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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...

Yet another comprehensive study points to need for Austin-San Antonio regional rail service

July 3rd, 2023
July 3, 2023 - TRA Newswire -A local case study released recently, points out there are problems and pitfalls but there are also strong possibilities and a pathway to establishing regional passenger rail service in the heavily travelled I-35 corridor...

STUDY: Rail between San Antonio-Austin could have highest ridership out of any city pairs in Texas

June 26th, 2023
June 26, 2023 - - A recently published master's thesis found that a high-quality San Antonio to Austin train would have the highest ridership out of any other city pairs in Texas. Modeling results show that a train between the...

Two grassroots groups in Central Texas want to see more Austin to San Antonio trains

June 11th, 2023
June 11, 2023 - TRA Newswire -"Imagine a fast, frequent, reliable train running between San Antonio and Austin. Say goodbye to traffic." That is the aim of a new, grassroots organization formed in the Austin area called RESTART Lone Star...

Lone Star Rail District rising? Supports TxDOT's application for FRA Corridor Development program

March 4th, 2023
March 4, 2023 - TRA Newswire -In a recent letter to Texas Transportation Commission Chairman Bruce Bugg, Lone Star Rail District Interim Executive Director Ross Milloy said the rail organization is pleased to hear that TxDOT intends to file an...

Legislators push transpo committee to study Austin-San Antonio passenger rail

September 28th, 2019
September 27, 2019 - - State legislators representing San Antonio and Austin wrote a letter to the House Transportation Committee chairman Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, asking him to research passenger rail options between the cities in advance of the next...

Lone Star Rail Hopes to Secure Funding in 2016

January 7th, 2016
January 7, 2016 - TWC News AUSTIN--Four cities and a community college have bought into the region's next mass transit plan. Lone Star Rail could connect to every city between San Antonio and Georgetown, cutting hours out of some people's commutes. The...

San Antonio City Council includes rail to Austin in budget

September 14th, 2015
Sepember 10, 2015 - San Antonio Express News San Antonio became the third city to set aside funding for the Lone Star Rail District line when it voted Thursday to include $500,000 for the project in its annual budget. The money will...

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