Tags: "Lone Star Rail"

08 Jan
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Amtrak Studying Feasilibity of San Antonio-Austin Commuter Service

January 6, 2017 – tpr.org – Shelley Koffler – When the Lone Star Rail project fell apart last year, communities along I-35 were left looking for a new plan that would reduce travel time between San Antonio and Austin.  Now, ...

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22 Dec
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New hope for passenger rail between SA and Austin along I-35

December 22, 2016 – foxsanantonio.com A new alliance that aims to tackle transportation issues along Interstate 35 between San Antonio and Austin is strengthening plans for a passenger rail along the sprawling corridor. The partnership brings together the three entities ...

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16 Dec
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Transportation groups discuss how, and whether, to move forward with commuter rail in I-35 corridor

December 16, 2016 – Vianna Davila – San Antonio Express-News – SAN MARCOS — San Antonio and Austin transportation officials pledged Friday to continue studying how to relieve congestion along the Interstate 35 corridor, a plan that has long included ...

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18 Oct
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Central Texas Board Votes to Pull Out of Lone Star Rail

October 17, 2016 – KXAN.com The future of the $2 billion Lone Star Rail Project was determined by a unanimous vote on Monday. In the 18-0 vote, the Capital Area Metro Planning Organization (CAMPO) voted to remove the proposed rail line from its 2040 ...

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18 Sep
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I-35 mayors want commuter rail options

September 16, 2016 – San Antonio Express-News – Vianna Davila – SAN MARCOS — Mayors representing four large cities along Interstate 35, including Ivy Taylor of San Antonio and Steve Adler of Austin, said Friday they all agree connecting the ...

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20 Apr
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Covington: A new approach to regional rail in Central Texas

April 20, 2016 – Opinion / Austin-American Statesman / Sid Covington / Lone Star Rail Last week, the Lone Star Rail District board of directors voted overwhelmingly to improve our region’s mobility by endorsing the completion of an environmental impact ...

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06 Feb
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Austin Cap Metro board green-lights central corridor study

Project Connect is returning to Central Austin January 28, 2016 – AustinMonitor.com The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority board of directors approved on Monday a contract with the engineering firm AECOM to guide a new study of transportation in the urban ...

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22 Jan
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Southwestern Rail Conference Jan 21-22 2016

THE 12th ANNUAL SOUTHWESTERN RAIL CONFERENCE – January 21,22 – 2016 The Premier All-Rail Conference in Texas that covers freight and passenger rail issues.   Video presentations:  Thursday evening January 21 video – Urban & Regional Rail: Relieving Congestion Indigestion Moderator ...

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