WESLACO, RGV - The development of a light rail corridor from Rio Grande City to Brownsville could free up funds to provide more bus routes into the rural parts of the Rio Grande Valley, including its colonias. This is the...
WESLACO, RGV - State Rep. Armando Martinez says he is building support for legislation that could lead to light rail coming to the Rio Grande Valley. The Weslaco Democrat's bill, setting up a regional transit authority, is likely to be...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - While the U.S. federal government promotes the separation of the border with a wall, here entrepreneurs and elected officials from Mexico and the United States, seek to connect each other through a highway to...
HARLINGEN, RGV - South Padre Island Mayor Dennis Stahl says he will do all he can to encourage Rio Grande Valley residents to fly Frontier Airlines from Valley International Airport direct to Denver and/or Chicago. The more people use Frontier,...
WESLACO, RGV - Rio Grande Valley leaders are hailing an enhanced alliance by the region’s four public transit authorities, saying their collaboration will lead to buses running more frequently. Valley Metro, McAllen Metro, Brownsville Metro, and South Padre Island’s Island...
PORT MANSFIELD, RGV - With tens of millions of dollars now appropriated by Congress to dredge Port Mansfield’s ship channel, Willacy County Navigation District’s leaders are thinking of ways to improve its commercial viability. Ron Mills, the district’s executive director,...
PORT MANSFIELD, RGV - Ron Mills, port director for Willacy County Navigation District, and public policy advocate and consultant Ron Whitlock have secured tens of millions of dollars to dredge the ship channel at Port Mansfield.  Without the ship channel...
PHARR, RGV - The City of Pharr, Pharr Economic Development Corporation and the Greater Pharr Chamber of Commerce will host the Rio Grande Valley’s first international trucking expo next month. The Pharr International Trucking Expo takes place Sept. 29, 2018...
EDINBURG, RGV - A transportation leader in the Rio Grande Valley says there is no comparison as to the return on investment from building a light rail system and expanding the I-2/I-69C interchange in Pharr. A rail system wins hands...
PHARR, RGV - When state Sen. Juan Hinojosa speaks publicly at a groundbreaking or ribbon-cutting ceremony he invariably makes news. Such was the case last Thursday when the veteran lawmaker from McAllen spoke at a celebration of the widening of...

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