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New law signed by Governor creates Valley regional transit authority

May 27th, 2019
May 27, 2019 - TRA Newswire - Governor Greg Abbott has signed into law House Bill 71 that creates a regional transit authority (RTA) in the Rio Grande Valley. The bill, authored by Texas Representative Armando "Mando" Martinez (Weslaco), creates a regional...

Testimony given on RGVs Regional Transit Authority bill

March 4th, 2019
March 3, 2019 -  - House Bill 71 would model a regional transit authority for the Valley based on the DART system in Dallas.   Two transportation leaders from South Texas have testified at the state Capitol on a bill to establish...

Actually, a few positive rail bills filed in Austin

March 3rd, 2019
Updated to March 4, 2019 - TRA Newswire - Amidst an onslaught of bills filed by rural legislators intent on killing high-speed rail in Texas, there is a smattering of positive freight and passenger rail bills filed this session in Austin. Rep....

Rep. Martinez builds support for RGV light rail project ahead of legislative session

November 18th, 2018
November 11, 2018 - - WESLACO, RGV – State Rep. Armando Martinez says he is building support for legislation that could lead to light rail coming to the Rio Grande Valley. The Weslaco Democrat’s bill, setting up a regional transit authority,...

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