Today’s Headlines

  • Road Blogger Tory Gattis Believes in Latent Demand, Advocates for Seamless BRT (Houston Strategies)
  • Nearly Every Person in Room Opposes Toll Road, Assumes TXDOT Will Build It Anyway (Texas Tribune)
  • Is Austin Capital Metro’s Declining Ridership All Because of Infrequent “Rapid Bus”? (Statesman)
  • Freeway Construction in Fort Worth Held Responsible for 20% Increase in Crashes (Star-Telegram)
  • Progress North Texas 2016 Report Focuses on Safety, Kinda; Also, Increasing Speed (NCTCOG)
  • Lots of Texans Killed in Traffic Over Holiday Weekend, Like in Medina (KSAT)
  • Livable Centers Proposals for Complete Streets on Buffalo Speedway and Timmons Are Rad (HGAC)

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BikeHouston Annual Meeting Tonight at the Ensemble Theater at Ensemble/HCC Light Rail Station. Explanation of House Road Bill: All Shoppers Must Pay for Roads, Not Just Car Buyers (TAG Houston) HB 80: Texas Ban on Txting While Driving Heads to House Floor on March 25 (BikeTexas) Proposal Calls for Converting 110 Acres of Parking to Greenspace at Dallas […]

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Outgoing Transpo Chair Ted Houghton Thinks Legislature is Wrong to Oppose Tolls (El Paso Times) Houston Memorial Park Plan Envisions Transit Access, Bike-share, Land Bridge Over Roads (KUHF) TPPF‘s “Liberty Cities” Emerge in Texas, Trying to Protect People from Big Cities (PanAm Post) DFW Legislator Files Bills to Fight Trinity Toll Road, Require Environmental Review (Morning News) Texas House Budget Adds Road […]