Posted on: December 10, 2017

In The News: Federal report supports bullet train with stop between College Station and Huntsville

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GRIMES COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX)- Federal officials narrowed the possible paths for a Dallas-Houston bullet train down to one likely route Friday, providing an unknown number of rural Texans the most definitive answer so far as to whether their land will be in...

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Posted on: December 10, 2017

In The News: Report proposes short-term, long-term changes to F.M. 2818

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A report accepted by the Bryan/College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization this week identifies many interim and long-term projects to improve the F.M. 2818 corridor. 

Increasing supply, decreasing demand and improving traffic flow and safe...

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Posted on: December 10, 2017

In The News: College Station making changes to FM 2818 corridor to address traffic

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COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - College Station is working on traffic changes along the FM 2818 corridor as the city continues to grow in that direction.

The city is doing several things to relieve congestion.

The area along FM 2818 is booming in College Sta...

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

In The News: Pedestrian Project OK'd for University

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The College Station City Council unanimously approved a $6 million construction contract Thursday for pedestrian improvements to University Drive. 

The second phase of improvements to the notoriously busy and hazardous roadway will focus on the st...

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Posted on: November 18, 2017

In The News: Taking a Toll on Texans' Wallets

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Angela Dean spends at least $200 a month to cover after-school care for her 5-year-old son.  Getting back and forth to work - and making sure she picks him up in time - costs another $200 just in tolls.

Source:  The Eagle, 11/18/2017

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

In The News: TxDOT unveils plans to widen FM 2818 in College Station

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COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - The Texas Department of Transportation held an open house Tuesday to get feedback from residents who live around FM 2818 about a new project that would alleviate traffic congestion during rush hour.

The department's proposed ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

In The News: Symposium Brings Experts to Texas A&M to Discuss Infrastructure Issues

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Streamlining the regulatory process, encouraging innovation and making  sure the public understands the importance of a given project must be  priorities if the U.S. is going to try to resolve its infrastructure  problems, accor...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

In The News: House Committee Chair Says US Must Explore All Options to Improve Infrastructure

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As the conversation around U.S. infrastructure increasingly turns to the  dire need for new and innovative methods, leaders from across the  nation gathered Monday at Texas A&M to discuss creating more  efficient and cost-ef...

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Posted on: September 9, 2017

In The News: Bryan-College Station Prepares for Game Day Traffic

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As Bryan-College Station prepares for the first Aggie Football game day  of the 2017 season, local traffic officials said they will be working to  prioritize the well-being of pedestrians and getting people to and from  Kyle Fie...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

In The News: B-CS MPO Approves Interstate 14 Resolution

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The Bryan College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday in support of the Interstate 14 Corridor in the Brazos Valley.

Source:  The Eagle, 9/7/2017

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

In The News: Aggie Road Hymn

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A new tradition? Hullabaloo rumble strips get permanent home on George Bush Drive.  

There are several local iconic landmarks that have special significance  to Aggies -- Kyle Field, the Memorial Student Center and The Dixie  Chi...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

In The News: Plans Moving Forward to Bring Interstate 14 to Brazos Valley

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On Wednesday the Bryan-College Station Metropolitan Planning  Organization and Brazos Valley Council of Governments teamed up for a  resolution supporting the new Interstate 14..

Source:  KBTX, 9/07/2017

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

In The News: Project Looks to Bring Autonomous Shuttles to Texas A&M Campus

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About 100 students and families  passing by Kyle Field for Howdy Week have taken a ride on a self-driving  vehicle prototype that has whisked passengers toward the Memorial  Student Center, along sidewalks and around in a circle...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

In The News: Connected Technology

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As automotive technology continues to advance and vehicles become  increasingly connected, the Texas A&M Transportation Institute is  among a group of institutions developing technology to create more  efficient identificati...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

In The News: Bumper to Bumper

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Texas A&M students will soon return for the fall semester -- and with them, traffic concerns.

Source:  The Eagle, 8/06/2017

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Southbound Outside Lane of SH 6 Closed

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BRAZOS COUNTY - Beginning tomorrow December 14, 2017, at 9am, the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) contractor will close the southbound outside lane of SH 6 from MLK to FM 158 for paving operations for the new ramps in this area.  The...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

New Statewide Law Prohibits Drivers from Texting While Driving

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AUSTIN – Effective Sept. 1, texting while driving will be illegal across the state of Texas as the result of a new texting-while-driving ban passed during the 85th Texas Legislative Session. The law prohibits motorists from reading, writing or s...

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