Today’s Headlines

  • I-45 in Houston Is #1 for Drunk Driving Crashes in Nation, TXDOT Planning to Encourage More (Houston Chron)
  • H-GAC Policy Council Could Allocate $675M More to Transit, Safe Streets, But Doesn’t (Houston Chron)
  • Two Dead, Two Injured in Hays County Crash on SH21 (Austin American Statesman)
  • Better Block-Inspired Tactical Urbanism Project in Austin’s Mueller Makes Traffic Safer (Spectrum)
  • Red State Republicans Advocating for Restoring Gulf Coast AMTRAK Route Derailed by Hurricane Katrina (Politico)
  • America’s Sprawl Starts Right at Border – Juarez, Population 1.5 Million, Is Smaller Than El Paso, Population 600,000 (CityLab)
  • Study: Good Bike-Share System Reduces Congestion by 4% in Most Congested Areas (Resources for the Future)
  • Austin City Council Is Sprawling Citizen Comment Via Video Link to Car-Dependent Areas (Community Impact)

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Houston Chronicle Editorial: City of Houston Bike Plan Must Focus on Safe Streets Car Thief Fleeing Police Kills Man, Injures Pregnant Woman in Crash in Bedford (Morning News) All Local Bus Trips in Houston Will Be Free For a Week For Launch of System Reimagining (KUHF) In North America, Only Toronto and New York Are Building More High Rises Than Houston […]