Today’s Headlines

  • Houston Chronicle Editorial: City of Houston Bike Plan Must Focus on Safe Streets
  • Car Thief Fleeing Police Kills Man, Injures Pregnant Woman in Crash in Bedford (Morning News)
  • All Local Bus Trips in Houston Will Be Free For a Week For Launch of System Reimagining (KUHF)
  • In North America, Only Toronto and New York Are Building More High Rises Than Houston (Emporis)
  • Only 10% of Prop 1 Road Funds Approved By TTC in June Going to Maintenance
  • Cost of Toll Roads Are Not Covered By Tolls. TTC Throwing $143 Million at 183 Project in Austin.
  • Top Issue for Houston Voters Is Transportation; Top Solution Is Transit; Only 34% Think Roads (KUHF)
  • City of Austin Subsidizes Option to Drive to Council Meetings (ATX Mobility Dept)
  • Houston Planning Dept Trying Again to Convince Planning Comm to Allow Safe Streets (Houston Chron)
  • Proposal to Replace San Antonio Streetcar Concept With Trolley Shaped Bus (Rivard Report)

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