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Posted on: December 12, 2018

BUILD Transportation Grant Award

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced today $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states and the District of Columbia.  The grants are made through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Developme...

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Posted on: October 27, 2018

In the News: College Station Reinstates Bike-Share Company Ofo's License to Operate

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College Station on Friday reinstated Ofo's license to operate in the city, two weeks after it had been revoked due to lapsed auto liability insurance. Texas A&M University, though, still plans to part ways with the Chinese bike-sharing company at the ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

In the News: Ofo Planning to Remove Bikes in Coming Months from College Station

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Ofo is back in business in College Station, at least for now.

Thursday night, KBTX learned their permit had been pulled, but Friday morning it got reinstated. ofo’s permit was revoked October 12 due to multiple violations of College Station&r...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

In the News: City of College Station Reinstates License of Bike-Sharing Company

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The city of College Station reinstated Ofo’s license to operate in the city today, two weeks after it had been revoked due to lapsed auto liability insurance.

The Chinese bike-sharing company has updated its insurance, according to the city manag...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

In the News: Texas A&M to Cut Ties with Bike-Share Company Ofo

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Each of the 2,300 yellow Ofo bikes in College Station will be collected and donated, repurposed or recycled at the end of the fall semester. Texas A&M University will be parting ways with the Chinese bike-sharing company less than a year after enterin...

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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: 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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