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

January 20th, 2023
January 20, 2023 - -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...

Supply chain troubles: KCS offers crews to UP and BNSF to move snarled trains in Houston

April 30th, 2022
April 30, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Railroads are having a tough go with supply chain hiccups across the country and Texas is not immune to the consequences.In a letter to the Surface Transportation Board, Kansas City Southern (KCS) indicated that...

Opinion/Analysis: DFW and the transportation system plaguing it

April 16th, 2022
April 15, 2022 - Migchalee Gonzalez, - As the seasons shift from sporadic ice storms to torrential downpours and tornado watches, one inconvenience is preparing to live on. Whether by snow or rain, as soon as precipitation finds its way...

Union Pacific working to reduce supply chain service challenges

April 14th, 2022
April 14, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Railroads, like airlines, truckers and maritime providers continue to feel the effects of supply chain hiccups. Union Pacific, not immune to service challenges, notified its customers this week that it will remove up to...

Post-storm intermodal congestion in Dallas could last weeks longer

March 9th, 2021
March 8, 2021 - - Chassis equipment providers are warning importers, some of whom have been waiting to retrieve their containers for almost a month, that it could be another couple of weeks before cargo flow returns to normal at...

I-35 in Austin: worst traffic congestion in Texas (with no rail planned)

December 3rd, 2020
December 3, 2020 -TRA Newswire - It should come as no surprise to anyone who drives I-35 through Austin. The stretch of the interstate from U.S. Highway 290 north to State Highway 71, Ben White Boulevard in the south, has been identified...

A tale of two cities: railroads address congestion in Chicago, Houston

May 18th, 2019
May 16, 2019 - - Rail congestion in regions such as Chicago and Houston may have eased for now, but the railroads will still need to find ways to increase capacity at those busy city locations as the U.S. population...

Houston area leaders: Time to push transportation improvements beyond adding / widening freeways

January 1st, 2017
December 23, 2016 - Houston Chronicle - Dug Begley - Houston-area officials, and especially drivers, have known for years the region's roads are strained and congested, but a panel earlier this month with the county judges of the area's largest suburban...

Houston Mayor: Wider roads only draw more traffic congestion

February 6th, 2016
“The traditional strategy of adding capacity … exacerbates urban congestion problems.” February 1, 2016 - Eric Jaffe - Count new Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner among the growing crowd of local transportation officials wary of road-expansion as a solution to traffic problems....

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