Today’s Headlines

  • Austin City Council Adopts Vision Zero (KUOW, #atxurbanists)
  • Houston Mayor Turner Publicly Says “Vision Zero” for the First Time (@houstontomorrow)
  • Improving Safety on Roads Could Also Be the Best Way to Reduce Traffic (KEYE)
  • Ride a Free Austin B-Cycle With Code 2453 for Bike to Work Day Today
  • Austin Council Approves First Vote for Driver-Run Taxi Co-ops (Statesman)
  • How Has Dallas Used Its Desegregation Trust Fund? (Observer)
  • Mixed-Use New Urban Project Moves Forward After Decade of Working to Change the Game (HBJ)

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City of Austin Vision Zero Task Force Releases Draft Vision Zero Action Plan Austin Selected for National Vision Zero Network’s Vision Zero Focus Cities (Statesman) Statesman Encourages Austin City Council to Seek Compromise With Ride Hailers Austin Installs Awesome Intersection With Polka Dots, Safe Crosswalks, and Neckdowns TTC Chooses Odd Strategy of Encouraging More Traffic With $1.3 […]

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Austin Council Okays Converting 5th Street to Two-Way After First Ever Nighttime Traffic Study (Monitor) DART Wants You to Fill Out This Survey on Satisfaction With Rail 44 Of Texas’s 100 “Most Congested” Roadways Are in the Houston Region (Houston Chron) Awash in Evidence to the Contrary, TXDOT Claims Freeway Widening Reduces Congestion (Click2Houston) Austin’s First Batch of Mobility […]

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Houston City Council Gives Go Ahead for First Master Bike Plan in 20 Years (CM Ed Gonzalez) …Harris County Housing Authority President Tom McCasland Explains the Significance Abbott Compares Border to Vision Zero, Does Not Introduce Attempt at Vision Zero (Quorum Report) Sprawl Toll Road Users Have Been Getting Free Ride Through Xerox Error (MyFoxHouston) Austin Intersections Will […]

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Austin Vision Zero Program Asks Residents to Pinpoint Dangerous Places on Vision Zero Input Map CNU-CTX Posts Video of Remarkable Address by Jeffrey Tumlin in Austin in December Texas Researchers May Test Automated Transit Vehicles on Houston Express Lanes, Streets (Houston Chron) El Paso Council Member Peter Svarzbein Working to Rebuild an International Streetcar Line (CityLab) TXDOT Public Transportation Advisory […]

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KUT Week Long Series on Vision Zero: Speed Limits, Drunk Driving Deaths, Plan Heads to Council Austin Transportation Department Pursuing Deregulation of Taxis, “Open Entry System” (KUT) Austin Mayor Adler Unveils “TransitScreen” at City Hall for the Smartphone-less (MassTransitMag, TWC) New Houston Metro Chairwoman Wants Transit Expansion, Regional Plan, Bond Vote (Houston Chron) City of Austin […]

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Capital Metro Defends MetroRail After Flawed Forbes Attack on Rail Transit (MetroBlog) Austin City Manager Sends First Memo on Vision Zero Progress (City of Austin) City of Austin Hiring Two Complete Streets/Vision Zero Interns (Apply) Patrick Kennedy‘s Safe Streets Activism Includes Using Personal Speed Gun to Monitor Dallas Streets SATomorrow Accepting Applications for Sustainability Awards Until August 26 […]