2016

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 16, 2016) – Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez accepted the 2016 Mayors’ Challenge Ladders of Opportunity Award at the 2016 Safer People, Safer Streets Summit held on Friday, September 16, 2016, at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s headquarters in Washington, DC. 

https://www.transportation.gov/mayors-challenge


BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 15, 2016) – The City of Brownsville has been selected as one of 50 members of the HealthyCommunity50 in the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge to receive a $10,000 community seed award. 


http://www.healthiestcities.org/



BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 1, 2016) – Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced that the City Brownsville will be receiving $10 million under the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant Program for the Connecting Communities project. 


https://www.transportation.gov/tiger-2016-project-fact-sheets





BROWNSVILLE, Texas (April 28, 2016) – Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott will come to Brownsville Friday, May 6, 2016, for the First Lady’s Tour of the newly-designated Main Street city. 


http://www.thc.texas.gov/preserve/projects-and-programs/texas-main-street