Transportation

Browse Documents
by Date or Issue:
  • LAREDO MORNING TIMES: Cuellar unveils route, service options
    Posted in In The News on August 8, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation, Jobs and Economy

    Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, recently announced the Federal Railroad Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation’s release of 10 service and route options for high-speed passenger rail service connecting Oklahoma City, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, Laredo and South Texas. Last week, the Texas Department of Transportation will seek public input from the Laredo community to include in the study’s draft environmental impact statement for the Texas-Oklahoma Passenger Rail Study. Read more

  • RIVARD REPORT: River Authority Announces $6.2 Million Reimbursement for County
    Posted in In The News on August 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    San Antonio River Authority representatives and elected officials gathered Monday to announce the transfer of $6.2 million in Mission Reach reimbursement funds from the River Authority to the County. The funds, which were passed from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to the River Authority, make up just over 10% of USACE’s $61.3 million total commitment to the County for the $271.4 million project. River Authority General Manager Suzanne Scott, County Judge Nelson Wolff, Rep. Will Hurd(D2... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar Announces Critical Step Forward in the Development of High-Speed Rail in South Texas
    Posted in Press Release on July 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) today announced the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)’s release of 10 service and route options for high-speed passenger rail service connecting Oklahoma City, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, Laredo, and South Texas. The options are evaluated in the (Tier 1) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). This is a key step forward on a project Congressman Cuellar has been working on since 2008. This study ev... Read more

  • Tren rápido Monterrey-San Antonio, en análisis
    Posted in In The News on July 24, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation, Jobs and Economy

    El Departamento de Transporte de Texas presentará este año un estudio que se encuentra en análisis para la construcción de un tren rápido de San Antonio a Monterrey, informó el congresista demócrata Henry Cuéllar. El legislador reveló ante medios estadounidenses que el proyecto fue presentado a inicios de 2014 ante la Secretaría de Transporte de Estados Unidos en Washington, D.C. La distancia que separa a San Antonio de Monterrey es de unos 483 kilómetros que actualmente representan un trayecto ... Read more

  • ALCALDES DE MEXICO: Presentarán en dos meses estudio sobre tren que conectará a Monterrey con Texas
    Posted in In The News on July 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation, Jobs and Economy

    El estudio que realiza el Departamento de Transporte de Texas sobre el tren rápido de Monterrey a San Antonio, el primer paso de gran importancia para que se concrete este proyecto, será presentado en uno o dos meses más, dijo Henry Cuéllar, congresista demócrata por el distrito 28 de Texas. “Esperamos que el estudio del Departamento de Transporte de Texas en donde se trata el tren rápido de Monterrey a San Antonio sea presentado en uno o dos meses más, en realidad se tardó, pero lo quieren hace... Read more

  • MARTI NOTICIAS: Control del tráfico aéreo cubano en manos de Rusia
    Posted in In The News on June 30, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation, Border & Homeland Security

    Control del tráfico aéreo cubano en manos de Rusia Un vuelo chárter aterriza en el aeropuerto internacional José Martí de La Habana. La noticia llega una semana después que a una delegación congresional estadounidense se les negara la visa para viajar a Cuba y evaluar la seguridad de aeropuertos cubanos. Azimut, la mayor compañía rusa de sistemas electrónicos para la aviación civil, selló un contrato con el régimen de Cuba para crear un nuevo sistema de control del tráfico aéreo (ATC) en la isla... Read more

  • FEDERAL NEWS RADIO: 99 percent satisfaction at TSA? Congressman questions agencies’ customer service data
    Posted in In The News on June 8, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation, Appropriations

    99 percent satisfaction at TSA? Congressman questions agencies’ customer service data Agencies are too selective about what they choose to include — and omit — in their quarterly customer service reports onPerformance.gov, one congressman said. And he wants agencies to start holding themselves to higher performance standards, preferably measures they don’t create for themselves. Take the Transportation Security Administration, for example. Of the six performance indicators TSAlists on Performanc... Read more

  • SAN ANTONIO BUSINESS JOURNAL: Congressman: Transportation sector's FAST Act saved oil field workers
    Posted in In The News on June 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    A recently passed law that will bring an estimated $18.2 billion in funding for highways and other transportation projects in Texas came at a good time for the Lone Star State's ailing oil and gas sector, Congressman Will Hurd told energy industry leaders. During a late Friday afternoon speech before the Eagle Ford ConsortiumConference in San Antonio, Hurd (R-Helotes) said the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, or the FAST Act, has brought a construction boom to the same communities fe... Read more

  • SANANTONIONEWS: High-speed passenger rail line could link San Antonio to Monterrey
    Posted in In The News on June 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation, Appropriations

    High-speed passenger rail line could link San Antonio to Monterrey SAN ANTONIO -- The first international passenger train between the U.S. and Mexico could become reality right here in south Texas. Congressman Henry Cuellar says we're closer than ever to seeing a high-speed passenger rail line that links San Antonio to Monterrey. He's been pushing for this project since 2008. He calls it an economic game-changer, shrinking a commute that many already make from five hours down to two. "If you tal... Read more

  • CPEXECUTIVE: $144M San Antonio Federal Courthouse to Begin Construction
    Posted in In The News on May 30, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Construction on a new Federal Courthouse in San Antonio gets the green light. San Antonio Federal Courthouse San Antonio—The U.S. House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure authorized funding for the General Services Administration’s (GSA) plans to construct a new federal courthouse in San Antonio for the Western District of Texas. This represents the final Congressional authorization GSA needed to start developing the Courthouse project. “The design of our new federal courthouse has bee... Read more