Today’s Headlines

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  • In Car-Centric Houston, Low-Income Residents Struggle After Harvey Ruined Vehicles (Tribune)
  • KLBJ Poll Shows Lack of Confidence That Toll Lanes Reduce Congestion
  • CapMetro Connections 2025 Frequent Grid Network Bus Overhaul Open Houses Start Next Week
  • Hit-and-Run Drivers Killed Lashone Markeei Wilson, 43, While He Was Walking (KCDB)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Killed Marcos Garza, 53, While He Was Walking (KRIS)
  • Help Build Strong Towns in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey (Strong Towns)
  • AARP Working on a Better Block in Fort Worth’s Linwood Neighborhood (AARP)
  • Be Courteous When Parking Your Bike-Share Bike in Downtown Dallas (NBCDFW)

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  • City of Austin Releases CodeNEXT Draft Two With Slightly Less Destructive Regional Sprawl (KUT)
  • Capital Metro Deliberately Choosing Not to Provide Temporary MetroRapid Stations (Monitor)
  • The Texas L Proposal Makes Top 10 Finalists for World’s First Hyperloop (KUT)
  • Alamo Area MPO Explains Why You Shouldn’t Drive a Car and How to Get Free of Gas
  • Austin “Mobility Revolution” Seems Resigned to Single Occupant Car Trips (Hewlett Foundation)
  • City of San Antonio Giving VIA $4.3 Million From General Fund for Frequent Transit (VIA)
  • Capital Metro Seeking Feedback on Proposed June 2018 Service Changes
  • Texas Mobility Summit Still On for October 15-17 in Houston

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Convention Center Bombshell

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Previously, I have been skeptical of a convention center expansion. As a member of the Visitor Impact Task Force, I came around to a positive recommendation after the Task Force recommended ways to make expansion a positive for the city: Incorporating expansion as part of a larger tower to share costs and add activity when the convention center isn’t being used. Keeping...

Today’s Headlines

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  • Metro Board Chair Carrin Patman: Harvey Proves Robust Public Transit Needed (Houston Chron)
  • UT-Austin Paying For Guaranteed Lyft Rides for Late Night Trips Home From Campus (Daily Texan)
  • Evolve Austin Transit Study Shows CodeNEXT Would Not Allow Transit-Oriented Densities
  • Non-Profit Leaders Join Real Estate Interests Calling for More Density in CodeNEXT (Big Red Dog)
  • TXDOT Conducting Another Live Freeway Removal Experiment This Weekend (HPM)
  • Texas Lawmakers in the Vanguard With New Requirement for School Bus Seat Belts (Morning News)
  • Car Dealerships Are Seeing a Post-Harvey Surge in New Car Buying (AutoNews)
  • San Antonio Express: Gas Shortage Reveals S.A. Needs Better Transit Options

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  • Austin Group Wants Electeds to Tour Suburban Gondola in Mexico City – Which Has Great Real Transit (Monitor)
  • Capital Metro Brochure Shows Proposed June 2018 Service Changes, 14 High Frequency Routes
  • Rumble Strips on Texas A&M Campus ‘Play’ Aggie Fight Song at Safe Driving Speeds (Guide Live)
  • How Young’s Too Young to Ride Transit? (NextCity)
  • Maintaining Segregation Very Difficult When Trying to Install Form-Based Code (Community Impact)
  • Fight Over Red Light Cameras in 2019 Legislative Session May Already Have Begun (Houston Chron)
  • Harris County Sheriff Supports Safe Walk Home Program for Middle Schools
  • Toll Road Authority Explains That Unnecessary Toll Road Induces Need for More Road Spending

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