Today’s Headlines

  • Alamo Area MPO Calls for Proposals for $15M in Active Transportation TAP Funding (AAMPO)
  • 21st Century Transportation Planning Requires Focus on Access, Not Mobility (NextCity)
  • One Crash in a Non-Resilient Transportation System Blocks Tens of Thousands (Houston Chron)
  • Mark Tirpak: San Antonio Needs Real Transit Service Improvements, Not Wifi (NowCastSA)
  • Confronting the Perils of Walking Home From School in Katy (Houston Chron)
  • San Antonio Community Bond Meetings on Streets, Bridges, & Sidewalks Start October 11
  • Shuttle Van Start Up Expands From San Francisco to Austin (Movability Austin)
  • McKinney Trying to Replace Lost Transit — Low Density Enough for State Funds (Morning News)

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