Today’s Headlines

  • Christof Spieler: Election of Representative-Elect Lizzie Fletcher is “very relevant for transit”
  • Reddit is Ready to Build Some High Capacity Transit in Houston
  • …METRO Hopes For A Strong Advocate In Congress With Lizzie Fletcher’s Election (Houston Public Media)
  • “CapMetro Account is Getting Sassy in Its Advocacy for Dedicated Lanes and I’m Here For It.” (Dan Keshet)
  • Will Conley – Citizen Chair of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization – Lost His Race for County Judge (Hays Free Press)
  • Ed Emmett – Long Time Leader of the Houston Region Transportation and Urban Planning Policy – Lost His Race for County Judge (KPRC)
  • …Meet Lina Hidalgo: Harris County’s Newly Elected Latina Judge (Houston Public Media)
  • Urbanists Won Big in Austin. (AustinPolitics.Net, The Austin Met, AustinBizJournal, Curbed)
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: “Lowering the Speed Limit by 5 MPH on City Streets can Improve Safety for Motorists, Pedestrians and Bicyclists”

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Programming Note: Jay is in NYC for the Vision Zero Cities conference and related Families for Safe Streets organizing events. We had planned to keep a normal headlines schedule this week, but haven’t been able to do it. Just FYI – At this point, maintaining and trying to build Streetsblog Texas is an unfunded desire of Farm&City. We’ll be earnestly launching our annual fundraising efforts soon and hope we can count on your support.