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Texas Tech. rail project seeking fed investment

Posted on March 17, 2014

LUBBOCK, Texas — Using a major chunk of the $25,000 reimbursement funds allocated to the downtown master developer, McDougal Cos. hired Dallas-based Public Information Associates to put presentations together for federal lobbyists in hopes of securing a grant to help fund a rail project connecting Texas Tech to downtown Lubbock, according to Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.

The goal of the railway project is to link Tech students to the cultural district and ultimately bring a youthful presence back to downtown. In combination with the rail system, plans for student housing are also in the works. For the full story, click here.

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