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CAMPO to decide fate of Lone Star Rail project in August

Published on June 7, 2016 under CommunityImpact

In August the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is scheduled to vote on whether to continue an environmental study of possible commuter rail routes between San Antonio and Georgetown. Lone Star Rail District has been conducting an environmental impact statement, or EIS, for a $2.4 billion commuter rail line on the existing Union Pacific Corp. freight rail line and transferring freight rail to the I-35 corridor. However, UP terminated its agreement with LSRD in February. In March, CAMPO policy board members—who are also elected officials from the six-county Central Texas region—scrutinized LSRD’s progress, how it has spent $26 million in […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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