Today’s Headlines

  • TXDOT‘s 2015 “Texas Motor Vehicle” Stats: VMT Up, Traffic Deaths Steady at 3,531
  • Also: 550 Pedestrian Deaths, a 12.7% Increase from 2014 (TXDOT)
  • Whether or Not TNC Drivers are Employees Is Now a #TXLege Issue for 2017 (Quorum Report)
  • Driver Who Killed Elizabeth Lezama, 23, Still on the Loose in Houston (ABC13)
  • Sun Metro Seeing Increase in Transit Use as El Paso Construction Hinders Driving (KVIA)
  • Mayor Turner Thinks Houston Can Add 800 Miles of Bike Lanes in 10 Years (Downtown Houston)
  • AAMPO, CAMPO Not Sure About Lone Star Rail District. Maybe TXDOT Though? (Express News)
  • Ride the A Train for Free on June 18 to Celebrate 5 Years of Denton County Commuter Rail (NBCDFW)

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Houston Spike in Pedestrian Deaths Spurs Calls for Vision Zero and Better Urban Design (Houston Chron) All TXDOT Options for Loop 360 Based on Flawed CAMPO Models Assuming Sprawl (Monitor) Capital Metro CEO Linda Watson Does Not Understand How to Invest in Rail Transit (KEYE) Plano Building Lots of Mixed-Use Urbanism With Lots of Parking on DFW Freeway (Morning News) Everybody […]

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Useless, Destructive Sprawl Road Proposal for 36A Creeps Forward (Houston Chron) Dallas Very Slowly Moving Along on 2nd Downtown LRT Route, Maybe 2030-ish (Morning News) Ride of Silence All Over Texas Today to Honor Those Injured or Killed While Cycling TXDOT to Subsidize Driving Alone on 290, Increase Traffic, Deny Space for Transit (Houston Chron) Sprawl Road Not […]

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TXDOT Adding a Lane on Each Side of Katy Freeway by Restriping Direct Connections (Houston Chron) Construction Beginning on Private Toll Road in the Middle of 288 in Houston (ABC13) TTI Poll Results: Investing Vastly More in Driving Than Transit Doesn’t Yield Good Transit (Houston Chron) Austin City Council Asks for Capital Metro to Waste Money on Parking, Help […]