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  • Kenny Easwaran

    It’s one thing if this “Aggie Highway” is intended to spur development in the region between Navasota and Tomball. But I don’t quite understand why the Texas A&M leadership is supporting it – we’ve already got perfectly good freeway access to Houston, and this will at best cut about 10-15 minutes off the drive. Have any studies been done to see whether $400 million would be enough to add a rail connection from College Station to Houston? That would actually give people a wider range of options (especially for football fans from Houston who want to avoid drunk driving home, and for students who don’t have a drivers license).