Today’s Headlines

  • 6 People Dead After Memorial Day Floods (CBS)
  • Austin Mayor Wants $720 Million Bond for Roads (ABJ)
  • Sen. Watson Proposes Puzzling Plan to Fund $4.6B I-35 Expansion With Local Sources (ABJ)
  • University of Texas to Replace Parking Lot With Sports Arena (KXAN)
  • Grand Parkway Corp Pleased About Soaring Traffic After Opening of New Segment (Chron)
  • UH & TTI Study Finds Distracted Driving Ruins ‘6th Sense’ That Helps Drivers Be Safe (Chron)
  • VIA to Improve Northeast Bus Service to Deal With Overcrowding, Poor Reliability (ExpressNews)

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Austin’s Urban Transportation Commission Calls for High-Capacity Transit on November Ballot (KLBJ) Council Member Casar Strongly Urges Transit, Sidewalks, Bike Lanes, Urban Rail in Nov Transpo Bond Turner Scraps IAH Airport Contracts, Starts the Bidding Over… Surface Transpo Element? (Chron) TXDOT Says Lawmakers Must Force Them Not to Be Highway Building Department (Houston Chronicle) East End Light […]

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Biden: Dallas-Houston HSR the Beginning of New Transportation Era in America (Morning News) House Republicans Want to Raid Federal Reserve to Pay for Transportation (American Conservative) Biden Applauds Spending on Ped/Bike Trails and Light Rail Connections in Houston (Chron) Funding Discussion for Lone Star Rail Postposed Until 2016 (Rivard Report) TAPS Public Transit to Lay Off […]

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Disaster by Design: Why Houston Shouldn’t Be Surprised When Floodplains Flood (Chron) Time for City and County to Get More Strict With Watershed Planning & Development (Chron) BikeAustin: Bike Master Plan a Way to Address Equity, Congestion With 2016 Bond (Monitor) Dallas Considers Smaller 2017 Bond Package, Transition to Pay-As-You-Go Model (Dallas News) Austin MetroRail Kiosks Will […]

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DART Plans to Increase Frequency & Hours of Commuter Rail Without Increasing Costs (DNews) Houston Council Approves Fast Process for Getting Traffic Calming in Neighborhoods (Chron) Uber Tries to Renegotiate Fingerprint Checks in Houston Before Super Bowl 2017 (HBJ) Memorial City Residents Sue City Over Inadequate Stormwater Mitigation (Chron) 2-Way HOV Lanes Approved for Parts […]

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Drunk Driver Chased By Police Kills Houston Student on Prom Date (Chron) UTSA Architecture Imagines Sky Transit & 1000 Parks for Broadway Ave Makeover (MySA) Lakeshore Blvd Gets Road Diet and 2-Way Protected Bike Lanes in Austin (via @kdaacon) Kingston & Griggs Defend Oak Cliff Streetcar Against Criticisms of Utility & Cost (Observer) Dallas Gives Costco […]