Today’s Headlines

  • San Antonio’s New VIVA Bus Service to Cultural, Historic Places Started Operating Yesterday
  • Adler’s Bond Proposal Assumes TXDOT’s $14B Budget Can’t Afford Urban Streets (Statesman)
  • …A Better Modal Mix for $720M Has a Better Chance of Passing (Keep Austin Wonky)
  • City of Houston’s Annual Report to Houston Coalition for Complete Streets Is Tonight at 6:30 pm
  • How to Improve Texas’s Best Bus Line (the 82)? Install Walkable Urbanism. Fill Out the Survey.
  • Brown Foundation Gives $3M More to Bayou Greenways, Only $17M Shy of Total Goal (BizJournals)
  • Austin Required Parking for 57 Cars for Affordable Housing, But Residents Only Have 12 Cars (KXAN)

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