A Tale of Two Mexico-Texas border Toll Crossings

The Brownsville Herald looks at two Mexico-Texas border toll crossings — the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge and the Los Indios Free Trade Bridge — that are separated by just 32 miles, but differ greatly in traffic and revenue numbers. “Reasons for the disparate performances of the two bridges,” the newspaper finds, “can be chalked up to some early canny decisions in Pharr, some good geographical luck and, in the case of Los Indios, more than two decades of neglect.”