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San Antonio could receive new train routes if TxDOT secures federal funds

October 26th, 2022
October 26, 2022 - KENS-TV / San Antonio -The proposal would likely expand existing services from San Antonio and add new routes connecting the Rio Grande Valley all the way up to Dallas.They say everything is bigger in Texas, but...

'Hell has frozen over': After $85 billion for road construction, Texas asks for federal rail funding

October 10th, 2022
October 10, 2020 - San Antonio Express-News - Shepard Price -The Texas Department of Transportation is asking the federal government for millions in railroad funding after focusing mainly on roadway infrastructure in recent years. In a letter dated Oct. 5, Marc D. Williams, the executive...

Houston, Austin, San Antonio Mayors ask TxDOT to engage in intercity rail development program

October 3rd, 2022
October 3, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Mayors of Houston, Austin and San Antonio have asked the Executive Director of TxDOT to participate in a passenger rail corridor  program being developed as part of the Infrastructure bill passed by Congress.In a...

San Antonio receives $168 million for bus lanes, no trains

March 30th, 2022
March 29, 2022 - TRA Newswire - San Antonio, the 7th largest U.S. city with no area-wide public rail system, is in line to get $158 million from President Biden's 2023 budget request for.... more buses. Biden released his FY 2023 budget...

Amtrak Prez/CEO meets with U.S. Rep Cuellar on Texas-Mexico passenger service

March 25th, 2022
March 25, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Amtrak President /CEO Stephen Gardner and Chief Financial Officer Tracie Winbigler met recently with U.S. Rep Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo) to discuss passenger service between San Antonio and Monterrey, Mexico. According to San Antonio radio...

Mexico confirms plans for Monterrey-San Antonio high-speed train

November 25th, 2021
November 24, 2021 - BNAmericans.com - Mexican officials confirmed plans for a 400km high-speed train between Nuevo León state capital Monterrey and San Antonio in Texas. The idea emerged in the 1990s already, when the US, Mexico, and Canada signed the first...

Mexico revives dream of San Antonio-to-Monterrey rail service

September 5th, 2021
September 1, 2021 - Randy Diamond, San Antonio Express-News - For more than three decades, politicians and rail advocates have dreamed of building a passenger train link between San Antonio and Monterrey, northern Mexico’s largest city. Each time, they’ve woken up with...

Mexican rail officials address needed international Monterrey to San Antonio passenger service

July 30th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE - Updated August 5, 2021  - TRA Newswire - In a special Texas Rail Advocates online presentation Wednesday evening August 4th, officials of Mexico's state-owned rail system laid out how they want to address a passenger rail corridor between Monterrey,...

Support growing for 'Amtrak ConnectsUS' Texas rail service

July 5th, 2021
July 5, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Ever since Amtrak unveiled its vision to expand passenger rail service in key short-run corridors around the country earlier this year, interest has been growing in broadening train service to link Texas' major cities...

Would an Intercity Passenger Rail Trust Fund bring more trains to Texas?

February 12th, 2021
February 12, 2021 - TRA News Report - Amtrak CEO Bill Flynn, in a letter to Congress, has outlined several priorities for the national passenger rail network that he runs. Approval by Congress of two of Flynn's priorities would have a...

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