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Newspaper Articles

The NET RMA is involved in numerous meetings, activities and events, in addition to it’s own monthly meetings, that are related to the advancement of roadway, toll road, commuter and freight rail, local transit, pedestrian and bicycle travel, and other transportation-related project throughout North East Texas. All of this activity results in the NET RMA and their associated projects making news headlines virtually weekly. This web page contains many of the newspaper articles that have been written about NET RMA projects and events in recent months. Articles are listed with the most recent at the top.

 Date Publication Abbreviated Topic
10/14/2009 Longview News Journal Regional mobility authority official steps down to run for county judge
9/23/2009 Cherokeean Herald NET RMA Board discusses requests for qualifications
9/23/2009 Cherokeean Herald TxDOT Project Updates
9/22/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Smith County Commissioners Court Votes to Address Transportation Concerns
9/20/2009 TollRoadsNews NE Texas RFQ for Toll 49
9/20/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Tyler Travel Survey Set for September
8/20/2009 Longview News Journal NET RMA directors authorize early work for Henderson Loop extension
8/19/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Plan Approved Connecting Loop 49 to Other Major Thoroughfares
8/2/2009 KTRE TxDOT to offer violation fee reduction to toll violators
6/26/2009 Dallas Morning News Road Funds Running Low
6/26/2009 Austin Business Journal Loan to help fund US 290E project
6/26/2009 Dallas Morning News Tarrant toll road moving forward after payout concerns
6/20/2009 Kilgore News Herald East Texas Council of Governments forms Citizens Group
6/20/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Interlocal Agreement for Loop 571 Signed
6/19/2009 Longview News Journal Rusk County and NET RMA sign Loop 571 terms today
6/18/2009 Longview News Journal Rusk County Loop 571 agreement tops meeting agenda
6/18/2009 Longview News Journal ETCOG forms team to study group
6/17/2009 Cherokeean Herald Interlocal Agreeement to be signed
6/12/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Contracts Awarded for Loop 49 Work
6/9/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Loop 571 Project Picks Up Passenger
6/9/2009 Longview News Journal Commissioners approve loop agreement
6/2/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Toll Project Timeline Could Shorten
5/23/2009 Kilgore News Herald NET RMA board to request Hourglass funding
5/22/2009 Longview News Journal Official seeks stimulus funds for Texas 149
5/21/2009 Longview News Journal Henderson loop closer to reality
5/3/2009 Marshall News Messenger RMA proposes 6 road projects for county
4/12/2009 Jacksonville Daily Progress Council agenda features parks
3/25/2009 Cherokeean Herald County may hire election administrator
3/23/2009 Jacksonville Daily Progress Commissioners to mull creating a two person election office
3/20/2009 Austin Business Journal Letter to the Editor
3/11/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Officials hope federal funds speed construction
3/11/2009 Jacksonville Daily Progress City bumps taxi fares
3/9/2009 Jacksonville Daily Progress Taxi service tops city council agenda
3/5/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Loop 49 Segment Gets Funding
3/4/2009 Kilgore News Herald TxDOT puts stimulus funds to work
2/22/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Rusk County Agreement Helps Loop 571 Expand
2/22/2009 KTBB AM 600 NET RMA Continues to Seek Funding
2/18/2009 Cherokeean Herald NET RMA Meeting Held
2/18/2009 The Upshur Advocate NET RMA Board Meeting to Focus on Federal Stimulus Funds
2/11/2009 Cherokeean Herald US Highway 69 widening lacks TxDOT funding
1/27/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Smith County Commissioners Court Meeting
1/26/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Work on Next Segment of Loop 49 Project Ready to Start
1/25/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Smith County Commissioners to View Reports on Infrastructure
1/19/2009 KTBB AM 600 NET RMA gets to work on Loop 49
1/17/2009 Longview News Journal Rusk transportation officials making plans to extend Loop 571
1/14/2009 Tyler Morning Telegraph Funds Sought to Bring Henderson Loop 571 Full Circle
1/8/2009 Longview News Journal Local optimism returning after state mobility summit
1/6/2009 Dallas Morning News Trans Texas Corridor is Dead, TxDOT Says