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SAN ANTONIO XYZ - curated by Al Cannistra. Fun and happening goings on around San Antonio and Texas. #SanAntonioOne #SanAntonioXYZ  #AlCannistra
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Henry Cisneros: ConnectSA has $1.3B plan to improve local transportation

Henry Cisneros: ConnectSA has $1.3B plan to improve local transportation | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
The former mayor said this is no "shoot-for-the-moon" strategy, but a path to preventing economic gridlock.
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Transportation San Antonio - and, don't get me wrong, we need something - but check the next post - circa Chicago 1950 ish - and it was called The Green Hornet (some similarity?)

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We’re one step closer to getting from San Antonio to Austin in 9 minutes

We’re one step closer to getting from San Antonio to Austin in 9 minutes | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
A Hyperloop that would connect Austin, Dallas, Houston, Laredo, and San Antonio is one of four U.S. finalists in a global transportation contest.
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speed of up to 700 MILE PER HOUR!   I sure hope the dang thing has good breaks or we will wind up in Oklahoma....  just kidding - I cannot wait for this to be built...  and a new airport in between Austin and San Antonio and an Amazon second headquarters nearby...  DREAM BIG - ya never know...

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Chicago's "Green Hornet" Livery Coming to the F-line

Chicago's "Green Hornet" Livery Coming to the F-line | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
When Muni created its F-line PCC streetcar fleet in the early 1990s, they decided to paint the streamliner streetcars in the liveries (paint schemes) of some of the 30 North American cities that once operated this great streetcar design. Storage limitations at the time restricted the “palette” of colors they could use to eight.  That meant choices had to be made. Everyone wanted a streetcar to pay homage to Chicago, because the Windy City had one of the largest PCC… — Read More
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back in the day....

(more pictures)  https://www.google.com/search?sa=X&rlz=1C1GCEA_enUS869US869&sxsrf=ACYBGNQsP-ya-ZT0FY0AwQz0j6Fhl-j06g:1579839242882&q=chicago+green+hornet+streetcar&tbm=isch&source=univ&ved=2ahUKEwjc6_7mr5vnAhXBna0KHa7OCkoQsAR6BAgJEAE&biw=1294&bih=544

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High-speed system would get you from San Antonio to Houston in minutes

High-speed system would get you from San Antonio to Houston in minutes | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Hyperloop One has proposed a high-speed, L-shaped route linking Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and Laredo.
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I'm ready - are you?

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