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Opponents of proposed Dallas-Houston bullet train push lawmakers to kill it

Published on May 5, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Texas landowners opposed to a high-speed train line between Dallas and Houston took to the Capitol Thursday and early Friday to warn lawmakers that the project would ruin rural lifestyles and prevent growth in the counties between the two cities. “The spectre of high-speed rail is like a dark cloud over us,” Becky Scasta, who has an Ellis County farmhouse, testified at a Texas House Transportation Committee hearing on four bullet train bills. “It makes us think twice about doing something to our land or home.” The “dark cloud” is the multibillion dollar project Texas Central has been developing for several years – […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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