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  • Driver Flees Hit and Run Scene with Victim on Car Hood for One Mile (DMag)
  • Travis County Commissioners Court Commissions Commuter Rail Study (Austin Monitor)
  • Railway Companies Offer Competing Visions for Texas Railway Network (DMN)
  • Just Another Day: TXDOT Planning $98m Highway Expansion by Houston (Community Impacts)
  • Off-Duty Nurses Save Hit and Run Victim, Offender Turns Himself in After Seeing Story (KVIA)
  • Tarrant County College Students Granted Free, Unlimited Bus Rides
  • Houston’s Walkable Places Committee Meeting Today at 4pm

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  • Public Transportation Liberates Young San Antonians (Express News)
  • Six Open Houses This Month, Beginning Tomorrow, as Austin Prepares for Dockless Bike Share
  • Alamo Area COG Seeks to Distribute $23m of Volkswagen Settlement Funds (SA Biz Journal)
  • Unidentified Driver Attempts to Overtake Vehicle, Crashes in Head-On Collision, 4 Dead (KLTV)
  • Man Killed Crossing Southwest Freeway Immediately After Surviving 3 Vehicle Crash (Houston Chron)
  • Video: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month (Please don’t watch on your phone while driving)
  • TXDOT Preparing for Nine Projects Along Loop 360 (KVUE)
  • $1.7m to Add Ever More Car-Priority Lanes to Plano (Community Impact)

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  • Austin-Area Toll Roads Have Even More Induced Demand Than Expected (Statesman)
  • Expanding Viewshed Protections Obstruct San Antonio Infill Development (Rivard)
  • Dallas Councilmember Wants Federal Rent Subsidies for Mixed-Income Housing (Dallas Observer)
  • Brazos County Court Awards $17M to Man Hit By U-Haul Driver (KBTX)
  • Harvey-Recovering Residents to H-GAC: More Sidewalks, Transit, and Bike Lanes, Please! (HPM)
  • San Angelo Man Dies After Crashing Into Stopped Vehicle (News West 9)
  • CAMPO Allocating $400M in TIP Call for Projects, Mostly for Road Widening (Austin Monitor)
  • …Still Time to Advocate for Transit, Walking, Biking, and Safety At Six Public Meetings This Month
  • Bike Houston Hiring New Executive Director

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  • Alamo Drafthouse to Provide Affordable Housing Alongside New HQ (Austin Monitor)
  • TXDOT, Port Houston, Harris County Spending ~$13M to Widen Road for Freight (Houston Chron)
  • Uber Driver Hits Pedestrian, Now Hospitalized in Critical Condition (MySA)
  • UT Students Adopting Bikeshare at Unexpectedly High Rate (Austin Monitor)
  • TXDOT Removing HOV Lanes for Three Years to Widen I-35 in Dallas (DMN)
  • Construction Industry Discussion on Building Roads for Houston (HPM)
  • Fundraiser in Abilene for Family of Two Sisters Killed by Unidentified Driver (Big Country)
  • Saturday in Austin: Bike to Manor Road Day!

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  • SA City Council Subcommittee Caves to Preservationists, Asks Staff for Guidance to Restrict Housing (Rivard)
  • Dallas City Council Asks DART for Fewer Commuter Rail Stops, Sound Walls, and Better Bus Service (DMN)
  • Dallas’ Joppa Neighborhood Protected from Further Industrial Pollution (DMN)
  • Houston Controller Audit Finds Private Infrastructure Investment Falling Short of Promise (Planetizen)
  • Survey: Give Your Input on the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (Community Impact)
  • Pflugerville City Council Demands Highway Expansion Resume (Community Impact)
  • New Mopac Project to Bring Bike, Pedestrian Path (Statesman)
  • TXDOT Has No Plans to Pause Autonomous Vehicle Testing Despite Recent Fatality (KVIA)

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  • Restricted Housing Supply Forces Austin Workers to Live Out of City, Commute In (Community Impact)
  • Dallas City Council to Vote on Continuing to Burden Low-Income Joppa Neighborhood with Industrial Pollution (DMN)
  • Texas Autonomous Vehicle Regulations Among Loosest in Nation (Statesman)
  • 11-Year-Old Killed Crossing Highway Going to School (NBC DFW)
  • Austin-Area Texas State Students Pay $88 Monthly to Bus to School (University Star)
  • OpEd: Reliance on Huge Entertainment-Based Projects is “Trickle-Down Urbanism” (Rivard)
  • The 20% of Americans with Disabilities Deserve Walkability (Houston Chron)
  • Tonight in Austin: Traffic Jam with Capital Metro, Downtown Central Library, 4pm-8pm

