Today’s Headlines

  • Austin Passes $500M Complete Streets Bond to Support Transit-Oriented Development (Statesman, KUT)
  • Hays County Approves $131M Roads-Only Bond to Encourage Sprawl (Statesman)
  • What’s Wrong With Comparing Seattle to Houston? (StrongTowns)
  • You Can Now Fill Out a More Detailed Survey for the Travis County Transportation Plan
  • Construction Begins on SH45SW Toll Road to Sprawl Austin More, Increase Traffic (KXAN)
  • H-GAC Transportation Policy Council Approved New MOU That Includes Performance Based Planning
  • The Texas School Financing System Requires Urban Areas to Finance Suburban and Rural Schools (TEA)

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Austin City Council Will Consider Vision Zero Action Plan Today — Call or Email (Tom Wald) Governor Abbott Suggests Bills Already Written to “Overturn” Failed Prop 1 Vote (Tribune) UTCTR Notes Sprawl as Transportation Problem, But Not Urbanism as Solution (Statesman) TXDOT Traveler Information Survey Doesn’t Offer Switching Modes as Option to Avoid Traffic City Along DFW Sprawl Toll Road to […]

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Today Is #DumpthePump Day for Those Not Yet Aware That Riding the Bus > Driving a Car (VIA) Xerox’s “Future of Transportation” Video Contains a Whopping 3 Pedestrians (Xerox) Real Estate Interests and Chamber Support Bond With Least Multimodal Funding (Austin Monitor) Reminder: $720M of Bond Funds Could Build 4,114 Miles of Sidewalks, only Half […]

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Todd Litman Critiques Houston’s Center for Opportunity Urbanism Report (Planetizen) For 3rd Time, Montgomery County Seeks Road Only Bond — Unclear What Lord Wants (Houston Chron) City of Austin Suing Texas Appraisal System, Says Commercial Undervalued, Appeals Unfair (Statesman) Fort Worth Promise of Better Bus Instead of Rail Hasn’t Materialized in Five Years (CityLab) San Antonio Signed Agreement With […]

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Driver Hits and Kills 12-Year-Old San Antonio Girl Walking to School (KSAT) SE Houston Residents Want Safe Intersection After 67-Year-Old Grandmother’s Preventable Death (KHOU) Austin Council Mobility Committee Asks Staff to Study Transit Priority Policy to Speed Up Bus (Monitor) Austin South Central Waterfront Plan Is Beautiful: Dense Urbanism + Nature (Statesman) Thorough Critique of Joel Kotkin’s “Dog Whistle to […]

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Most of Dallas Is Unaffordable When You Count Transportation Costs. Can DART Fix It? (Morning News) DART BoardUrges Dallas Council Not to Take Away Transit Sales Tax Funding Texas Transportation Commission UTP Vote Opens the Firehose of Road Spending (Statesman) Someone Killed Jamie Ray Petree With a Car and Left Him to Die in a Ditch (12News) Pickup Driver […]