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  • Online Survey Available On City of Austin’s Priorities for Next Five Years of HUD Funding
  • Galveston’s trolley cars still months away from getting back on track (Houston Chron)
  • Fort Worth is crazy over TEXRail, so is now the time to extend the trains south and west? (Star Telegram)
  • Gulfton community honors child struck and killed in 2016 crash (Houston Chron)
  • El Paso District Attorney: Driver involved in deadly Tippin crash will not face criminal charges (KTSM)

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  • Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Says that Houston Will Become a Vision Zero City!! (Houstonia)
  • Woman Survives Hit-and-Run that Killed Husband at DART Bus Stop (Fox4News)
  • Houston Will Have Free B-Cycle rentals on Marathon Weekend (ABC13)
  • Uber launches dockless electric bikes and scooters In Dallas (CultureMap)
  • Patrick Kennedy Says Focus North Texas 2019 – on Feb 8th in Las Colinas – is About to Sell Out
  • Drunk Driver Causes Fiery Crash – But Victim Not Hurt – While Being Chased By Police (Morning News)
  • Downtown Houston Center to Undergo Street Friendly Renovations (BizJournals)
  • HOU<->DFW HSR Opening Day Now Pushed Back to 2025. Originally Was 2021 (Community Impact)
  • Austin’s 2016 Bond Funds Expanding Car Traffic Lanes for Hill Country Sprawl on Edge of City (Patch)

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  • Need for speed a recipe for disaster, national safety group says (Houston Chron)
  • As Tech Invades Cycling, are Bike Activists Selling Out? (Wired)
  • Driver Kills Pedestrian Trying to Cross Dallas Street at Bus Stop a Third of a Mile From Nearest Crosswalk (Morning News)
  • Cap Metro & City Create New Transit & Bike Lane (Capital Metro Blog)
  • Metro Plan’s Mix of Transit, Services a Nod to Differing Houston-area Demands (Houston Chron)
  • Harris County sheriff urges greater focus on road safety (Houston Chron)
  • Transportation Advocacy Group – Houston’s Lobby Day is February 28 in Austin

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  • More Details on Houston’s Downtown, Midtown, Parks, and Museums Bike Lane (Swamplot)
  • City of Austin Wins Bloomberg Climate Change Money for Electric Cars, TDM (Statesman)
  • City of Houston Bicycle Advisory Committee Will Have Vision Zero Discussion and Possible Action at Meeting this Wednesday, January 16
  • LBJ Future Forum Event: Austin Housing Affordability: A Critical Moment for Solutions, Thursday, January 24
  • Seven Year Old Child Critically Injured in Crash at Northeast Dallas Intersection (Morning News)
  • Texas School For The Blind And Visually Impaired Calls On Scooter Riders To Be More Mindful (KUT)
  • Neighborhood Planning Poised to Change (Austin Monitor)

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  • Does Texas need a hands-free law for drivers? [Asnwer: Yes] (KXAN)
  • In Increasingly Diverse Texas, the Legislature Remains Mostly White and Male (Texas Tribune)
  • Limiting the Amount of People Allowed to Live in the City of Austin Not Working Out Well (CultureMap)
  • Sit-Down Scooter Rental Program To Debut In Austin (KUT)
  • …Fights Over Scooters Reflect Desperate Need for Multimodal Safe Networks in Texas Cities (KXAN)
  • City of Austin on Track to Finish 2016 Mobility Bond in Eight Years (Community Impact)
  • A Growing Texas City Rethinks its Transportation Plan (Planetizen)
  • TXDOT Releases Report on Agency’s Plans for the Intersection of U.S. 290 West and Texas 71 (Austin Chron)

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  • Higher Gas Taxes Are Needed (Bloomberg)
  • Major Bus Checkpoints Set to See Improvements Near UT (CBS Austin)
  • TXDOT Asks Houstonians for Imput on Statewide Rail Plan (Innovation Map)
  • Some Conservatives Do Not Like TEXRail (Texas Scorecard)
  • …They’ll Likely Conflate Sprawl Rail with Urban Light Rail as Austin Moves Forward on Project Connect
  • Sorry for the Short Stack it Headlines Today. I Gotta Go Talk at the TXDOT Conference About Vision Zero

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  • Houston Region Numbers Show Road Deaths Decreasing (Houston Chron)
  • Sylvester Turner: Paradigm Shift: Houston is Creatively Reshaping its Mobility Approach (HNTB)
  • Tarrant County’s TEXRail Makes Maiden Voyage to DFW Airport (Morning News)
  • Houston Council Member Amanda Edwards Calls for H-GAC Leadership to Represent Diversity of Region
  • …Two Years After MPO for Most Diverse Metro Region in Nation Selected All White Male Exec Committee
  • Wide-Open Election for Dallas Mayor has Candidates Racing to Build Coalitions (Morning News)
  • Survey: walkWestside is Interested in Your Feedback on the Walking Facilities Within the Westside of San Antonio

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