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El Paso’s Bid to Create a Regional Active Transportation Network

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A lot of regional transportation agencies talk a good game when it comes to improving biking and walking, but El Paso’s Metropolitan Planning Organization is actually doing something about it. The El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organization wants to complete more trails like this one, along the Rio Grande, throughout the region. Photo: El Paso Southwest The organization passed a [...]

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Houston Finally Relaxes Parking Requirements for City of Montrose — Congrats OKRA (Houston Chron) Houston Area MPO Leaders Accept Mayor Turner’s Call for Paradigm Shift to Transit (Houston Chron) Austin Council Finally Approves TXDOT Request to Lower Speed Limit on North Lamar (Mayor Adler) Austin Council Fends Off NIMBYs to Approve 800 Unit Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income TOD (BizJournals) We […]

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Dallas Mayor Opposes Streets Bond Because Private Interests Won’t Pay to Lobby Citizens (Observer) Forth Worth Wants Transportation User Fee on Water Bills, But Also MOAR ROADS! (Star-Telegram) Houston Pedestrian Deaths Up 30% From Previous Year; Changes to Streets Needed (HPM) San Antonio Pedestrian Deaths Up 40% From Previous Year; Lower Speeds, Crosswalks Needed (KSAT) Neighbors Previously Demanded Crosswalk Where 75-Year-Old San Antonio Man Died Using […]

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Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Man Riding His Bicycle to Work (Click2Houston) 11-Year Old Girl Killed, 5 Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash at the Same Intersection, Same Weekend (Click2Houston) Transportation Commissioner J. Bruce Bugg Still Peddling the Lie That Road Expansion Solves Congestion (HPM) Awesome: Alamo Area MPO Hosting Meetings to Get Your Ideas for Urban Transportation Priorities US DOT Backs Federal Money for Dallas […]

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People in Dallas Already Picking Out the Drapes for Downtown Subway Stations (Observer) Austin Pedestrian Advisory Council to Discuss Safe Speed Policy Tonight (Agenda) Truck Driver “Was Not Speeding” on 40 mph Stroad When He Killed Pedestrian (Express News) Reporter Who Reprinted TXDOT Talking Points for $38B Road Funds Nitpicks Map of $720M Austin Bond Halloween Really Is Terrifying… […]