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Posted on: October 17, 2018

In the News: Brazos County Approves Resolution to Help with Funding for Better Roads and Parking

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A solution to traffic and congestion issues in Brazos County may be on the horizon. The Brazos County Commissioners Court approved a resolution that would create a Regional Mobility Authority that group will help with funding for better roadways and parki...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

In the News: Commissioners Court Authorizes Petition for Brazos County Regional Mobility Authority

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In response to area residents' frustrations with traffic congestion and anticipated continued Brazos Valley population and economic growth, the Brazos County Commissioners Court unanimously authorized the petitioning of the Texas Transportation Commission...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

In the News: Wellborn Road Railroad Crossings to Receive Upgrades

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Agreements approved by the College Station City Council this month will make upgrades to Wellborn Road railroad crossings. 

Most recently, an advanced funding agreement was OK'd Thursday with the Texas Department of Transportation for the Cain Roa...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

In the News: Autonomous Shuttles Coming to Downtown Bryan

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Two self-driving electric shuttles will roll out in Downtown Bryan in October through a partnership with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station. 

According to an interlocal agreement approved by the Bryan City Council on Tuesday, the shu...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

In the News: Self-driving Trolleys Debut in Downtown Bryan this October

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The City of Bryan will introduce two electric self-driving trolleys to Downtown Bryan this October in partnership with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station.

In contrast to other programs, the Downtown Bryan location provides a pedestrian rich e...

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Posted on: September 2, 2018

In the News: Only One Ofo Citation Issued Under New Bike-Share Rules

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So far only one citation has resulted from the city of College Station's dockless bike-share ordinance that was adopted in mid-July. 

The regulations OK'd by the City Council were approved ahead of the fall semester at Texas A&M University, wh...

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Posted on: September 2, 2018

In the News: TxDOT Plans Texas 6 Expansion for Bryan-College Station

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A major expansion of Texas 6 is among hundreds of transportation projects included in the Texas Transportation Commission's 2019 Unified Transportation Plan.

The 10-year plan, which was approved Thursday, includes two projects that would expand capacity an...

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Posted on: August 26, 2018

In the News: Council Puts Plans for Biking Loop on Hold

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An exclusive biking facility has been on the wish lists of some local cyclists, but the College Station City Council decided Thursday that it's a project that's not a high priority. 

Council members discussed cyclists' requests for a veloway durin...

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Posted on: August 18, 2018

In the News: New Facilities Unveiled at Easterwood Airport

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The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Friday unveiled a new terminal and hangar at Easterwood Airport, which features 8,000 square feet of conference, flight planning, passenger and pilot space and 40,000 square feet of aircraft storage....

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

In the News: 'Diverging Diamond' Interchange on FM 60 Opens to Traffic

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Drivers will finally have the chance to experience the new diverging diamond interchange on F.M. 60.

The interchange reopened Sunday after additional configuration was done and new signage was added throughout the interchange. Construction on the F.M. 60 o...

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Posted on: August 5, 2018

In the News: Diverging Diamond Interchange Now Open at FM 60 and FM 2818

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The new diverging diamond interchange at FM 60 and FM 2818 in College Station is now open, and authorities are asking drivers to pay attention to all signage, including the reduced speed limit on the bridge.

The Texas Department of Transportation says the ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2018

In the News: Thursday Opener Means Busy Day at A&M

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A day of classes and research at the Texas A&M University campus will be capped by the season-opening football game at Kyle Field on Aug. 30, making for a packed schedule that residents will likely see the effects of during their commutes that day.

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

In the News: Expect Detours on University Drive

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The Texas Department of Transportation will be closing a portion of University Drive - Raymond Stotzer Parkway for three days this week.

Starting at 9 a.m. today and continuing through Saturday, all lanes of University Drive/Raymond Stotzer Parkway will be...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

In the News: TTI Team Among Five in Race for Funding

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Cars don't yet drive themselves, but the Texas A&M Transportation Institute has been chosen to be in the front seat of research funding to improve the safety of autonomous vehicles 

Alongside research experts at the University of Houston, the ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

In the News: Bryan Council Approves TxDOT Deals for Transportation Development Projects

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Two funding agreements with the Texas Department of Transportation for alternative transportation projects were approved Tuesday by the Bryan City Council. 

