Officials Reach Decision on Abandoned Railroad Corridor
BROWNSVILLE – Officials have finally decided on what to do with an abandoned railroad corridor that runs through Brownsville.
A dispute on whether the city needs another road or trail has been ongoing for more than 10 years.
County and city officials agreed it’s best to use convert it into a trail – about seven miles are for trail only, the other two miles are a combination of road and trail.
"We know from our studies, that if a person lives close to a trail they will be more active,” explains Brownsville City Commissioner Rose Gowen.
KRGV’s Daisy Martinez spoke with local residents who hope the trail will be for the best.
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