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  • Cap Metro Unveils Ambitious, $6-8 Billion Regional Transit Vision (Statesman)
  • Anti-Apartment Plano Elected Officials May Block Mixed-Use Mall Re-development (Impact)
  • Longtime City of Houston Staffer Killed While Police Chase Teenage Suspect (Houston Chron)
  • Activists Host “Vigil” for Nearby Bridge to Protest More People Being Allowed to Live Next to It (Rivard)
  • This Saturday: Houston Transportation Fair, Hosted by Metro and Other Agencies (TM Stevens)
  • El Paso Conducts Parking Study to Alleviate Downtown Demand (KVIA)
  • Op-Ed: DART Overdue for Houston-Style Revamp (DMag)

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  • Austin Gearing Up for Dockless Bike Share Pilot Program (Austin Monitor)
  • Uptown Park Shopping District Remodeled for Modern, Walkable Experience (Houston Chron)
  • San Antonio City Manager Steps in to Approve 147 Unit Apartment Complex (SA Express)
  • Schoolchildren Awarded Sneak Peak at San Antonio’s Tallest Building (SA Express)
  • 37% of Rowlett Light Rail Ridership is People Who Live Outside DART Service Area (DMN)
  • Conroe Expanding Bus Service to Meet Increasing Demand (HPM)
  • 3 People Sent to Hospital in 10 Person, 2 Car I-35 Crash (KXAN)
  • One Man Killed in Rollover Crash on Mopac
  • Another Struck While Walking Off of State Highway 45 (KXAN)

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  • Dallas Bicycle Transpo Manager Says Bike Share Ordinance Expected in May (Morning News)
  • Kevin Wolff Completes DWI Probation, Remains Chair of Alamo Area MPO Transpo Policy Board (Rivard)
  • With High-Frequency Network, Houston is the Only Texas City to Increase Bus Ridership (Mobility Lab)
  • Movability Austin Hires Lisa Kay Pfannenstiel as Executive Director
  • San Antonio Approves Ambitious, 347 Unit Mixed-Income Housing Development (Rivard)
  • Oak Lawn Committee Narrowly Votes to Endorse New Apartment Building (DMag)
  • South by Southwest a Success for Austin Pedicabs (NT Daily)
  • Head-on Collision by Unidentified Driver Kills Austinites Theresa and Norman Burton (Statesman)
  • Houston Metro Working with City to Provide Towing Subsidies for HOV Lane Drivers (HPM)

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  • UT Students Encouraged to Stay Safe as They Increasingly Adopt Safe Mode of Transportation (Daily Texan)
  • City Of Austin Explains Downtown Sidewalk is Accessible Despite Unusual Design (Austin Monitor)
  • Kalob Doyle Kills LaQuinia Hopkins in High-Speed T-Bone Crash (TXK Today)
  • $23 Million Land Bridge Approved in SA, Connecting Hardberger Park over 4 Lane Road (Rivard)
  • 20-Story Hotel with Retail and Office Space Proposed in Downtown San Antonio (Rivard)
  • Two People Killed in Three Vehicle Crash on Williamson County Highway (Statesman)
  • Ethan Couch of “Affluenza” Fame, Who Killed Four People While Driving Drunk, Set for Release (DMag)
  • Interactive Map: See Every Project Vying for Inclusion in CAMPO’s $400 Million Trasnportation Improvement Plan (Community Impact)
  • Survey: Houston-Galveston Area Council Wants Your Input on the Regional Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan (Available in English, Spanish)

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  • 2-Year-Old Run Over by Family Member During Move (SA Express)
  • Uptown Dallas Streets Reverting Back to Two-Ways for Pedestrian Friendliness (NBC DFW)
  • TXDOT Odessa District Unveils Plans for Major Highway Expansion (MRT)
  • Waller County Public Meeting Tonight on HGAC 2045 Regional Transportation Plan (HPM)
  • Housing Advocates Sue HUD for Refusing to Force Houston to Stop Discrimination (Chron)
  • Three or Four People Die Every Year on the Loneliest Road in Texas
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  • Unidentified Driver Flees After Striking Bicyclist in San Antonio (KABB)
  • Georgetown Warming Up to Public Transportation (Community Impact)
  • Candlelight Vigil Held in Huntsville for Child Killed in Rear-End Crash (KBTX)
  • Bike Share at A&M College Station Campus Declared an Early Success (The Eagle)
  • First El Paso Streetcar Delivered in Preparation for Summer Launch (KVIA)
  • Vote on your favorite redesign of Congress Avenue! (Austin On Your Feet)
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