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Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

First bullet train meeting focuses on station locations

Attendees at the first public meeting on a proposed high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston told federal officials they’re for the project — so long as the stations are conveniently located downtown.

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Audio: Is light rail going to solve Austin’s road congestion?

As the debate over rail projects takes place on state and local levels, Austin voters will weigh in this year on a ballot measure that would allow the city to borrow money toward expanding its light-rail network....

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Lockhart man struck, killed by big rig while walking on I-35 in San Marcos

San Marcos police are investigating an auto-pedestrian collision Tuesday afternoon that claimed the life of a Lockhart man on Interstate 35.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

The bullet train that could change everything

In Texas, a new model for high-speed rail is hurtling forward. If successful, it could mark a turning point for the development of public transportation around the country.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

TxDOT foresees ‘negligible’ aquifer impacts from SH 45 SW

More than 600 people crowded into a south Austin high school cafeteria last week to weigh-in on a draft environmental report on Texas 45 Southwest, a controversial toll road that would connect the southern terminus of MoPac...

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Shopping hordes to close I-35 ramps for tax-free weekend at San Marcos outlets

The northbound McCarty Lane exit ramp and southbound Centerpoint Road exit ramp will be closed 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 to accommodate increased traffic at the outlet malls during tax-free weekend.

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

McCarty Lane, Willow Creek road work to start Monday

Hays County road crews are poised to begin a flurry of major repairs to roadways outside the San Marcos city limits south of town, including McCarty Lane and streets in the Willow Creek neighborhood.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

As Texas traffic forecasts worsen, some worry of a drag on state economy

WITH AUDIO | The population of Texas could nearly double by 2050, prompting some to worry that not enough is being done to avoid a future traffic nightmare and the drag on the economy that could come...

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

City to shut down heavily traveled Sessom Drive for more than a month

Sessom Drive between Loquat Street and North LBJ Drive — a ⅓-mile segment used by nearly 10,000 vehicles each weekday — will be closed to traffic for five weeks or more starting Wednesday, July 9.

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Proposed Dallas-Houston rail line to get federal review

The Federal Railroad Administration published a document on its website Wednesday officially kicking off a highly anticipated environmental review of a proposed high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston.

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