Last week, the Lone Star Rail District board of directors voted overwhelmingly to improve our region’s mobility by endorsing the completion of an environmental impact study already underway for a passenger rail line connecting San Antonio to Georgetown and cities in between.
Mayor Ivy Taylor addressed almost a dozen points of successes and challenges during her United State of the City Address on Tuesday.
If any further measures are needed to prove that Austin and San Antonio and everyone in between are going to be part of one vast metro area, it was visible in San Marcos on Thursday at the annual Growth Summit sponsored by the Business Journals in both cities.
Lone Star Rail District (LSRD), a proposed passenger rail project that would run between Austin and San Antonio, is seeking funding from VIA Metropolitan Transit.
By the year 2020, people in downtown San Antonio and Austin will be boarding the high speed LSTAR train for the 75-minute intercity ride instead of sitting in cars and trucks fighting traffic on a heavily-congested I-35 expressway.