Today’s Headlines

  • Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) Seeking New Executive Director. Please Pick Ian Lockwood
  • Can Dallas Go to Pay-As-You-Go After 2016 Bond Vote With $90M/Yr Road Maintenance Need? (Morning News)
  • Strange San Antonio Commission Decides Whether or Not Neighborhoods Have Hair Salons (Rivard)
  • Should Population of Juarez Count in Whether TXDOT Treats El Paso as a Metro District? (El Paso Inc.)
  • Lack of Transportation One of Main Impediments for DFW Veterans Accessing Services, Jobs (Tribune)
  • Current Payoff Price for Texas Toll Road Debt = $30 Billion, From Zero Under Gov. Bush (Tribune)
  • Crashes on Texas Roads Up More Than 2,000 Last Year — Stats Still Not Published Online (NewsWest9)

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Pro Road Dem Pickett to Chair House Transpo Committee, Prioritize TTC Oversight (El Paso Times) SB5 Would Restrict $1.5 Billion of Motor Vehicle Sales Tax to Road Spending (KVUE) Houston Developer Building Ten Residential Projects From Crowdsourced Plans (Houston Biz Journal) Family Suing Galveston Claims Woman’s Death Caused by Uneven Sidewalk (Southeast Texas Record) DART’s New Streetcars Finally Go into Service in Oak Cliff on April […]

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World Day of Remembrance Vigil and Memorial Walk Tonight in Austin to Honor Traffic Victims You Can Sign the Petition for a Safe Neighborhood Streets Bill to Fight Speed-Related Deaths It’s Hard to Ignore Mike Dahmus’ Critique of Cap Metro’s Project Connect 2.0 (M1EK) Texas Transportation Commissioners Chastened by TXDOT Sunset Report (Quorum Report) That Cute Ad About the […]

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Freeways, Streets, Bus Routes, MPO Meetings Shut Down By Rain in Houston. Again. Light Rail Running. Texas Will Have More for Road Spending Than Ever in 2018 and 2019 (Star-Telegram) “Project Connect” Meeting Reveals Beginnings of Austin’s Next Big Transit Push (Susan Somers) AURA Has a Petition Going to Support Capital Metro Connections 2025 Plan for Frequent Bus Grid Public Comment Period for Killeen-Temple […]

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Austin Sees Fewer Crashes, More People on Bikes, in 15 Years of Road Diets (Community Impact) The Early Days of Houston’s Strategy to Induce Sprawl Through Road Spending (Houston Chron) $3.6 Million Sound Wall Will Reduce Noise Along Freeway By 5 to 8 Decibels (Morning News) Midland Odessa MPO Still Planning Based on 2002 Traffic Study (OAOnline) TXDOT Proposing […]