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City Council Votes to support Light Rail

EL PASO -- A light rail train that would bring Juárez commuters to Downtown El Paso could be in place as early as 2013, Mexican authorities said on Tuesday....click to read more This is a step in the right direction and if it gets off the ground, then I am optimistic that El Paso could see a light rail system in place in ...

Light rail on I-10 and US 54?

It is a crazy question, I know, but an idea I wanted to throw out there.  I would ride this for sure.  Travel times from the East side to West Side  can be a pain some days.  It would be great to have a system in place where we could hop on BRT that would take us to changing facility where we would then jump on (input ...

I’m late…I know…but read this

Today was a really busy day for me.  So busy that I didn't get a chance to write a post on the borrowed computer.  However, as late as it is right now (8:39), I do have something to talk about.  I read an article a few days back about Senator Elliot Shapleigh pushing a city rail based-transit plan. "The proposed project ...

El Paso/Juarez light rail border crossing

I was speaking with a friend last night and the topic of the humpback bridges came up.  The humpback bridges being the border crossings downtown.  He thinks the bridges are cool looking, and I tend to have the opposite opinion.  However, we got on the subject of trains/light rail.  The question of "why don't we have train ...

Vision for El Paso Transportation

So I attended Beto O'Rourke's weekly meeting this morning at the Village Inn near UTEP.  If you haven't gotten a chance to go, I highly suggest it.  He brings in great speakers who talk about what is currently happening in the city.  Over the past two weeks I have learned a great deal on where the city is headed ...