Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff say rail won’t be part of a new mass transit proposal presented to voters in 2019.
High-speed passenger rail connecting Texas cities is back in the conversation as San Antonio squares off against growth and congestion.
If San Antonio can draw lessons from this week’s gasoline panic, it’s that our future cannot rely solely on cars and the gas that powers them.
My wife Monika and I were looking to escape.
The consolidation of San Antonio and Austin into a single statistical “megaregion” offers some obvious appeal to civic boosters and those concerned about future economic growth.
San Antonians have only begun to feel the pangs of traffic congestion, Councilman Ron Nirenberg (D8) said Saturday, and one of the ways to relieve the existing and future intensity of the problem is light rail.
Editor’s note: The following is a copy of the prepared remarks Councilman Ron Nirenberg delivered Saturday afternoon during his State of the District address at Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center.
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Before it’s too late and we become a sprawling city of expressway and downtown gridlock, San Antonio needs to embrace new and better ways of moving people in and out and through the city.