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Political Maneuvering With Streetcar “Defeat”

Political Maneuvering With Streetcar “Defeat”

On Monday the 28th, recently appointed San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor called on the city to re-purpose $32 million previously set aside for an expensive and unpopular streetcar project on more general infrastructure improvement projects.  That’s certainly good news for...

San Antonio Officials Playing Shell-Games With Your Money

San Antonio Officials Playing Shell-Games With Your Money

San Antonio’s Metropolitan Transit Authority, Via, is moving forward with an irresponsible and counterproductive streetcar program  San Antonio voters don’t want –paid for with their tax dollars.  Where exactly those funds are coming from should sound an alarm for...

A Streetcar Named Castro’s Desire

A Streetcar Named Castro’s Desire

Despite their wishes, San Antonio residents will see their taxes raised for a fiscally irreconcilable and entirely unnecessary deal at the behest of Mayor Julian Castro and County Judge Nelson Wolff. And these two elected officials are seeing to it that the city pays...