Today’s Headlines

  • Capital Metro Doesn’t Really Want Key Transit Design Element of Bond Proposal (Austin Monitor)
  • “Multimodal” CTRMA Spending $130 Million on Flyovers at One Toll Road Intersection (Statesman)
  • The OK-TX HSR Proposal Could Continue to Monterrey, Mexico (BizJournals)
  • UT-Arlington Students Counting Every Tree in Downtown Dallas for Walkability Study (Morning News)
  • San Antonio Council to Vote on Sustainability, Transportation, and Comprehensive Plan Tomorrow (Rivard)
  • Corridor Part of Austin Bonds Includes 18.4 Miles of Sidewalk, 38.4 Miles of Bike Lanes (Community Impact)
  • Unified Transportation Plan Confirms Prop 1 and 7 Are Nightmares of Road Spending (Houston Chron)

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