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...
DONNA, RGV - A new international bus service is starting soon between Donna and Rio Bravo to cater to Saturday shoppers. The service is a collaboration between Valley Metro, an agency of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council, the...
The Texas Transportation Commission recently approved an update of TxDOT’s $70 billion Unified Transportation Program (UTP). The UTP represents a 10-year project funding outlook that includes new plans to add or improve more than 1,200 miles of roadways to improve...
Technology and smart policy are the reason Texas is the number one oil and natural gas producing state in world’s number one oil and natural gas producing country. Texans are experts at responsibly producing oil and natural and safely transporting...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Four international ports of entry on the South Texas border have been given the green light to proceed with infrastructure projects that will be donated to the federal government. The four ports are Anzalduas International Bridge in...
DONNA, RGV - Donna officials predict their city’s economy will not only grow but also diversify following a key decision by the federal government that opens the way for expansion of the Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge. Under the Donations Acceptance...
LAREDO, Texas - The route of an ultra-high-speed transportation project that would connect Laredo to San Antonio, Houston, Austin, and Dallas, is a good idea, according to local leaders. Hyperloop One is preparing to build a system for moving passengers...
The Texas Department of Transportation has turned 100. Originally formed as the Texas Highway Department on April 4, 1917, by the 35th Legislature, TxDOT has become a vital part of our quality of life and economic growth. TxDOT now maintains...

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