Today’s Headlines

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  • Houston’s Walkable Places Comm Talks “Ordinance to Promote City-wide Walkability” Today
  • CAMPO to Keep Will Conley Chair With “Backroom Deal that Twists [Federal] Rules” (Monitor)
  • You Can Email Questions for the Four Candidates for Capital Metro CEO
  • Driver Kills One Good Samaritan, Injures Other Who Were Pushing SUV (Morning News)
  • Carol Ellinger Haddock Will Be First Woman To Lead Houston’s Public Works (HPM)
  • Former Chair of TTC, Hope Andrade, Stepping Down as VIA Transit Board Chair (KSAT)
  • ‘Complete Streets’ Are the Roads to a Healthier, More Equitable New Orleans (The Lens)
  • The Woodlands First in Area to Unveil Dockless Bikes for Public Use (Houston Chron)
  • Dockless Bike-Share Spreading Across Plano (Plano Star Courier)
  • Houston Bike-Share Seeking New Executive Director

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  • Auto Sales Fall for the First Time Since Cash-For-Clunkers Subsidy (KVIA)
  • Unidentified Hit-and-Run Driver Killed Shelton Manning, 62, Last Night (Morning News)
  • I-45 Corridor Car Capacity Expansion Threatened by Anti-Toll Backlash (Houston Chron)
  • Houston Chronicle Advocates for Spending on Car Capacity Expansion Spending
  • AIA Austin Releases Report Saying CodeNEXT V.2 Draft Still Limits Missing Middle
  • Is Carol Haddock the First Woman Ever Appointed to Be Permanent Director of Public Works? (Rebecca Elliott)

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  • Why People Are Driving So Fast on Houston’s Streets And Freeways (HPM)
  • Austin Traffic Deaths Down 25 Percent From the Peak in 2015 (CBS Austin)
  • Six Hospitalized After Violent Crash During Police Chase (CBS DFW)
  • Neither TXDOT or Montgomery County Feel 249 Expansion is Important Enough to Pay For It (Courier)
  • Sister Mourns Loss of Family Member Killed in DWI Crash (Corpus Christi Caller)
  • Every Metro Board Member Used Transit at Least Once in Last 18 Months — an Improvement (Houston Chron)
  • Krista Nightengale: Dallas Finally Talking About Bicycles (Morning News)
  • TXDOT’s CRIS Crash Reporting System Says 3,592 People Died on Texas Roads in 2017
  • …With 17,504 Suffering Life-Changing, Incapacitating Injuries

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  • Early Data Shows Progress at Four Dangerous Intersections (Austin Chron, KVUE)
  • Metro Still Grappling With City of Houston Public Works Inability to Optimize Multimodal Streets (Houston Chron)
  • Daughters Orphaned After Suspected Drunk Driver Kills Parents on I-45 – a TXDOT Facility (KVUE)
  • 4 Hit-and-Run Deaths of Bicyclist, Pedestrians Remain Unsolved as 2017 Ends (El Paso Times)
  • Dallas Could Spend $1 Billion Bond on Streets Without a Complete Streets Policy (Morning News)
  • Public Meeting With Capital Metro CEO Candidates Next Monday
  • Austin Group Forming to Support Dockless Bike-Share — You Can Sign Up
  • Construction of New MetroRapid Bus Stations in Austin Will Begin in 2018 (Community Impact)

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  • Jim Shutze: Bring on Bike-Share — Jumbled or Not, They’re Way Better Than Cars (Observer)
  • Two Austin Bikeways Make People For Bikes Nationwide Top 10 New Bike Lanes List
  • Community Meeting #2 for San Antonio Downtown Area Plan Set for January 17
  • NCTCOG Dropping a Transpo Christmas Album Tomorrow. No Idea What’s Happening.
  • Reminder: Of 10 Largest U.S. Cities, Only Houston, Dallas, & Phoenix Lack Vision Zero Policy
  • Surge in New Bike Lanes Coming to Dallas From Bond Funds (NBCDFW)
  • Capital Metro Hiring Project Manager for Transit Speed and Reliability

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Happy Holidays and Happy New Year everyone. We’ll be back on January 2.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Bike Lanes Disappear from Downtown Oklahoma City Blvd in Private Meetings (OKNews)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Injures 10-Year-Old on Foot (Houston Chron)
  • Austin Tentatively Considering Dockless Bike-Share (Monitor)
  • …While Dallas Continues to Suffer From Having Bikes Available All Around Town (D Magazine)
  • You Can Read and Comment on the Austin Smart Mobility Roadmap
  • Several People Drove Cars Over a Human Lying in the Road as Good Samaritan Tried to Stop Them (Morning News)

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