Today’s Headlines

  • GM, Lyft to Launch First Self-Driving Cars in Austin (PBS)
  • Mock-Ups of Scenic Houston’s Broadway St. Beautification Project Are Missing Crosswalks (Houstonia)
  • Creators of the New Bus Network Weigh In on Climb in Houston METRO Ridership (Urban Edge)
  • New Grand Parkway Segment Will Open Early February, and the Sprawl Machine Continues (Houston Chronicle)
  • SH 114 Witnessed 30% Jump in Crashes in 2015, Despite Highest Rate of Traffic Tickets Nearby (Dallas Observer)
  • Go Walk By the Interesting New Art on Bagby, Downtown Houston
  • 3,000 Toyota Employees May Move From California to Plano and Bring Their Cars With Them (Morning News)
  • Edible Landscaping Featured in 2,000-Home ‘Agrihood’ Master-Planned Community, Fort Bend County (HBJ)
  • Market-Based Approach to Lowering Carbon Emissions Could Mean New Costs for Automobile Users, New Funding for Transit (Bloomberg)
  • Bowie Street Sign Changed to Honor David Bowie in Downtown Austin (Austin 360)

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