Today’s Headlines

  • Downtown Houston Got Its First “Don’t Block the Box” Sign (Christopher Andrews)
  • Austin’s RideScout Bringing Back Failed Downtown Circulator Bus Route (KXAN)
  • Not-for-Profit Hospital Joins Proposed Casino in Supporting Unhealthy Sprawl (Houston Chron)
  • Georgetown Looking to Add Transit, Asking Teens What They Would Want (KXAN)
  • Metro Votes “No” on MetroLift Outsourcing (Houston Chron)
  • Inspectors Check North Texas Bridges for Earthquake Safety (Statesman)
  • Three From East Dallas Revamp Old DART Bus to Travel Around Texas (Dallas Morning News)
  • Texas High Speed Rail Passes Major Milestone in First Fundraising Announcement (Houston Chron)

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Today’s Headlines

Are We Building Too Much Parking? (Houston Chron) TxDOT proposes converting Hwy. 290 main lane to HOV lane during off-peak hours, will host public meeting in October (Community Impact) Capital Metro: Exclusive pathways necessary for high-capacity transit (Community Impact) Neighborhood road becomes rush detour (KVUE) Austinites to celebrate open spaces this Friday, Sept. 21 for […]

High Frequency: Why Houston Is Back on the Bus

High Frequency: Why Houston is Back on the Bus from STREETFILMS on Vimeo. Every so often, every city should do a “system reimagining” of its bus network like Houston METRO did. Back in 2012, Houston’s bus network was in trouble. Ridership was down, and weekend ridership was especially weak. Frequent service was rare. Routes didn’t go directly where [...]