Today’s Headlines

  • Texans Constitutionally Require About $50B in Road Spending Over Next Decade (Morning News)
  • Sylvester Turner and Bill King in Mayoral Runoff in 4th Largest City in Nation (Texas Tribune)
  • 77% of Houston Tomorrow Twitter Voters Would Rather Have Roads Than Access
  • Travis County Downtown Austin Courthouse Bond Defeated by a Narrow Margin (KUT)
  • Parker: People Who Voted Against Red Light Cams “Directly Responsible for Deaths of 100s” (HCC Egalitarian)
  • 30-Year-Old Kills Self Driving His Truck Real Fast on I-35 (mySA)
  • Uber Criticizes Austin Background Check Procedure for Drivers (Daily Texan)
  • George Orwell on the Hypocrisy of Pedestrian Safety Education Campaigns (@grescoe)

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