Transportation & Infrastructure
Transportation & Infrastructure are essential to
sustaining and expanding the economic prosperity of
the region through the efficient movement of people,
goods, and services.
Below is a list of regional resources regarding transportation and infrastructure projects, organizations, and initiatives targeted to improving the efficiency of the Rio Grande Valley. Please take a look at each of these links for better understanding of ongoing initiatives in the Valley as well as how you can be involved in improving our region.
- Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
The Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (RGVMPO) is responsible for the regional planning process for all modes of transportation. The RGVMPO is a federally funded program that works with Rio Grande Valley communities and the Texas Department of Transportation to plan for the region’s future transportation needs. The MPO also serves as a collaborative structure of committees and organizations that creates partnerships to address this region’s needs in terms of transportation.
- Hidalgo County Regional Mobility Authority (HCRMA)
The Hidalgo County RMA’s purpose is to provide Hidalgo County with opportunities to accelerate needed transportation projects, through the direction of a local board making local choices about local mobility needs that enhance the quality of life and economic growth for all residents in our region. The HCRMA is committed to doing its part to help ensure a bright and prosperous future for our community through innovative projects in financing transportation endeavours.
- Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority (CCRMA)
The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority (CCRMA) works on behalf of the citizens of South Texas to provide congestion relief, traffic safety, and viable alternative routes in this era of time conservation and efficiency. The CCRMA’s mobility solutions encompass highways, railways, air travel, and seaports.
- Alliance for I-69 Texas
The Alliance for I-69 Texas is a coalition made up of cities, counties, port authorities, and community leaders building grassroots support for upgrading the entire Interstate 69 route in Texas. Click for more information and progress updates on the I-69 project from the Texas Alliance.
- Transportation Advocates of Texas
Transportation Advocates of Texas (TAoT) is a non-profit group made up of local governments, mobility coalitions, port authorities, economic development organizations, regional alliances, state associations, and employers dedicated to helping our region find solutions to the mobility challenges Texas is facing.
- Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) Planning and Programming
Find out about registering a vehicle, road conditions, or driver’s license requirements by clicking this link.