2013–2014 TRANSPORTATION FUNDING CHALLENGES AND REPORT ON PROGRESS

By swebadmin | Jan 24 2013

SAN ANTONIO-BEXAR COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION CHALLENGES
The SA-Bexar County region continues to experience rapid population and economic growth, placing greater demand on an already limited transportation network. Demand for transportation services will continue to grow in the coming decades, as evidenced by the following trends: POPULATION GROWTH Current projections indicate that regional population will increase to 3.58 million by 2040, up 76 percent from the 2010 estimate of 2.03 million*. This is equivalent to absorbing a city almost two times the current population of Austin. In recent years, as many as 34,000 additional cars have been registered annually in Bexar County, translating to 100 new cars per day on our roads.

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