Today’s Headlines

  • The People of Houston Think Sidewalks Are the Most Poorly Done City Service (Houston Chron)
  • Terry Hershey, Titan of Houston’s Urban Environmental Movement, Dies at 94 (Houston Chron)
  • A Houston Metro Bus Full of People Filled Up With Flood Waters Yesterday (ViralHog)
  • Density More Important Than Building Efficiency in Fighting Climate Change (Grist)
  • Pedestrian Killed by Driver on This Terrifying Stroad in El Paso (El Paso Times)
  • Jury Finds TXDOT Guilty of Age Discrimination, Orders $254,440 Settlement (El Paso Times)
  • San Antonio Council Approves $850M Bond Vote With $600M for Transportation (SA Express-News)
  • Terrible News: CAMPO Consultants Forced to Reconsider Road Diet on Jollyville Road (CAMPO)

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Houston Auto Sales May Have Peaked in 2015 Just Above 2007 Peak (Houston Chron) Houston Area Single Family Home Starts May Have Peaked in 2014, at 2/3 of 2006 Peak (Houston Chron) DFW Will Allocate > $1B in Road Funds Without Reliable Understanding of Traffic (Morning News) Comptroller Estimates Prop 1 Transfers at $600M in 2016; $740M in 2017. Sold as […]

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Pro Road Dem Pickett to Chair House Transpo Committee, Prioritize TTC Oversight (El Paso Times) SB5 Would Restrict $1.5 Billion of Motor Vehicle Sales Tax to Road Spending (KVUE) Houston Developer Building Ten Residential Projects From Crowdsourced Plans (Houston Biz Journal) Family Suing Galveston Claims Woman’s Death Caused by Uneven Sidewalk (Southeast Texas Record) DART’s New Streetcars Finally Go into Service in Oak Cliff on April […]

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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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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 […]