Draft Environmental Impact Statement

The FRA signed the Draft EIS on December 15, 2017 and it was published in the Federal Register on December 22, 2017. The Draft EIS analyzed six end-to-end Build Alternatives (Alternatives A–F) as well as the No-Build Alternative. The Build Alternatives include a terminal station in Dallas and an intermediate station in Grimes County near College Station, home of Texas A&M University. The Draft EIS also evaluated three Houston terminal station options: the Industrial Site Terminal, the Northwest Mall Terminal, and the Northwest Transit Center Terminal.

The Draft EIS was available for a 60-day public comment period, which will ended on February 20, 2018. During this time, the FRA held 10 public hearings in the affected counties in Texas.

Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Find out if your property is directly impacted or within TWO MILES on either side.

Prepared by the Federal Railroad Administration | December 2017


This is the complete Draft EIS, including the executive summary and all the supporting documents. It is a very large file and we suggest you download to a desktop/laptop computer and not a mobile device. You can search the entire DEIS by topic by using the “control-f” function. If you find notable omissions, inconsistencies or errors, please email us at info@texansagainsthsr.com.


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