Today’s Headlines

  • “Austin Neighbors” Start Petition to Maintain Segregation
  • Austin Council Establishing Land Trusts to Ensure East Side Affordable Housing (KUT)
  • AMTRAK Could Extend Heartland Flyer to Connect Fort Worth to Kansas City (Passenger Rail OK)
  • Where Things Could Go Next With a Texting While Driving Ban (HPM)
  • Dallas Considering Over $400 Million in Streets Bond. Will It Fund Complete Streets? (Morning News)
  • Austin Man Commutes to Downtown Every Morning By Kayak (KUT)

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Report Concludes That Parking Is Too Cheap in Downtown Austin (BizJournals, Monitor, KUT) San Antonio’s Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Org Calls for Vision Zero (AAMPO) Broad Support for Austin Bond, Even Though It Could Remove Car Lanes (Statesman) Kroger Building a Mixed-Use Super Market With Apartments in Downtown Dallas (Morning News) El Paso PD Increasing Enforcement to End Traffic […]

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SB 2103 Passes Senate Transpo Committee 5-1; Senator Nichols: “I’m Okay With It” Driver Kills 3-Year-Old Boy Playing Ball on His Neighborhood Street in Fort Worth (Morning News) Can Austin Still Adopt a Form-Based Code That Takes Climate Change Seriously? (KUT) Time Spent Hearing from “Neighborhoods” Means Enviro Commission Not Able to Work on CodeNEXT (Monitor) Awesome Ai Weiwei Bicycle Sculpture Will Be […]

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Strong Towns Podcast Talks to @WalkableDFW on Tearing Out One Road, Not Building Another Private Toll Road Builder Says Hands Tied, Can’t Help Community Affected by Noise (Houston Chron) City of Dallas Low Homeownership Rate May Be Sign of Thriving Millennial Economy (Morning News) Houston Jobs Are Most Transit-Accessible of Big Texas Cities, Austin Jobs the Least (Morning News) Uber Leaves San […]

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Scott Griggs: “Success Is Not a Toll Road to a Job in North Dallas, But an Elevator Ride to a Job in Southern Dallas” (Morning News) Houstonians Yet to Grasp That Protected Bike Lane Is Not a Parking Spot (Houston Press)… Also Austinites 1,200 Units of Mixed-Use Walkable Urbanism and Parks Planned for ~70 Acres in Central Austin (KVUE) 1,800 […]

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Kaz Wojtewicz: Let’s Tackle Austin’s Affordability Crisis Without Villainizing Newcomers (KUT) Dallas City Council Approves New 7-Year Contract for Red Light Cameras (Morning News) …Program Could Be Grandfathered in Even If Senate Version of Red Light Ban Passes (The Newspaper) Son of Man Killed in Texas Church Bus Crash Seeks Texting-and-Driving Ban (Morning News) Austin […]

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Statewide Driving While Texting Ban Should Get Vote on Senate Floor Soon Turner Release 5 Housing Policy Changes in Response to Scathing Report (Houston Chron) City of Austin Has Inadequate Understanding of How to Grow Tax Base (Monitor) TXDOT Expects I-45 North Widening Will Require Extensive Displacement (HPM) Public Confused That Austin May Keep Segregation in Form Based Code […]