Regional planning will boost I-35 corridor

  • November 2, 2016
  • News

A recent survey by the U.S. Census Bureau found that New Braunfels was the second-fastest growing city in the United States. Pflugerville is No. 11. Previously, San Marcos had been the fastest-growing city in the country. Georgetown claimed that spot in the latest survey.

 In addition, the economies of San Antonio and Austin complement one another far more than they overlap.

In other words, we have the makings of a mega-regional economy that could rival the Metroplex of Dallas and Fort Worth, and any other major corridor in the country.

To realize this potential — which would mean more jobs and a higher quality of life throughout the region — I have partnered with Austin Mayor Steve Adler and the mayors of other cities along the I-35 corridor. Our goal is to supercharge education partnerships between our two regions, as well as collaborations in tourism, the cybersecurity and cloud-computing industries, and advanced manufacturing — and to do so in a way that protects our natural resources and the environment… Read more from MySanAntonio.com