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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 […]

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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 […]

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Mayor Turner Signals Big Changes Could Be Coming for Affordable Housing Policy (Houston Chron) CAMPO Vote Sets Up Death of Lone Star Rail, With One Last Try at UP Railroad Deal (BizJournals) …AAMPO Declines to Fund Lone Star Rail (Express News) City of Houston 311 Emergency Heat Plan Will Drive You to a Library to Cool […]

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Mayor Sylvester Turner Says Houston Needs to Reduce Parking to Maximize Efficiency (Houston Chron) Austin’s New Downtown Rail Station Could Be Under Construction This Year (Community Impact) Austin Joins People for Bikes’ “Big Jump” Project to Double or Triple Bicycling (ATD) AAMPO Policy Council Prioritizes Building Loop 1604 Toll Lanes With Prop 7 Funds (Express-News) Luis Rangel Jr. […]

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Texas Comptroller’s Office Examines the Fiscal Impacts of Massive Road Spending (Fiscal Notes) Rick Wamre: Dallas Should Find a City Manager With Experience in Walkable Urban Cities (Advocate) H-GAC Commits Half a Million to Study Unnecessary 36A Sprawl Road (Houston Chron) Polling: Only 27% of Austin Voters Would Vote Against the Good Light Rail Plan (Austin […]

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Traffic Deaths Are on the Rise on U.S. Roads (NYT) Austin Residents Unsatisfied With How the City Plans for Growth and Traffic (Monitor) TXDOT‘s $15B Budget Request Includes Only $100M for Transit (0.6%) and $61M for Safety (0.4%) Another Person in El Paso Was Killed by a Driver While Walking at This Intersection (KVIA) Houston Matters Today at Noon to Talk […]