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

June 26th, 2023
June 26, 2023 - - 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...

Proposed rail line between San Antonio and Austin could ease I-35 congestion

September 15th, 2019
September 6, 2019 - - SAN ANTONIO - Bumper to bumper traffic on I-35 between San Antonio and Austin is nothing new, especially during a Friday commute. But a proposed rail line between the two cities could ease congestion on the busy highway. The traffic...

Will adding 3 more lanes to I-35 solve Austin & Central Texas' transportation problems?

May 18th, 2019
May 13, 2019 - - Some See A Plan To Expand I-35 As A Betrayal Of Austin’s Environmental Values - Last week, the Austin City Council voted to back the Green New Deal, a national plan to tackle climate change that...

Transportation groups discuss how, and whether, to move forward with commuter rail in I-35 corridor

December 16th, 2016
December 16, 2016 - Vianna Davila - San Antonio Express-News - SAN MARCOS — San Antonio and Austin transportation officials pledged Friday to continue studying how to relieve congestion along the Interstate 35 corridor, a plan that has long included commuter...

I-35 mayors want commuter rail options

September 18th, 2016
September 16, 2016 - San Antonio Express-News - Vianna Davila - SAN MARCOS — Mayors representing four large cities along Interstate 35, including Ivy Taylor of San Antonio and Steve Adler of Austin, said Friday they all agree connecting the region...

I-35 High-speed rail project could put local, state economies into top gear

August 17th, 2016
Jessica Attas - Board of Contributors - If you’ve been in Central Texas long, you’ve likely realized the importance of Interstate 35 to our region, making possible that quick trip up to Dallas or down to Austin. In actuality, I-35 extends...

Congressman Cuellar working to develop high speed passenger rail in Laredo, South Texas

July 27th, 2016
July 27, 2016 - Special to the Times Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, announced Wednesday the Federal Railroad Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation’s release of 10 service and route options for high-speed passenger rail service connecting Oklahoma City, Fort Worth,...

Texas/Oklahoma Passenger Rail Study: energize it or put it on a dusty shelf

July 27th, 2016
If the future of high speed passenger rail in the I-35 corridor means anything to you then here is your ONE chance to see, speak out and comment on it. The recently released Texas-Oklahoma Passenger Rail Study from the Texas Department of...

TxDOT, FRA seeking input on passenger rail study

July 24th, 2016
July 18, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are seeking public input on proposed intercity rail services between Oklahoma City and South Texas. The Interstate 35 corridor currently has Amtrak...

Union Pacific pulls out of Lone Star Rail Austin-San Antonio corridor plan

February 11th, 2016
UP ends agreement to consider proposed route using freight tracks February 10, 2016 - Union Pacific dealt a major blow to a proposal to connect San Antonio and Austin with passenger rail by pulling one of its tracks from a possible...

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