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County Judges meet with Union Pacific in DC over I-35 passenger rail service

February 12th, 2024
February 12, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Two of the most powerful Texas county judges along the I-35 corridor met with Union Pacific officials in Washington earlier today to begin talks about starting passenger rail service, according to a post on...

County judges in I-35 Lone Star Rail Corridor disappointed in lack of funding for rail

December 11th, 2023
December 11, 2023 - SanAntonioReport.org - Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai joined his counterparts in Travis and Dallas counties Friday in expressing their disappointment that a passenger rail expansion plan connecting the major metros was left out of a major funding...

Federal railroad grant denied for passenger rail in central Texas

December 9th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - Fox4Austin.com - On Friday, the Federal Railroad Administration approved five corridors for passenger rail expansion in Texas and excluded the corridor connecting Austin, San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth."So that is disappointing news, but it's not the end...

The busy I-35 Lone Star Rail Corridor didn't make the first round of federal rail grants

December 8th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - TRA Newswire -As reported by MySanAntonio.com today, the County Judges of two of the largest Texas metro areas, Austin and San Antonio, were miffed why the I-35 Lone Star Rail Corridor wasn't included on today's list...

Travis and Bexar County Judges team up for Lone Star Rail Corridor trains

December 7th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - TRA Newswire -County Judges from two of Texas' largest metropolitan areas say that it's time for trains to connect their regions and beyond.Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai and Travis County Judge Andy Brown were on X...

Austin-to-San Antonio commuter train once again being discussed

October 11th, 2023
October 11, 2023 - KXAN.com -A long-held goal of some regional leaders, establishing regular commuter trains between Austin and San Antonio, may be getting back on track.Dedicated commuter rail service between the two cities could have a transformative impact on...

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...

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

June 26th, 2023
June 26, 2023 - RestartLoneStarRailDistrict.org - 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...

Austin-San Antonio corridor's growth boosts developments, inches closer to forming a metroplex - "rail connection necessary"

January 20th, 2023
January 20, 2023 - CommunityImpact.com -Each day, between 100,000 and 150,000 vehicles use the section of I-35 between San Antonio and Austin. Austin-San Antonio Corridor Council President Ross Milloy: "I still think that a rail connection between Austin and San Antonio...

New group wants to convince San Antonio to support rail transit

December 9th, 2022
December 9, 2022 - SanAntonioReport.org -Around a snack-filled table inside of a vintage train car at San Antonio‚Äôs Texas Transportation Museum, 12 members of San Antonians for Rail Transit ranging in age from five to 70 met in early December for the...

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