Tags: "San Antonio"

10 Sep
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Gas shortage reveals San Antonio needs better transit options

September 10, 2017 – Express-News Editorial Board – It didn’t have to be this way, San Antonio. We didn’t have to nearly run out of gas over Labor Day weekend. Long lines could have been avoided. The focus could have remained ...

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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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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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15 Sep
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New BNSF San Antonio yard improves US-Mex connectivity

September 15, 2016 – TRA Newswire – BNSF Railway has opened a new $40 million switching yard in southwestern Bexar County that will move freight faster between Mexico and South Texas. The rail site,  an old transfer point for Air Force recruits, previously housed a passenger ...

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24 Jul
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San Antonio rail startup strategy to use royalties not eminent domain

July 13, 2016 – San Antonio Business Journal Navigating right-of-way for land development can be like drawing blood from fiercely independent landowners. But a San Antonio technology startup is banking that it has cracked the code to prying some surface ...

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04 Jun
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High-speed passenger rail line could link San Antonio-Monterrey MX economy

June 1, 2016 – News4-San Antonio The first international passenger train between the U.S. and Mexico could become reality right here in south Texas. Congressman Henry Cuellar says we’re closer than ever to seeing a high-speed passenger rail line that links ...

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16 Apr
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Despite Setback, Lone Star Rail Moves Forward

April 16, 2016 – TheRivardReport.com The decision by Union Pacific to end its working relationship with Lone Star Rail District(LSRD) in February, was a blow in efforts to develop a passenger rail line between San Antonio and Austin. But in a special meeting ...

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20 Mar
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BNSF: announces $210 million Texas Capex plans include San Antonio yard

March 17, 2016 – Progressive Railroading BNSF Railway Co. has rolled out more of its 2016 state-by-state capital expenditure plans, with the latest programs announced for Texas, Illinois and Kansas. In Texas, BNSF will spend $210 million this year to ...

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