High Speed Rail
Dallas to Houston in 90 minutes – it’s a proposed high-speed rail line that’s moving closer to reality.
TxDOT has unveiled an ambitious plan to build a high-speed rail line from the Rio Grande Valley, through San Antonio and Dallas, all the way to Oklahoma City.
Imagine heading from North Texas to Houston on a train doing more than 200 miles an hour. The concept of making the trip, on the ground, in 90 minutes, could soon be a reality.
The mayor of Fort Worth is launching a push to tackle traffic congestion in the city, especially along Interstate-35W.
Backers of a plan for high-speed rail in Texas say budget cuts in Congress won’t affect their plans. One group says they’re not looking for federal or state money, they considering working with the Japanese.
Plans for a high-speed rail train from the Dallas/Fort Worth area to Houston are moving ‘down the track’. The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved $15 million toward a project study.