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 Central and South Texas, more closely linking the two population centers at either end of what many already see as the state’s next metroplex. It could help people and businesses more effectively move up and down the corridor of more than 5 million people, better connecting them to jobs and housing. Train stations could become hot spots for development, while reductions in traffic congestion could boost quality of life even for those who don’t use the train.

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