Today’s Headlines

  • Parks & Wildlife Comm Might Approve Sacrificing 10 Acres of Park to Grand Porkway Today
  • Austin Mobility Talks Survey: 18% Prioritize New Roads, 34% Transit, 19% Reduce Cars (ATX Urbanists)
  • DART / TRE to Double Train Trips, Add Nights, Weekends, While Reducing Budget (Morning News)
  • Historic San Antonio Streetcar Lines Now Available on Google Maps
  • City of San Antonio Budget Process Asks Citizens to Fill Out Survey, Tinker With Proposed Budget
  • Budget Amendment Will Allow Council Member Choice on Metro Mobility Funds (Houston Chron)
  • Houston Planning & Development Doubles System Level Transportation Planning Budget, Prioritizes Proposed Bike Plan more than Complete Streets & Transportation Plan
  • Houston PWE Goals Are to Monitor Intersection LOS, Minimize Congestion and Delays on Arterials, Reduce Traffic Bottlenecks — Do Not Include the Words “Safety, Transit, Bike, Walk”
  • ReBuild Houston Performance Measures Do Not Include: Mode Share, Safety, VMT, Crashes, Access, Equity, ADA, Transit, Walk, Bike, Health
  • City of Houston Manages About 2.4M Parking Meter Transactions Annually; Washington Ave Parking Benefit District Has $100K for Bike Racks, Bcycle Stations, and Bus Shelters

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Houston Chronicle Editorial: City of Houston Bike Plan Must Focus on Safe Streets Car Thief Fleeing Police Kills Man, Injures Pregnant Woman in Crash in Bedford (Morning News) All Local Bus Trips in Houston Will Be Free For a Week For Launch of System Reimagining (KUHF) In North America, Only Toronto and New York Are Building More High Rises Than Houston […]

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Unincorporated Resident Opposition to Annexation Depends Upon County Subsidy of Sprawl (Rivard) Gene Locke Continues Innovative “County Spending Transpo Funds in City” Concept (Houston Chron) TXLege Committee Hears From TTI on TNC Regulations in Other States (KUT, TTI) Houston Budget on Rebuilding Streets Should Double in Five Years (Your Houston News) Aesthetic Preference Limiting Market, Public Investment […]

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Montgomery Officials Think Correct Response to Loss at Polls Is Another Road Bond (KUHF) … But Voters of Montgomery County Want Balanced Transportation Plans (Houston Chron) Klyde Warren Park Only Has 15 Bike Parking Spots, Issues Bike Parking Ticket (Dallas Observer) Community Leader Fighting City Attempt to Take Soccer Fields (Dallas Observer) Somebody Please Buy This $3M Dallas […]