Today’s Headlines

  • More Than 200 People Show Up at DART Meeting in Support of D2 Subway (Morning News)
  • …DART Might Make Dallas Choose Between Streetcar Expansion and Subway (Morning News)
  • Jarrett Walker: Falling Oil Prices, Sputtering Economy Kept Houston Bus Ridership Down
  • Officer James Combs, Who Killed Brian Manring Driving Drunk, Finally Arrested Four Days Later (PINAC)
  • Somebody Started a Petition Asking TXDOT to Sink and Cap I-35 Through Urban Austin (?)
  • Deadline to Apply to Join City of Austin Bicycle Advisory Council Is August 28
  • Capital Metro Claims PRT Is Future of Transit, Wants to Present on Robocars at SXSW Eco
  • San Antonio Budget Proposal Has $1 Million Each for Safe Routes to Schools and Vision Zero (mySA)
  • San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor Indicates Vision Zero Is Just About Pedestrians on Morning TV (Fox29)

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Report Concludes That Parking Is Too Cheap in Downtown Austin (BizJournals, Monitor, KUT) San Antonio’s Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Org Calls for Vision Zero (AAMPO) Broad Support for Austin Bond, Even Though It Could Remove Car Lanes (Statesman) Kroger Building a Mixed-Use Super Market With Apartments in Downtown Dallas (Morning News) El Paso PD Increasing Enforcement to End Traffic […]

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Take the Survey: Austin Convention Center Expansion, Yes or No? (Dan Keshet) Undocumented Man Drives Car Over Off-Duty Police Officer (Morning News) San Antonio CM Shirley Gonzales Lobbying Texas Lege to Adopt Vision Zero Houston Sees Biggest Homes Sales Drop Since 2011 (Houston Chron) 2015 Health and the Built Environment Conference in San Antonio on Friday […]

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DART Will Hold 2 Public Meetings Today to Discuss Routes for New Downtown Line (Morning News) San Pedro Creek Linear Park Project Pitched for 2017 San Antonio City Bond (Rivard Report) $2.8 Billion Spent to Expand Katy Freeway and Congestion Increased (City Observatory) When ‘Vision Zero’ Conflicts With Local Politics… and Someone’s Death Could Have […]

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Council Member Shirley Gonzalez: San Antonio Needs Vision Zero (Express-News) Car Parking Is Free at San Antonio Sustainability Forum (Rivard Report) Longview News-Journal Editorial: Texas Should Study Txting & Driving. Lege Should Listen in 2017 Contractor Halts Work Widening 290 Freeway in Houston Following Same in El Paso (Houston Chron) …Bond Company Might Owe Texas Hundreds of Millions in Breach of Contracts […]

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Transportation Safety Initiatives Briefing at Austin Mobility Committee Includes Vision Zero Kinder Institute Report: Rice Village Has 1,000 Too Many Parking Spots (Houston Chron) Deep Ellum Getting Its First High Rise Apartments (Morning News) San Antonio Working on Plan to Add 200,000 People Through Annexation (Rivard Report) How Much Would Commercial DFW Be Worth If Austin Wins TCAD Lawsuit? (Observer) Waco […]