Today’s Headlines

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  • Dallas to Redesign Streets for Safety and Street Life to Keep AT&T Downtown (Morning News)
  • Austin Adopts Ambitious Affordable Housing Goal and Sets Minimum Goal for Market Housing (Statesman)
  • Urban Design Flaws Cause People to Make a Run For It Across I-35 Freeway (KEYE)
  • Senator Don Huffines: Why It’s Appropriate to Allow Private Railroad to Use Eminent Domain (Morning News)
  • City of Galveston Getting Closer to Approving a Thoroughfare Plan (Guidry News)
  • Two Three San Antonio Area Police Officers Arrested for Drunk Driving on Same Night (Houston Chron)
  • TTI Issues Report on Texas Metropolitan Planning Organizations (You Can Also Read My Version)

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  • Help Austin Identify Top Priority Bikeway Projects (Austin Transpo Dept)
  • Some Heights Residents Are Not That Into Houston’s Massive Critical Mass (Leader News)
  • City of Austin Demographer Comes Out Strongly Against Smart Growth, Urbanization (Monitor)
  • Austin Group Aims to Reframe Debates Around City Growth and Development (Tribune)
  • Fresh Kermit Connecting Houston’s Downtown Cycle Track to Buffalo Bayou (Houston Bike Plan)
  • Drunk Driver Corina Rose Tijerina Killed Jacqulyn Yvette Pena on DWI Education Day (Conroe News)
  • Someone Drove the Wrong Way for Five Miles on Eastex Freeway (Houston Chron)
  • Caleb Pritchard: How to Beat Austin Traffic (Austin Monthly)

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  • Senate Committee on Transportation Sends Vision Zero Strategy Resolution (SCR 42) Unanimously to Senate Floor
  • …Also Unanimously Sends School Bus 3-Point Seatbelt Bill (SB 693) to Local Uncontested Calendar
  • Texas (Still) One of Four States Without a Ban on Driving While Texting (Texas Public Radio)
  • Galveston May Cut Some Bus Service Due to Funding Issues (Houston Public Media)
  • Alicia Pennington, 34, Died 14 Days After a Driver Struck Her Walking Across an Unlit Street (Star-Telegram)
  • Another Crash on SH71 West of Austin Kills Two People — Road Diet Needed (Statesman)

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  • Study: SF’s Red Transit-Only Lanes Improve Transit Speeds, Reduce Crashes (SFMTA)
  • Full Texas Senate Could Send Ban on Driving While Texting to Governor’s Desk This Week (Tribune)
  • Mayor Turner Will Reveal the Complete Communities Initiative on Monday (Houston Chron)
  • With Appeal of Open Meetings Act Violation Pending, Judge Doyal Looking at New Road Deal (Courier)
  • Downtown Austin Plan Almost Certainly Will Embrace Shoup-Style Smart Parking Prices (Monitor)
  • Peter LeCody on the Legislature’s All-Out Assault on Passenger Trains (Tribune)
  • Houston Metro Deploys Nintendo-Inspired Safety Marketing Campaign (Chris Andrews)
  • You Can Join San Antonio Mayor Ivy Turner on a Walk This Saturday, April 15

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  • Texas House Budget Gives TXDOT All Available Funds, Doubling Roads Spending Over Next Decade (Statesman)
  • Statewide Vision Zero Resolution to Have Public Hearing in Senate Committee Wednesday at 8 a.m.
  • Houston Metro Spending $16.5 Million Over 5 Years on Universal Accessibility (Houston Chron)
  • City of Houston Annual Complete Streets Report Says a Pedestrian Plan Is Coming, Some Day
  • Reminder: Help Capital Metro‘s Ambitious Transit Expansion Serve More People Not More Miles
  • Police Investigating Why Six People Were Injured in One Crash on this Race Track of a Road in El Paso (KVIA)
  • The Remodel of Speedway on the UT Campus Into a Pedestrian Mall Is Rad (Statesman)
  • TXDOT Call for Projects for Pedestrian and Bicycle Funding Now Open for Small Metros
  • A Fort Worth Hit-and-Run Driver Killed Wheelchair User Kurt Wheeler, 56 (Morning News)

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  • This US290 Freeway Widening That Forces the Closure of HOV Lane Has Zero Transit Improvements (HPM)
  • New Apartment Construction Soaring in the Dallas Fort Worth Region (Morning News)
  • Public Private Partnerships Have Mixed Results in Texas Toll Roads (NBCDFW)
  • The Economist Firmly Stands Against “Free Parking”
  • Only One Week Left to Submit Comments on Changes to CAMPO TIP and Its Millions in Road Spending
  • El Paso’s Sun Metro Struggling With Lower Ridership While Trying to Improve Service (KVIA)
  • Capital Metro Asks Area Teenagers to Explain Benefits of Transit in Videos

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