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The river barge features an all-electric motor which is nearly silent during operation. Photo by Scott Ball.

Buena Vista Barges: Local Underdog for the River Barge Contract

Editor’s note: Several local and national firms are competing for the 10-year, multimillion-dollar contract with the City of San Antonio to operate the new San Antonio River Walk barges. 

The following commentary was written by Melanie Tawil, a representative of Mery & Associates, which submitted a proposal to be considered for the contract.