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New interest for regional passenger rail between Austin and San Antonio

July 23rd, 2023
July 23, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Is there a new ray of hope for the millions of people living in Austin, San Antonio and points in between for a regional passenger rail service?Ever since the demise of the proposed Lone...

Amtrak Studying Feasilibity of San Antonio-Austin Commuter Service

January 8th, 2017
January 6, 2017 - - 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, they...

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

December 22nd, 2016
December 22, 2016 - 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 that control...

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

December 16th, 2016
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 commuter...

Central Texas Board Votes to Pull Out of Lone Star Rail

October 18th, 2016
October 17, 2016 - 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 plan. The...

I-35 mayors want commuter rail options

September 18th, 2016
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 region...

Covington: A new approach to regional rail in Central Texas

April 20th, 2016
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 study...

Austin Cap Metro board green-lights central corridor study

February 6th, 2016
Project Connect is returning to Central Austin January 28, 2016 - 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 core dubbed...

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