Chamber to discuss high-speed rail from Dallas to Houston

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Infrastructure Division will host Texas Central: Houston to Dallas in 90 minutes on Thursday, June 23, at 7:30 a.m. at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce.

The breakfast event sponsor is ARUP. David Hagy has over 20 years of experience managing projects, formulating policy, conducting strategic planning and leading outreach for state and local governments and federal agencies. His experience includes a wide range of issue areas, and work on the federal budget and grants.

Texas Central Partners, LLC (Texas Central) is a private company bringing a transformational project to Texas that advances the economy, respects Texan values and keeps the state on track for future growth. They are a Texas-based private company, employing a market-led approach. Unlike other high-speed rail projects, Texas Central is backed by private investors, not public funds. Texas Central is developing a new high-speed passenger rail system that will connect Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston using a proven, world-class technology that will provide a travel time of less than 90 minutes.

The Infrastructure Division of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce is under the leadership of Chairman Vern Hegwood. The mission of the Infrastructure Division is to educate and advocate for transportation, infrastructure and development issues throughout the region.

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