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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Texas High-Speed Rail Interests Hire Washington Lobbying Firm (The Hill) Register Today for TTI’s 2017 Traffic Safety Conference and Advocate for Vision Zero, June 7-9 Four New MetroRail Cars Are On Their Way to Austin’s Low-Ridership Rail Line (Monitor) Road Building Induces Car-Dependent Development (Star-Telegram) DART Removes Bus Stop in Effort to Cut Down on […]

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Allen Parkway Redesign Prioritizes Parking, Adds Completer Streets (Houston Chron) Texas High Speed Rail Opposition Using Coded Political Messaging (Purple City) Texas Central Zeroes in on Utility Alignment for Houston HSR Routes and Stations (Swamplot, Hou Biz Journal) Downtown Residential Tower and Mixed ReUse Planned Near Minute Maid Park, Finally (Houston Chron) Texas Subsidizing Roads to […]