Today’s Headlines

  • Austin’s Prop 1 Defeated, Uber and Lyft Say They Will Cease Operations Today (Texas Tribune)
  • Lyft Suspends Austin Service, Uber to Follow (Statesman)
  • Man Charged With Homicide for Killing a Pedestrian at 60 MPH, Fleeing Scene (Star Tribune)
  • 5 People Killed in Head-on Crash Near Dripping Springs (Statesman)
  • The Old, Mysterious Buffalo Bayou Water Cistern Will Open May 13 (Houston Chronicle)
  • Houston Traffic Pollution Linked to Premature Births, Higher for Women With Longer Commutes (Houston Chronicle)
  • NHTSA Administrator Rosekind Will Speak as TTI Traffic Safety Conference Keynote

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