December 8, 2019 - -

EDINBURG, RGV – The chairman of the Texas House Committee on Transportation says cities in the Rio Grande Valley should form a coalition to ensure their voices are heard as a new border transportation master plan is being developed.

State Rep. Terry Canales of Edinburg made the suggestion during a wide-ranging interview with the Rio Grande Guardian.

TxDOT, in collaboration and partnership with the Border Trade Advisory Committee, is working with U.S. and Mexican agencies and stakeholders to develop the Border Transportation Master Plan (BTMP).

The master plan will identify the cross-border challenges of moving people and goods and will include analysis of existing transportation systems – roadway, transit, pedestrian, pipeline, airport, maritime, and rail.

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