Today’s Headlines

  • Big Surprise: INRIX Report Ranks Houston 4th Worst Traffic in the Nation (Chron)
  • So Far, Hit-and-Run Traffic Deaths on Pace to Be Higher in Houston in 2016 (Houston Chronicle)
  • FHWA‘s New Performance Measures Include Bike & Pedestrian Safety (Streetsblog USA)
  • Georgetown Council Approves ‘Granny Flats,’ Reduced Multifamily Permits to Promote Affordability (ABJ)
  • How Great Bus Stops Can Increase Ridership, Make Wait Times Seem Shorter and More (OffCite)
  • Businesses, Community Groups: Adopt a Bus Stop and Make it Awesome! (MobilityHouston)
  • Fed’s Decision to Change Signage Font May Make Traffic Signs Harder to Read (WFAA)

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