Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Turner Signals Big Changes Could Be Coming for Affordable Housing Policy (Houston Chron)
  • CAMPO Vote Sets Up Death of Lone Star Rail, With One Last Try at UP Railroad Deal (BizJournals)
  • …AAMPO Declines to Fund Lone Star Rail (Express News)
  • City of Houston 311 Emergency Heat Plan Will Drive You to a Library to Cool Off in A/C (Swamplot)
  • Driver Kills Pedestrian Crossing Dark 40 MPH Stroad in San Antonio (MySanAntonio)
  • Texas Central to Pay for City Study of High Speed Rail-Oriented Development (Morning News)
  • Austin Mayor Adler Talks 2016 Transportation Bonds (Austin Monitor)
  • New Dallas Streetcar Schedule Starting Monday, August 29 (DART)
  • El Paso City Council Approves Comprehensive Bike Plan (City of El Paso)

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San Antonio, Austin Mayors Want Better Regional Transportation Planning (BizJournals) …With Many Ready to Declare Lone Star Rail Dead (My San Antonio) …and the SH130 Toll Road a Tremendous Failure (Express News) City of Houston Slowly Replacing “Share” Signs With “Bikes May Use Full Lane”(BikeHouston) TXDOT Publishes Bicycle Fatality Stats — City Street Crashes Less Lethal Than Others TTI Finishing […]

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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 […]

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City of San Marcos Passes Ban on Driving While Using Hand Held Devices (The University Star) Mary Pustejovsky: No One Should Have to Lose a Friend in Traffic (Vision Zero ATX) What Does It Mean That Ross Perot is Building Drivable Mixed-Use Development? (Morning News) El Paso Bike Plan Open House, Wednesday, December 2 at El […]

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Streetcar Project Got Scammed Out of $3.2 Million Through Email Phishing (El Paso Times) Kinder Study: Share of “Poor” Neighborhoods in Houston in 1980: 9%; in 2016: 39% (KHOU) City of Sugar Land Will Grow From 87,000 to 117,000 With Annexation of Sprawl MUDs (Houston Chron) City of Austin Adopts Age-Friendly Austin Plan With Focus on Improving Pedestrian Environment […]

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Austin Police Have Been Issuing “Don’t Block the Box” Tickets for Blocking Crosswalks Too (Reddit) Sprawl Causes Traffic, Drains Budgets, But Gets City Planning Approval (Houston Business Journal) TXDOT Contractor — Also Working on Houston’s 290 — Stops Work on I-10 in El Paso (El Paso Times) Texas Triangle Megaregion Featured in UCLA Report on Potential for Hyperloop (Houston Chron) Massive Spending […]

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Texas Comptroller’s Office Examines the Fiscal Impacts of Massive Road Spending (Fiscal Notes) Rick Wamre: Dallas Should Find a City Manager With Experience in Walkable Urban Cities (Advocate) H-GAC Commits Half a Million to Study Unnecessary 36A Sprawl Road (Houston Chron) Polling: Only 27% of Austin Voters Would Vote Against the Good Light Rail Plan (Austin […]