May 23, 2024 - - 

The push to connect San Antonio and the state capital via rail looks to be picking up steam.

Four San Antonio City Council members and two local state reps signed on to a letter sent to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg this week advocating for reliable rail transit between South Texas and Austin.

Authored by Austin’s Councilman Zohaib “Zo” Qadri, the letter sent on Tuesday a coalition of 20 South and Central Texas elected officials is ready to work with regional, state and federal stakeholders on the project.

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