Today’s Headlines

  • Austin Police Have Been Issuing “Don’t Block the Box” Tickets for Blocking Crosswalks Too (Reddit)
  • Sprawl Causes Traffic, Drains Budgets, But Gets City Planning Approval (Houston Business Journal)
  • TXDOT Contractor — Also Working on Houston’s 290 — Stops Work on I-10 in El Paso (El Paso Times)
  • Texas Triangle Megaregion Featured in UCLA Report on Potential for Hyperloop (Houston Chron)
  • Massive Spending on Freeway Capacity Encourages People to Drive Long Distances (Houston Chron)
  • Anti-Light Rail Activists Sue Houston Metro Because Uptown BRT Plan Is Not Rail (Houston Chron)
  • Austin Now Has Council Members With a Mix of Incomes (Austin Bulldog)

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Austin Council Okays Converting 5th Street to Two-Way After First Ever Nighttime Traffic Study (Monitor) DART Wants You to Fill Out This Survey on Satisfaction With Rail 44 Of Texas’s 100 “Most Congested” Roadways Are in the Houston Region (Houston Chron) Awash in Evidence to the Contrary, TXDOT Claims Freeway Widening Reduces Congestion (Click2Houston) Austin’s First Batch of Mobility […]

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