Today’s Headlines

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  • San Antonio’s Draft Corridors Strategic Framework Plan Has Transit, TOD, Maps — Comments Due 9/30
  • Nice: Dallas to Make Several Pedestrian-Friendly Street Changes to Keep AT&T Downtown (Morning News)
  • What Can We Learn From How Houston’s Car Congestion Was Rebooted After Harvey? (Houston Chron)
  • Fatal Crash Stops Yet Another Attempt to Take Down Robert E. Lee Statue (Dallas Observer)
  • Houston Metro Will Be Filing Claim With FEMA for Harvey Costs (HPM)
  • All New Texas School Buses Must Have Three-Point Seat Belts as New Law Goes Into Affect (Tribune)

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Talking Headways Podcast: Land Value Capture and Transit

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For this week's podcast we return to the UITP Global Public Transport Summit in Montreal. This session on land value capture features Julian Ware of Transport for London, Sharon Liu of Hong Kong’s MTR, and Iain Dobson of Strategic Regional Research Associates in Toronto. Each gives their perspective on how land value capture relates to transport development.

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  • Friends of Austin Neighborhoods Publishes 9 Recommendations to Improve CodeNEXT
  • VIA Offers Free Park and Ride Service to Guns N’ Roses Concert (NewsSA)
  • Shape the Future of Downtown Austin by Taking the Community Survey
  • Micro-Housing Coming to Downtown Austin in New Mixed-Use Building (Towers)
  • Map Shows Which Streets and Houses Will Remain Flooded Nine Days From Now (Swamplot)
  • San Antonio’s Earn-A-Bike Coop Hosting a Pedal Party to Fund Bikes for Kids (Rivard)
  • Houston Bcycle Seeking Bicycle and Monetary Donations to Give Evacuees Bikes

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Today’s Headlines

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  • 3 Ways DART Can Confront Its Midlife Crisis and Win Over Doubters (Morning News)
  • Gov. Abbott Appoints Former Dem Lawmaker John Sharp to Head Governor’s Commission to Rebuild Texas (Tribune)
  • How You Can Help Texas Transit Operators and Workers Affected by Harvey (TransitWire)
  • Austin Council Gets Two Presentations on CodeNEXT Second Draft
  • Free Morning Talk With San Antonio’s New Mayor Ron Nirenberg in Austin, Friday (Tribune)
  • TXDOT Crews Using Temporary Pumps to Drain Beltway 8 Toll Road of Flood Waters (Houston Chron)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Austin Vision Zero Reports Detail Progress; Crash Data Mostly Unchanged (Monitor)
  • Houston City Council Meeting Held in GRB Convention Center/Disaster Shelter for 9,000 People (Chris Andrews)
  • Sketch City Crowdsourced Map of Houston Area Shelters and Needs for Donations and Volunteers
  • Former Mayor Bill White – Who Welcomed 250K Katrina Evacuees – Evacuated His Home (Houston Chron)
  • Proposals to Speak at National Transportation Safety Conference in San Antonio Due Tomorrow
  • DriveTexas Shows All the Closures, Flooding, and Impassable Areas on Texas Roads
  • 20 Mile Car-Free Dallas Bike Ride Early Registration Now Open
  • Maps of Impervious Houston in 1990 and 2014 (Emily Badger)
  • It’s Not the Zoning, It’s the MUD (Overhead Wire)

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