The city will contribute 25 percent of the construction costs for both projects, which als...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

In the News: Bike Share, CS Council Gets Look at Proposed Regulations

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The College Station City Council got its first look Thursday at some potential bike-share regulations and directed city staff to bring back an ordinance for consideration.

The regulations, if approved, will come ahead of the arrival of more yellow bikes fr...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

In the News: Bill Would Extend I-14 Farther East Through Bryan-College Station

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Lawmakers from three states have co-sponsored a bill to expand the
Interstate 14 corridor, which has long been envisioned to pass through Bryan-College Station.

According to the Gulf Coast Strategic
Highway Coalition, the group advocating for the int...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Texas Releases Statewide Automated Vehicle Procurement

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TEXAS RELEASES STATEWIDE AUTOMATED VEHICLE PROCUREMENT:

Another Step Forward to Enable Automated Vehicle Development

HGACBuy in partnership with the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), and Texas Innovation Alliance issues a statewide reques...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

In the News: Meeting Today for Public Input on East 29th Street Sidewalk Project

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The city of Bryan is looking for public input on a shared-use path project planned for East 29th Street. 

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12-foot wide concrete path is planned to run from Carter Creek Parkway in Bryan to Autumn Circle in College Station. A separate pedestr...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Three-State I-14 Expansion Bill Introduced

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We have achieved another milestone on the journey to make I-14 and the Gulf Coast Strategic Highway System a reality connecting communities across three states. Here is the latest:

 

Members of Congress from Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi are co-...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

In the News: Bryan Hosting Public Input Meeting for 29th Street Shared Path Project

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The city of Bryan hopes to hear from you about some big improvements they have planned for 29th Street. 

The city plans to build a 12 foot wide, concrete multi-use path from
Carter Creek Parkway, south past KBTX to Autumn Circle in College Sta...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

In the News: Repair Work Closing Part of Villa Maria

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A portion of East Villa Maria will be closed for about two weeks beginning Thursday.  A Texas Department of Transportation contractor is repairing a damaged storm sewer in front of Sul Ross Elementary.  TxDOT said the closure affects the...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

In the News: Board Votes to Back Train

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The Brazos County Commissioners Court passed a resolution in support of Texas Central's high-speed rail project on Tuesday, but not all commissioners are on board. 

Precinct 2 Commissioner Sammy Catalena said before casting the lone dissenting vot...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

In the News: College Station explores closing parts of Boyett Street for pedestrian safety in North

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The city of College Station could soon be closing parts of Boyett Street during peak bar hours to help improve pedestrian safety in the busy Northgate district. 

As the city continues a more comprehensive study of the area, some temporary fixes co...

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Posted on: May 20, 2018

In the News: Wheel World Issues

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As Ofo's yellow bicycles have become
ubiquitous around the Texas A&M campus -- with a few thousand more on the way -- the city of College Station is studying potential
regulations for dockless bike-sharing. 

The university's pilot prog...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

In the News: MPO wants Residents' Feedback on B-CS Congestion Levels

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The average commuter in the Bryan-College Station area spent an extra 16 hours in traffic in 2016 thanks to congestion, up from 12 hours in 2007 -- and it's projected to get worse.

Congestion, which the Bryan/College Station Metropolitan Planning Organizat...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

In the News: Reducing Traffic Congestion Could Cost Residents Money

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The Metropolitan Planning Organization is working on ways to ease congestion, but they say it won't be cheap.  "We have about $3 billion worth of need and we get $13 million a year," said Dan Rudge, Executive Director of the Bryan/Colle...

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Posted on: May 5, 2018

In the News: Road Improvements Set to Begin

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TxDOT is making plans to boost the safety of Texas 21 and Texas 47 ahead of the school schedule.

With students set to arrive on the Texas A&M University System's RELLIS Campus this fall, road improvements to Texas 21 and Texas 47 could begin later this...

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