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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