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VIA Metropolitan Transit demonstrated a new app Thursday to promote multimodal transit, unveiled plans to roll out 24/7 customer service via a chatbot, and announced sales of its day passes have gone up 500 percent since launching a mobile payment system.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Helotes) and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff were on hand for the event as VIA officials ran through a list of what they touted as smart transit initiatives the transit agency has introduced in the past few years.
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry's recent visit to San Antonio to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Eagle Ford Shale discovery also put a spotlight on cybersecurity in the energy sector.
The city of Presidio is rebuilding its international bridge to reinvigorate trade at the Mexican border.
This bridge can make all the difference for this small town.
Local leaders celebrated the groundbreaking for a new Presidio-Ojinada international rail bridge.
For Presidio, a small town of only 12,000 people, this rail line can make them a major player in the Texas economy.
La línea de ferrocarril South Orient se extiende en 391 millas, desde la frontera de Texas-México en Presidio a través de San Angelo hasta el sur de Coleman.
Este lunes se llevó a cabo el inicio de su renovación, el proyecto está financiado por una subvención denominada FASTLINE que Will Hurd, representante en el Congreso de los Estados Unidos por el Distrito 75, ayudó a obtener el año pasado.
An old West Texas rail line is one step closer to re-opening.
This week, county and state officials broke ground in Presidio on a $35-million project to reconstruct the South Orient Rail Line.
The 391-mile rail stretches from Mexico up to the Permian Basin. For years, sections of the line have been abandoned. And in 2008 a fire burned the rail bridge that connected Presidio to its sister city, Ojinaga.
(Oct. 19, 2018) -- Government, university and industry leaders gathered at the UTSA Downtown Campus today to advance the partnerships that position San Antonio as a test bed for energy cybersecurity preparedness. The 2018 South Texas Energy Cybersecurity Forum brought together top leaders from across San Antonio, Texas, the military and intelligence communities, and the private sector.
Three Texas congressmen are asking President Donald Trump and his Mexican and Canadian counterparts to sign the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement in San Antonio — the same place where its 25-year-old predecessor was inked.
In recent comments regarding the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF), Rep. Will Hurd, R-Tex., said that he is “pretty sure that we have resolved the issue with TMF,” and expects Congress to include the full $150 million in an upcoming minibus funding bill.
Federal officials have largely come around to the idea that research funding is crucial for U.S. leadership in artificial intelligence, but there are ways to accelerate innovation besides pouring in more money, according to tech experts.
For one, they said, the government could map a long-term strategy for advancing the technology.
Reps. Will Hurd, R-Texas, and Robin Kelly, D-Ill., have introduced a bill aiming to reauthorize the role of the federal chief information officer, and establish a clearer structure for information technology reporting in the administration.
The Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018 would rename the Office of E-Government to the Office of the Federal CIO, Hurd's office said Wednesday.