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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...

San Antonio could receive new train routes if TxDOT secures federal funds

October 26th, 2022
October 26, 2022 - KENS-TV / San Antonio -The proposal would likely expand existing services from San Antonio and add new routes connecting the Rio Grande Valley all the way up to Dallas.They say everything is bigger in Texas, but...

'Hell has frozen over': After $85 billion for road construction, Texas asks for federal rail funding

October 10th, 2022
October 10, 2020 - San Antonio Express-News - Shepard Price -The Texas Department of Transportation is asking the federal government for millions in railroad funding after focusing mainly on roadway infrastructure in recent years. In a letter dated Oct. 5, Marc D. Williams, the executive...

Houston, Austin, San Antonio Mayors ask TxDOT to engage in intercity rail development program

October 3rd, 2022
October 3, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Mayors of Houston, Austin and San Antonio have asked the Executive Director of TxDOT to participate in a passenger rail corridor  program being developed as part of the Infrastructure bill passed by Congress.In a...

San Antonio receives $168 million for bus lanes, no trains

March 30th, 2022
March 29, 2022 - TRA Newswire - San Antonio, the 7th largest U.S. city with no area-wide public rail system, is in line to get $158 million from President Biden's 2023 budget request for.... more buses. Biden released his FY 2023 budget...

Amtrak Prez/CEO meets with U.S. Rep Cuellar on Texas-Mexico passenger service

March 25th, 2022
March 25, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Amtrak President /CEO Stephen Gardner and Chief Financial Officer Tracie Winbigler met recently with U.S. Rep Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo) to discuss passenger service between San Antonio and Monterrey, Mexico. According to San Antonio radio...

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