Today’s Headlines

  • Study: Yes, Sprawl + Road Subsidies Do Make Congestion Worse (Houston Chron)
  • Downtown San Antonio Drawing Empty Nesters (Business Journal)
  • …While Houston Seeks Sub-Urban Roots With Gated Pocket Community (Houston Chron)
  • NIMBYs Succeed at Stripping Apartments From Formerly Mixed-Use Development (Houston Chron)
  • Charles Marohn Worried Austin Traffic Congestion Plan [PDF] Will Cause More Congestion (KVUE)
  • Austin City Council Considers Requiring Clean Air Measures… for BBQ joints (KXAN)
  • Another Sad Milestone: Brazoria Commissioners Vote to Build Southern Grand Parkway (Guidry News)

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