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November 27, 2013

Study supports HSR track on Texas highways

One of the most effective and cost-efficient ways to build high-speed rail in the state, the University of Texas at Arlington found. Highway land is already owned by the state, eliminating the need to spend potentially billions of dollars buying or leasing private property.


February 6, 2013

Okla. committee calls for 3 rail corridors

The study, conducted by the Regional Transit Dialogue Steering Committee, suggested a rail link to a $120 million streetcar system in downtown Oklahoma City.


January 23, 2013

Hampton Roads Transit light rail study still under way

The study began in 2009 but has been delayed several times. The study is intended to give officials an idea of ridership, costs and logistics for a light rail extension.


January 16, 2013

N.H. committee votes in favor of rail study

The study, which is estimated to cost $1.9 million, must be voted on by the Executive Council next month. The New Hampshire Rail Transit Authority asked to be included in the study process.


August 16, 2012

FRA awards $100K grant for Ala. rail study

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs will study the restoration of Amtrak passenger rail service between Birmingham, Montgomery and Mobile.


January 31, 2011

Feds award $750K to Penn. for high-speed rail study

Will evaluate the feasibility of electrifying track between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, construction of dedicated tracks for passenger trains and major signal and switch improvements.


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