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Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

CAMPO gives boost to regional park-and-ride plan

A beleaguered plan to build a pack of new park-and-rides across the Austin metropolitan area finally caught a break on Monday evening. The proposals include a commuter lot in Dripping Springs.

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

What is Prop 1? Why do Hays County’s top officials unanimously support it?

WITH VIDEO | Local leaders have lined up behind a ballot initiative that would free up $1.7 billion-plus each year to expand and improve the state’s roadways.

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Video: Roadway study leads to effort to save massive bee colony

While checking out the trees along U.S. 183 near Austin’s airport, environmental analysts for the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority came across something they didn’t expect – a giant beehive. An estimated 30,000 to 40,000 honeybees live...

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Commissioners welcome I-35 roadside assistance program

The Hays County Commissioners Court on Tuesday officially welcomed the Highway Emergency Response Operator program to Hays County.

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Mayor wins funding for freight rail relocation study

The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization last month approved almost $27 million in federal funds for projects that include new buses for Texas State University and a study on rerouting freight train traffic away from population centers...

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

County gives initial approval to new roads plan [PRO]

In a rare unanimous decision, Hays County commissioners voted this morning to “conceptually” accept a reworked roads package from the state transportation department that scraps plans for Ranch Road 12 expansion but includes improvements to Interstate 35...

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