Today’s Headlines

  • Austin Council Adopts Comprehensive Speed Policy Reform & Supports State Bill (Statesman, KEYE)
  • Austin City Council Finally Allows The Grove, Massive Mixed-Use, New Urbanist Infill (Statesman)
  • Houston Will Be Finished Building New Light Rail Lines (For Now?) on January 11 (Christof Spieler)
  • Alamo Regional Mobility Authority Thinks Doubling Lanes on Loop 1604 Is a Good Idea (Express News)
  • 22 Year Old Kills Joan Chaney — Grandmother of Eight — While “Street Racing” in Round Rock (KXAN)
  • CAMPO Approves $110M in Freeway Alterations on 71 and 290 in Bastrop County (Statesman)

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