Today’s Headlines

  • SCR 42, the Vision Zero Resolution, [Update: is on Intent Today. Vote Expected Next Week]
  • Lawmakers Proceeding Statewide Rules for Ride Hailing Companies (Houston Chron)
  • Houston Critical Mass Continues Growing, Could Use Some More Ride Leaders (Houston Chron)
  • Denton Asks NCTCOG for Safe Routes to School Funds for Terribly Dangerous Streets (NBCDFW)
  • Dallas Men Bilked Taxpayers Through Lax TXDOT Land Procurement Practices (Morning News)
  • Houston Metro Looks Into Providing Buses to Areas That Choose Not to Pay Transit Taxes (HPM)
  • Texas Work Zone Fatalities Rose 27 Percent Last Year, And Speed Is the Leading Cause (Patch)
  • Texas Bill to Allow Testing of Robot Cars on Public Roads Passes Senate Committee (TechCrunch)

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