Today’s Headlines

  • Houston Finally Relaxes Parking Requirements for City of Montrose — Congrats OKRA (Houston Chron)
  • Houston Area MPO Leaders Accept Mayor Turner’s Call for Paradigm Shift to Transit (Houston Chron)
  • Austin Council Finally Approves TXDOT Request to Lower Speed Limit on North Lamar (Mayor Adler)
  • Austin Council Fends Off NIMBYs to Approve 800 Unit Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income TOD (BizJournals)
  • We Missed This: #TXLege Budget Writers Consider Better Uses for Roads-Only Funding (Tribune)
  • …”Transportation Advocates of Texas” Fighting to Keep the Roads-Only Funding
  • …Senator Kirk Watson Willing to Consider Better Uses
  • …Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Promises to Stick With Moar Roads (Star-Telegram)

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