Today’s Headlines

  • Elections for All Dallas City Council Seats Began Yesterday
  • Austin’s MetroRapid Sees 26% Jump in Ridership Following Fare Reduction (Monitor)
  • Capital Metro Will Slowly Expand Frequent Bus Grid Through Public Process (Impact)
  • Some Real Estate and Energy Interests Want #TXLege to Spend as Much as Possible on Roads (Tribune)
  • Texas Bill to Force Cities to Accept Uber/Lyft Also Includes Discrimination Against LGBTQ Residents (Statesman)
  • Kathryne Norsworthy Killed in Crash on This Race Track Around the City of Crockett (KTRE)
  • Oversized Vehicle Use of “Free Roads” Imposes Costs of at Least $150 Million Annually on Texas Counties

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