Today’s Headlines

  • Senator Brandon Creighton Votes for Sprawl MUDs for Firm Where He Is Exec VP (Houston Chron)
  • Rep Cecil Bell Landed $2.4M Contracts Off Sprawl MUDs, Which He Supports in Lege (Houston Chron)
  • Fort Worth Councilwoman Ann Zadeh Pushing for Safe Neighborhood Streets Bill (Star-Telegram)
  • Induced Traffic Is Eliminating the “Miracle” of Opening Shoulders on SH161, as Expected (Observer)
  • Bills Filed in #TXLege to Remove Local Ability to Save Lives With Red Light Cameras (Morning News)
  • Senator Robert Nichols Contradicts TXDOT Sunset Report Ahead of Dec 8 & 9 Hearing (Houston Chron)
  • Half of the $3 Million Scammed From El Paso Streetcar Project Has Been Recovered (El Paso Times)
  • Texas Lawmakers Find Trump Toll-Based Road Spending Plan “a Little Scary” (Tribune)
  • Houston Metro Running Test on Zero Emissions, All Electric Bus for 90 Days (Defender)

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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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Indicted! Secret Talks by County Judge, Commissioners, Tea Party PAC for Holy Road Bond (Courier) Off Duty, Drunk, Speeding El Paso Police Officer Killed Dane Keith Rutter on I-35 (Fox7) Uptown BRT Expected to Be Open to Passenger Service March 2019 (Houston Chron) Freeway Construction Delays Often Outweigh Brief Period of Free Flow Before Induced Traffic (Guidry) Vulnerable […]

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Uber Threatens to Leave Houston Over Fingerprinting & Requirements Agreed to in 2014 (Houston Chron) Mayor Turner Won’t Compromise Public Safety — Giving Threats Isn’t How We Do It Here (Periscope) Paving Our Prairies With Sprawl Roads Contributes to Flooding (Houston Chron) May Is National Bike Month. May 15 Is Bike to Work Day. Houston. Austin. DFW. El Paso. Denton. […]

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Houston Built Amazing Urban Park, But You Can’t Get to It Safely, Comfortably (Offcite) Trust for Public Land: Houston Near Bottom in Terms of Parks Accessibility (HPM) Architect Proposes Bars in Bayou Parks Along Hike/Bike Trails (Houston Chron) Houston Greenfield Sprawl Now Has Nature Amenity Instead of Golf (Houston Chron) With Failure of Bill at #TXLege, […]

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Governor Abbott Says Something About High Speed Rail, Thinks Robo-Cars Are Future (Tribune) Can Mixed-Use, Transit-Oriented Redevelopment Not Price Out Existing Folks? (Houston Chron) HGAC Federal Clean Air Funds Drive Kids to School in Cleaner Buses (Your Houston News) El Paso Drivers Pissed Off at Inconvenience of Police Cleaning Up Deadly Bus Crash (KVIA) TXDOT Trying to Recoup Costs […]