in the Houston Chronicle, February 28, 2017)

HOUSTON At long last, the Texas Legislature finally found a bullet it didn't like. Plans for a Houston-to-Dallas bullet train face political obstruction in Austin. More than 20 bills have been filed that would slow the steady progress on this privately funded project that could transform 3-5 hours of start-and-stop traffic into a 90-minute ride.

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