May 12, 2017 –  WASHINGTON, D.C. (KBTX) – All week long, Bryan/College Station representatives are visiting the nation’s capitol to talk to lawmakers about issues residents care about. One of the hot button topics, local transportation issues, came up Tuesday.

“Successful commerce follows the rivers, the roadways, the highways, the railways,” said Glen Brewer, president and CEO of the Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce.

That’s why Brewer says in general and in theory, his organization supports a high-speed rail that would run through the Brazos Valley.

“We see that as the future,” Brewer said. “We see that as pro-growth.”

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