Castroville, Texas: Where History Shapes the Future

Project Sponsor: City of Castroville, Texas (Medina County)
Project Team: Richard Tangum (PI), Bert Moyer, Ernest Gerlach
Collaborator: Rural Business Program – IED/UTSA
Completed: November 2016

This vision plan examines a number of land-use planning and urban design options to safeguard the historic City of Castroville. These options include improvements to Castroville’s major thoroughfare plan, increased recreational opportunities, and improvements in the local economy. A number of recommendations are also put forth that include alternative improvements to Highway 90 and developing a system of arterial roads that will improve connectivity so that additional traffic can be handled in a safe manner while reducing future congestion.