HARLINGEN, RGV - Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell says Valley International Airport is on its way to becoming the Rio Grande Valley’s airport of choice. Boswell was bullish about the future of VIA following the launch of three-times daily American Airlines...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Outgoing South Padre Island Mayor Dennis Stahl says merging the Rio Grande Valley’s three metropolitan planning organizations will lead to more money for a second SPI causeway. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, the Valley could...
AUSTIN, Texas – Two transportation leaders from South Texas have testified at the state Capitol on a bill to establish a regional transit authority for the Rio Grande Valley. Although Andrew Canon, transportation director of Hidalgo County Metropolitan Planning Organization,...
MISSION, RGV - Mission Mayor Armando O’Caña is looking for other cities in the Rio Grande Valley to get behind his plan to “save” the Mission-Hidalgo Madero International Bridge project. A presidential permit to build a vehicular and rail bridge...
HARLINGEN, RGV – Valley International Airport will soon be just one stop away from major European destinations such as Amsterdam, Dusseldorf, London, Paris, and Rome. That is because American Airlines is starting direct flights from Harlingen to its major hub,...
MCALLEN, RGV - Aeromar has announced enhancements to its flight schedules connecting McAllen via Mexico City to Acapulco, Oaxaca, Puerto Escondido, San Luis Potosi and Ixtapa Zihuatanejo.  The announcement came the day after Jeremy Santoscoy, deputy director of aviation at...
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...
EDINBURG, RGV - In interviews and speeches at their respective swearing-in ceremonies, the county judges for Cameron and Hidalgo counties have thrown their weight behind uniting the Rio Grande Valley’s three metropolitan planning organizations.  A Metropolitan Planning Organization is a...
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"...
PORT MANSFIELD, RGV - The news about Port Mansfield’s ship channel getting dredged by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just gotten better, Willacy County Navigation District’s Executive Director Ron Mills reports. Mills initially thought the much-needed dredging from...

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