DALLAS — With $15 million in federal grants for a high-speed rail study, Texas officials see the state as well-positioned for developing a Houston-to-Dallas corridor.

Though not as far along in planning as some other states, the Texas Transportation Commission, which oversees the Texas Department of Transportation, last fall passed a plan that calls for the study of high-speed rail routes between Houston and Dallas along Interstate 45, between Houston and Austin along U.S. 290, and between Oklahoma City and South Texas.

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