Today’s Headlines

  • Traffic Fatalities in Texas Again Led Nation in 2016: 3,757 Deaths, Up From 3,531 in 2015 (Insurance Journal)
  • Transportation Advocacy Group – Houston Encourages #TXLege to Develop Multimodal Corridors (Impact)
  • Houston’s Downtown Protected Bike Lane Will Soon Directly Connect to Buffalo Bayou Trail (HPM)
  • Austin City Council Goes Forward With Limiting a TOD and Some Funding for Cap Metro (Monitor)
  • Let the Games Begin: Austin City Council Will Have First CodeNEXT Briefing on Feb 22

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