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High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) - May 2010

Planning Fund Applications

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced the availability of up to $50 million for rail planning. These funds are part of the $2.5 billion appropriated for high-speed and intercity passenger rail activities in the FY 2010 federal appropriations act. The planning funds are available for a number of uses, including studies which lead to corridor investment plans and the development of state rail plans.

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has prepared and submitted planning fund applications for the following corridors:

Austin to Houston Corridor - Service Development Plan and Service NEPA

Title PDF
Planning Application Planning Application PDF
Map Map PDF
Supporting Documentation
- Work Authorization Work Authorization PDF
- Supplemental Information Supplemental Information PDF
- Planning Schedule Planning Schedule PDF

Dallas/Fort Worth to Houston Corridor - Service Development Plan and Service NEPA

Title PDF
Planning Application Planning Application PDF
Map Map PDF
Supporting Documentation
- Supplemental Information Supplemental Information PDF
- Planning Schedule Planning Schedule PDF

Oklahoma City to South Texas Corridor - Service Development Plan and Service NEPA

Note: This application resulted in $5.6 million in funding.

Title PDF
Planning Application Planning Application PDF
Map Map PDF
Supporting Documentation
- ODOT Support Letter ODOT Support Letter PDF
- Supplemental Information Supplemental Information PDF
- Planning Schedule Planning Schedule PDF

Oklahoma City to South Texas Corridor - Multi-State Service Development Plan

In addition, the FRA issued a notice of solicitation for proposals for federally-led multi-state passenger rail corridor planning demonstration projects.

TxDOT, in cooperation with Oklahoma Department of Transportation, submitted the Oklahoma City to South Texas Corridor for consideration.

Title PDF
Multi-State Planning Proposal Needs Alt Tag
Map Map PDF
Supporting Documentation
- TxDOT Support Letter TxDOT Support Letter PDF
- ODOT Support Letter ODOT Support Letter PDF
- Supplemental Information Supplemental Information PDF
- Planning Schedule Planning Schedule PDF

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