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9/2/2011



Rail News: High-Speed Rail

USDOT obligates $15 million to Texas for HSR environmental, engineering work


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Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced it obligated $15 million in High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail funds to the Texas Department of Transportation to jumpstart planning for high-speed rail service between Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth.

The state will use the funds to conduct environmental and engineering work along the corridor.

The funds are part of the federal dollars that were redirected from Florida.


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