Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Parker Pushing Forward With Citywide Ban on Driving While Txting (KHOU)
  • San Antonio Could Decide to Do Clean Air Plan Before New EPA Standards Force It (Rivard)
  • Houston Bike Share to Expand to Largest System in Texas with $3.9M from TPC (Houston Chron)
  • Lobbyist Believes What Texas Cities Need Is Massive Additional Spending on Roads (Houston Chron)
  • TXDOT Investing in Wrong-Way Safety Improvements Following Media Reports (NBCDFW)
  • How Much Do College Station and Texas Subsidize Driving to A&M Games? (KBTX)
  • Texas Did Not Spend $10 Million It Allocated to School Bus Safety Belts (KXAN)
  • Texas Funded Center for Infrastructure Renewal Plans to Have Massive Parking (Trib Talk)

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