Today’s Headlines

  • Texting While Driving Ban Will Be Considered on House Floor Wednesday at 10 — Watch the Live Video
  • …Texas One of Just Four States That Still Does Not Have Such a Ban (KUT)
  • DART Chief Lobbying Trump Administration for Transit (Morning News)
  • TXDOT Paying TTI to Study Robot Vehicles to Improve Transit, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Safety
  • This Bill Would Spell the End of Vehicle Safety Inspections in Texas (Houston Chron)
  • TXDOT & Transpo Commission Rushing to Allocate Funds #TXLege Might Take Away (Tribune)

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Houston Spike in Pedestrian Deaths Spurs Calls for Vision Zero and Better Urban Design (Houston Chron) All TXDOT Options for Loop 360 Based on Flawed CAMPO Models Assuming Sprawl (Monitor) Capital Metro CEO Linda Watson Does Not Understand How to Invest in Rail Transit (KEYE) Plano Building Lots of Mixed-Use Urbanism With Lots of Parking on DFW Freeway (Morning News) Everybody […]

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TXDOT Declares That Mission Is Vision Zero — Zero Fatalities at Road Construction Sites (TXDOT Pharr) Austin Mayor Adler Wants Managed Toll Lanes to Allow Rapid Bus and Rail Starter Line (Biz Journals) Petition Drive to Make Jersey Village Streets More Dangerous and Ban Red Light Cameras (Houston Chron) Houston Bike-Share Stations on Bayou Greenways Trails See Highest Use in […]