WESLACO, RGV - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn says he will speak to Transportation Secretary Elaine Lan Chao about getting more federal funding to the Rio Grande Valley. Texas’ senior senator made the commitment at...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Cameron County Commissioners Court has unanimously approved a $1.6 billion plan to fund countywide transportation infrastructure improvements. The plan involves setting up a countywide Transportation Reinvestment Zone whereby the County dedicates a portion of the tax increment...
WESLACO, RGV – A new highway in Mexico may never enter the U.S., but it is taking Dr. Luis Ribera, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agricultural economist in Weslaco, on the road. Because the highway will bring a flood...
McALLEN, RGV - Revenues collected from trucks crossing international bridges in Hidalgo County should be pooled together and divided among the cities that own the bridges, says McAllen Mayor Jim Darling. Darling acknowledges it is a radical proposal but says...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Cameron County officials are preparing for a potential visit by Presidents Obama and Peña Nieto in April, when the first new international rail bridge between the U.S. and Mexico for 105 years is officially opened. Pete Sepulveda,...
WESLACO, RGV - Even though opposition from state lawmakers and Texas voters to toll roads has grown in recent years, the State Highway 365 project from Mission to Pharr will remain a tollway. This is the view of Pilar Rodriguez,...
WESLACO, RGV - The Rio Grande Guardian's latest livestream interview on Facebook takes place Monday afternoon at 2 p.m. It is with Andrew Canon, director of Hidalgo County Metropolitan Planning Organization. The livestream came about after Canon gave a presentation...
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...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Brownsville Navigation District held a news conference recently to announce funding to deepen the Port of Brownsville ship channel. NextDecade Corporation, which is considering building a liquefied natural gas export terminal...
I have been reading, with great interest, the different opinions on the Metropolitan Planning Organization merger issue. I would like to remind the people of the Rio Grande Valley that two previous merger issues have been approved with great benefits...

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