Partners

SAMCo supports funding for transportation projects being developed by the following local entities:

 ALAMO AREA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS – The Alamo Area Council of Governments is a voluntary association of member municipalities and counties served through planning, information, and coordination programs since 1967. In 2010, AACOG established the Alamo Regional Transportation Steering Committee, which serves as the policy board for regional transportation coordination activities in the Alamo Region. AACOG is also the lead agency for the Alamo Regional Rural Planning Organization, a committee of elected officials in the rural areas within the AACOG service area who identifies transportation priorities and provides recommendations to the Texas Department of Transportation regarding funding. AACOG also operates Alamo Regional Transit, a public transportation service operating in the 12 rural counties of the Alamo region. For more information, visit www.aacog.com.

ALAMO AREA MPO – The Alamo Area MPO’s Transportation Policy Board consists of 14 elected and 7 appointed voting members representing Bexar, Comal and Guadalupe counties, the Cities of Boerne, New Braunfels, San Antonio and Seguin, the Advanced Transportation District, the Alamo Regional Mobility Authority, the Greater Bexar County Council of Cities, the Northeast Partnership, the Texas Department of Transportation and VIA Metropolitan Transit. For more information, visit www.alamoareampo.org.

 ALAMO REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY The Alamo RMA through local transportation partnerships leverages funding to develop and provide for a system of added-capacity projects in Bexar County to accelerate congestion relief and provide motorists with additional choices in daily commutes. Key corridors include US 281, Loop 1604, IH 10, and IH 35. In late 2015, the Alamo RMA together with Bexar County entered into a partnership to bring forward 14 key transportation projects within the next 10 years. For additional information, visit www.bexar.org/339/Alamo-Regional-Mobility-Authority.

 BEXAR COUNTY Bexar County is a key partner in the development of pass-through funding agreements with state transportation officials and the Alamo RMA to advance projects along Blanco Road, Culebra Road, FM 1957 (Potranco Road), SH 211 (Hill Country Parkway), and Loop 1604 to IH 10 East. The County also operates and maintains over 1,200 miles of dedicated public roads and rights of way. For more information, visit inf.bexar.org.

BROOKS Brooks is a growing mixed-use community of more than 1,300 acres where people can live, work, learn, play and stay.  Since its inception, the community has attracted nearly 40 businesses that employ more than 3,000 people including Mission Solar, Mission Trail Baptist Hospital, DPT Laboratories, The University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine, VMC Call Center, Bridge PTS, the City/County Emergency Operations Center, Brooks Academy of Science and Engineering Charter School, Compass Rose Academy, several market-rate apartment communities, and a variety of restaurants and retail stores.  For more information, visit www.livebrooks.com.

CITY OF SAN ANTONIO – The Transportation and Capital Improvements Department was created in January 2014 and is the consolidation of Public works and CIMS Departments, providing consistency and efficiency when planning, designing, building and maintaining the City’s infrastructure. For more information, visit www.sanantonio.gov/cims.

PORT SAN ANTONIO – Port San Antonio is the organization established to oversee the redevelopment of the former Kelly Air Force Base, which closed in 2001.  Its mission is focused on attracting and growing key industries that are creating good jobs for the region.  The 1,900-acre campus is one of South Texas’ largest industrial platforms-accessible by air, rail and truck and within a foreign-trade zone.  The property contains more than 10 million square feet of specialized industrial/commercial facilities, including former Air Force facilities and considerable new development.  The campus is currently home to over 70 tenant customers, ranging from globally renowed industry leaders to smaller local businesses.  Port customers are principally engaged in the areas of aerospace/aviation, cybersecurity, defense, advanced manufacturing and global logistics.  A key driver of the community’s growth, industries at Port San Antonio generate over $5 billion annually in regional economic activity.  With nearly half of the land at the port still open to new development, the organization continues to work closely with its customers and public partners to create thousands of additional jobs in the years ahead and further grow the local economy.  For more information, visit www.portsanantonio.us.

TxDOT SAN ANTONIO DISTRICT – The San Antonio District plans, designs, builds, operates and maintains the state transportation system in the following counties: Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Guadalupe, Kendall, Kerr, McMullen, Medina, Uvalde and Wilson. www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/district/san-antonio.html.

VIA Metropolitan Transit – VIA provides regional multimodal transportation options that connect our community to opportunity, support economic vitality, and enhance quality of life throughout our region.  VIA, recognized by the Texas Transit Association in 2016 as the outstanding Metro Transit Authority of the year, serves 14 member cities and the unincorporated areas of Bexar County, operating seven days a week on 90 routes.  Last year, VIA provided 40 million rides across the region.  VIA’s AAA bond rating reflects the organization’s sound management and financial practices.  For more information, visit www.viainfo.net