Today’s Headlines

  • Houston Will Have Two More Light Rail Lines Running as of 4:18 a.m. Tomorrow (Christof Spieler)
  • Conference Committee Removes Anti-High Speed Rail Language From Budget (WFAA)
  • 60% of Drivers Text While Driving According to Survey (Morning News)
  • New School Speed Limit Signs in Denison Only Lower Speed to 35 mph (KXII)
  • TXDOT Planning to Re-stripe I-10 West to Add Another Lane by Narrowing All Lanes (ABC13)
  • Unless Lege Acts, TXDOT Design-Build Experiment Becomes Unrestricted in August (Texas Tribune)

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