Today’s Headlines

  • Houston Auto Sales May Have Peaked in 2015 Just Above 2007 Peak (Houston Chron)
  • Houston Area Single Family Home Starts May Have Peaked in 2014, at 2/3 of 2006 Peak (Houston Chron)
  • DFW Will Allocate > $1B in Road Funds Without Reliable Understanding of Traffic (Morning News)
  • Comptroller Estimates Prop 1 Transfers at $600M in 2016; $740M in 2017. Sold as $900M/yr (Dick Levine)
  • People Who Live Near Historic San Antonio Missions Don’t Want People to Live There (Rivard)
  • Tour de Houston Will Be Sunday, March 20, 2016
  • Video: First Mobility Houston Discussion on Public Affairs Public Access TV
  • Housing Works Austin: ADU Code Changes Will Mean More Affordable Housing in Austin
  • El Paso Comprehensive Bike Plan Meetings Start Thursday, January 21

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Bob Voelker: Density Bonuses Not the Silver Bullet to Fix Dallas Affordable Housing (D Magazine) City of Fort Worth Hopes to Get People Walking Until They Are 100 (Next City) Protesters Call for Houston to Require Affordable Housing For Downtown Living Initiative (Houston Chron) About 1000 Houston Homes in Floodplains Must Be Rebuilt to Floodplain Standards (Houston […]

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There Isn’t Enough Walkable Urbanism For Everyone in Houston Who Wants It (Chron) Houston’s First Walking Tour to Explore How to Improve Streets & Public Space for Women 5/19 Janette Sadik-Khan, Former NYC Transpo Commissioner, at Kinder Institute Forum 5/18 Honor Bicyclists Who Have Been Killed at the Worldwide Ride of Silence 5/18 in Houston, Austin Austin Urban Transpo Commish […]

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Eight Organizations Urge Austin to Meet January 2017 Target for Form-Based Code (Monitor) Austin “Environmental” Commission Opposes Density of Jobs and Retail Development (TWCNews) People Crashing Cars Into Cows Is a Thing With the Ag Land-Destroying Grand Porkway (CW39) The Power of Transit 2016: Advancing Regional Coordination, June 22 at H-GAC & Online Austin Council Passes Amazing […]

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HGAC, TXDOT Paint Nightmare Scenario of Unrealistic Future Traffic on I-45 (Community Impact) Data Shows People Are Driving Less on Major Austin Arterial Corridors (Monitor) Real Estate Expert: Housing More Than 18 Miles From Jobs Is Crazy (BizJournal) Three People Have Died in Car Crashes This Morning So Far in Houston (Houston Chron) No One Chose to Ride […]

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Austin Police Have Been Issuing “Don’t Block the Box” Tickets for Blocking Crosswalks Too (Reddit) Sprawl Causes Traffic, Drains Budgets, But Gets City Planning Approval (Houston Business Journal) TXDOT Contractor — Also Working on Houston’s 290 — Stops Work on I-10 in El Paso (El Paso Times) Texas Triangle Megaregion Featured in UCLA Report on Potential for Hyperloop (Houston Chron) Massive Spending […]