Today’s Headlines

  • Presentations Now Available From TTI Texas Safety Conference
  • Membership of TX Traffic Safety Task Force Revealed in TTC Comm Moseley’s Presentation
  • …Which Proposes That TXDOT Goal Is to Reduce 3,533 Deaths to Zero in 10 Years (10% Every Year)
  • FHWA Vision Zero Presentation Shows Houston as “Considering Vision Zero” (pdf)
  • Austin & San Antonio Vision Zero Presentations
  • How Will Amtrak Be Involved With Texas Central Private HSR? (Peter J LeCody)
  • Renovating Old Urbanism in San Antonio’s Growing Downtown Tech District (Rivard)
  • Dallas City Council Gets Contentious Over Proposal for a Park Capping Part of I-35E (Morning News)
  • TXDOT Trying to Extend the “Controversial” 249 Toll Road All the Way to Navasota (KWBC)
  • CM Garza Forum Post: Of Course Austin Should Invest in Sidewalks, Safety, & Multimodal Access Now

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