EDINBURG, RGV - The Texas Department of Transportation is committed to helping the Rio Grande Valley with its mobility needs, says the new chairman of the Texas Transportation Commission. J. Bruce Bugg, Jr., brought TXDOT’s senior management team to the...
WESLACO, RGV - Pharr Mayor and Hidalgo County MPO Chairman Ambrosio Hernandez says he hopes cities across the Rio Grande Valley will look closely at new information provided by TXDOT about the possibility of additional transportation funding coming to...
WESLACO, RGV - Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez is not yet ready to support a united Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Rio Grande Valley. Currently, there are three MPOs for the region - Hidalgo County MPO, Harlingen-San Benito MPO, and Brownsville...
MCALLEN, RGV - State Sen. Juan Hinojosa says he expects Rio Grande Valley leaders to agree to merge the region’s three Metropolitan Planning Organizations before the year is out. If that happens, Hinojosa said, the Valley can look forward to...
SAN BENITO, RGV - SpaceX is expected to begin monthly rocket launches from Boca Chica Beach in December of 2018, Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr., said at an event on Wednesday. At a coffee morning event hosted by San...
LAREDO, Texas – Considered the busiest land port in the United States, the World Trade Bridge is to undergo a major transformation. A $100 million plan will cover areas such as the Federal Inspection Station, a specific lane for FAST...
WESLACO, RGV - On average, over 41 drunk-driving incidents occur daily in Hidalgo County, state Rep. Armando Martinez stated at an Uber news conference. The Rio Grande Valley Partnership hosted the launch of Uber in the Rio Grande Valley on...
DONNA, RGV - Talk to any Donna city council member and they will tell you their interim city manager and bridge consultant, Ernesto Silva, is innovative and forward-thinking. Now, the rest of the Rio Grande Valley is aware also. On...
HARLINGEN, RGV - State Rep. Armando Martinez is licking his wounds and promising to soldier on after his top legislative agenda item went down in flames at the very end of the 85th legislative session. House Bill 1986 sought to...
EDINBURG, RGV - Valley Metro has thrown its weight behind legislation from state Rep. Armando “Mando” Martinez that would create a regional transit authority for Hidalgo, Cameron, and Willacy counties. House Bill 1986 has passed the House and is set...

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