High Speed Rail
For years, politicians and volunteers have been talking about building a high-speed rail line to and possibly through North Texas. That ‘dream’ has now inched closer to becoming reality.
The Texas company behind an effort to build a high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston has announced a major step forward in the project.
A plan to triple the speed of a trip from North Texas to Houston got an official push forward from the government Wednesday. The process needed to build a high-speed train is officially on the books.
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.