Today’s Headlines

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  • Billboards With Message From Police on Safe Passing Ordinance Going Up Around Houston (HPD)
  • Australian Developer Building Walkable Urban Building in Midtown (Houston Chron)
  • New Bike Traffic Signals Installed Around Austin (ATD), But Oh, the Comments
  • VIA Rapid Transit Survey Closes on August 5 — It Asks If Dedicating Street Space to Transit Is Okay
  • NCTCOG Transit Survey Does Not Entertain the Idea of Dedicating ROW to Transit
  • Driving More Than Two Hours a Day Makes You Dumber, Like Three Hours of TV (Independent)
  • Austin’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Councils Accepting Applications for New Members
  • TTI and Tech Firm Aruba Reimagining A&M Campus Bus Stops With Data on Where You Go (AD&P)
  • Mayor Rawlings Open to Killing the Road, Tired of Decades-Long Divide in Dallas (Morning News)

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  • In Party Line Vote, Senate Committee Advances SB15, Which Will Increase Distracted Driving Deaths (Tribune)
  • …But It Was Not Rushed to Today’s Senate Floor Calendar, Like Other Bills Passed Out of Committee Over Weekend
  • …House Committees Start Having Hearings This Week — SB15 Not Included
  • Cap Metro Event Wednesday: Experts From Dallas, Denver to Discuss Failure of Suburban-Focused Transit Model
  • Houston Tomorrow Event Wednesday: David Crossley Leads Independent Discussion of Metro Next
  • Bus Ridership Up in Seguin Following Changes Made to Routes Last Year (SeguinToday)
  • TXDOT’s New “Walk. Bike. Safe. Texas” Program Focusing on Pedestrian, Bicycle Safety in Harris County
  • Local Leaders Pushing for Reconnecting AMTRAK From New Orleans (and Houston) to Florida (The Advocate)
  • Texas Roads Serving as Testing Ground for Uber Freight (Morning News)

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  • Texas State Rep Pat Fallon Files HB 250 to Legalize Killing Protestors with Car (@EmilyAMcCann)
  • Rep Joaquin Castro Asks Elon Musk to Build The Texas L Hyperloop First (Washington Examiner)
  • Metro Could Outsource to Harris County Toll Road Authority for Its HOT Lanes (Houston Chron)
  • Houston Chronicle: City’s New Parks Director Should Focus on Making Us More Active
  • News Story About Cell Phone Pole Installed to Block Sidewalk Prompts Public Works to Fix It (KHOU)
  • As Building “Affordable” Single Family Homes Gets Harder, Sprawl Builders Shift to Missing Middle (KUT)
  • Regional Mobility Authority Hosts Podcast With Real Estate Industry on “Affordability” and Growth
  • Podcast: Why Houston Has So Much Parking, Episode Two (Houston Chron)

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  • First Two Seats on Texas Bullet Train Reserved for Barbara and George HW Bush
  • Senator Huffines’ SB15 to Kill More People With Distracted Driving Will Get a Hearing Saturday Morning
  • Capital Metro to Increase MetroRapid Frequency to Every 10 Minutes and Extend Hours on August 20
  • Janette Sadik-Khan Was Inside City of Houston 611 Walker Building, Talking About Ped/Bike Safety (@margwallbrown)
  • Austin B-cycle Is Expanding. So Why Are All The New Stations Near Downtown? (KUT)
  • Capital Metro’s Pilot Pickup Service Seeing 9 Riders Every Hour, Called a Success (KVUE)
  • Here’s the Travis County Citizen Bond Advisory Committee Minority Report
  • Capital Metro Bringing “National Experts” to Traffic Jam Event on Wednesday, July 26

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