Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Unanimously Recommends Light Rail for 2016 Bond (KEYE)
  • City of Austin Extended the Deadline for the Mobility Survey They Really Want You to Take
  • How Sprawl Works: Three Voters Decide to Spend $5 M in Fort Bend County MUD Bond (Chron)
  • US Rep Joe Barton Files Opposition to Texas High Speed Rail With Surface Transpo Board (TRA)

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San Antonio Budget Passes with $15M for Sidewalks and $500K for Lone Star Rail (Rivard Report) Dallas Morning News: Proposed Dallas Budget Continues to Neglect Streets Austin Has 283 Blocks of Previously Public On-Street Parking Reserved for Residents (Statesman) Ridership on Houston’s New Light Rail Lines at Projections in 3rd Full Month (Houston Chron) Dallas Chooses Jackson B4 Alignment for New Downtown Light […]

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Some on Dallas Council Want to Replace DART Appointees Supportive of Suburban Rail (Morning News) HEB Building Mixed-Use “Urban Prototype” Grocery Store on Wash Ave (Houston Chron) House Passes Rep. Israel Bill to Allow CapMetro to Run Buses on Freeway Shoulders (Monitor) Mayor Turner Proposes 17% Cut to Planning Department But 18% Increase in Transpo Planning CTRMA Adds Two New Board Members […]

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Federal Transpo Bill Includes New Texas Interstate That Won’t Touch a Major City (Houston Chron) Gulf Coast Rail District to Study Commuter Rail to Connect HSR to Downtown Houston (KUHF) Developers Envision 20th Century Driveable Campus for Houston Spaceport (Swamplot) Luxury Bus Service to Connect Houston and Austin (CultureMap) BikeHouston Seeks New Executive Director Streetsblog Texas […]

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ICYMI: Steve Radack Said, “This is Texas. People Either Want to Own a Horse or a Car.” (Houston Chron) Austin City Council Will Consider Proposal for Public Process to Prioritize Transpo Projects Today APD Using Buses to Catch People Driving While Texting (KEYE) Houston Declares 1917 Building TXDOT Needs to Raze for I-45/59 a Historic Landmark (Dug Begley) $174M Earmarked for North […]

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Today Is #DumpthePump Day for Those Not Yet Aware That Riding the Bus > Driving a Car (VIA) Xerox’s “Future of Transportation” Video Contains a Whopping 3 Pedestrians (Xerox) Real Estate Interests and Chamber Support Bond With Least Multimodal Funding (Austin Monitor) Reminder: $720M of Bond Funds Could Build 4,114 Miles of Sidewalks, only Half […]