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MCALLEN, Texas - When acquiring right of way for the I-69 Connector, enough land should be purchased to build a rail line inside the two lanes of highway. This is the view of Keith Patridge, president of the McAllen Economic...
MCALLEN, Texas - Additional funding for the South Padre Island 2nd Causeway project could be obtained through a new discretionary grant program allied to the infrastructure spending legislation recently passed by Congress. This is the view of Andrew Canon, executive...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Ultimately, it will be the airlines that will decide if the Rio Grande Valley ends up with one major international airport, rather than the three smaller ones it has now. This is the view of Marvin "Marv"...
The Pharr Interchange is a major artery in the Rio Grande Valley. It links the cities of Pharr, McAllen, and Edinburg and directs traffic north to San Antonio, west to Laredo, and east to Brownsville.  Since 2016, working with our...
MISSION, Texas - A memorandum between the cities of McAllen and Mission and their respective economic development corporations could help spur development of a new international airport at Moore Air Base, which could, in turn, attract Southwest Airlines. This is...
MCALLEN, Texas - A top maquila leader believes the City of McAllen can attract even more business men and women from Mexico to the Rio Grande Valley thanks to improved connectivity at the McAllen International Airport. Enrique Castro has led...
WESLACO, RGV - A top transportation official in the Rio Grande Valley predicts the Edcouch-Elsa area will become very popular for motorists once reconstruction of the U.S. 83/U.S. 281 Pharr Interchange gets underway. Andrew Canon, director of Hidalgo County Metropolitan...
Every year the State of Texas is required by law to update its 10-year plan to build transportation infrastructure around the entire state.  This cycle South Texas is projected to receive a windfall of infrastructure dollars, amounting to over $2.2...
PHARR, RGV - The Pharr Interchange will undergo major reconstruction for three years beginning 2020 to alleviate the current traffic congestion during peak hours. Last month, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) approved the issuing of a request for qualifications...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The governor-elect of Nuevo León says developing a high-speed passenger train between San Antonio and Monterrey will help improve security for border crossers. Samuel Garcia Sepulveda was in Washington, D.C., this week to develop partnerships and find...

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