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  • Houston Metro Unveils Awesome Long Range Plan with BRT, LRT, & Frequent & Local Bus
  • For Houston bike safety laws, education trumps enforcement (Houston Chron)
  • Austin is Working on a 30-Mile Loop Urban Hike and Bike Trail (Monitor)
  • Car Dependent Sub-Urban Counties Contribute Significantly to Bexar County Ozone (Bandera Bulletin)
  • 20-Year-Old Dies Driving at High Speed, Crashing into DART Bus, Flipping it Over (Morning News)

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  • Struggling to Fit Cars, DFW Airport Changes Parking, Idling Rules (Morning News)
  • CapMetro Testing Robot Bus, Sans Riders, for Two Weeks in Downtown Austin
  • Austin Rents Hit Record High, Predictable Consequence of Decades of Exclusion, NIMBYism (Statesman)
  • San Antonio Commuters Can Now Take the Boat to Work on Riverwalk (AAMPO)
  • Dallas Has a Lot of Room for Improvement in Meeting Basic Transportation Accessibility Needs (DMag)
  • Downtown San Antonio Development Incentives Return 4 to 1 Property Taxes in 5 Years (Rivard)
  • Critical Look at Scooter, Transit Governance in San Antonio (Bike SA)

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  • Disaster Recovery Report Urges States, Localities, to Pursue Proactive Flood Mitigation Efforts (GovTech)
  • Dallas, All of Texas, Needs Safe Passing Laws, Protected Bicycling Infrastructure Networks (Morning News)
  • Dallas Morning News Editorial Board: Hold Off on Hyperloop
  • Homeowners with Multi-Acre Lots Opposed to Having Neighbors in Boerne (Express-News)
  • 10 Seats Up For Grabs in November on Edwards Aquifer Authority Board (Rivard)
  • Houston, Wednesday: H-GAC Regional Safety Plan Hearing, Online Comments
  • …Crashes & Deaths are Rising Throughout the Region. Houston Needs Vision Zero
  • July 31: Webinar from Federal Highway Administration on Bicycle Road Safety Audits
  • Austin, August 11: E. Riverside Corridor Open House. Good Opportunity to Support Safe Design Speed, Transit Access

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  • Texas Needs to Improve Transit Access to Prevent Dealerships From Exploiting Car Dependency (KXAN)
  • El Paso Correcting Underpriced Parking and Funding Transit, Sidewalks! (El Paso Times)
  • El Paso Also Resurfacing Damaged Roads – a Great Opportunities for Road Diets (KVIA)
  • Just Look at These Articles Side by Side. The Permian Basin Needs Sustainable Transportation—More Busses
  • Driving is Costly, Deadly and the Only Option for Most Texans (NW9)
  • Case In Point
  • July 23rd, Dallas: NCTCOG “Transportation Public Meeting”, Go Make It a “Public Transportation Meeting”

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  • Texas Courts Reject SOS Lawsuit, Unnecessary SH45SW Toll Road Bulldozes Forward (Statesman)
  • HUGE Transpo Planning Changes: EPA Declares Bexar County in Non Attainment for Ozone (Rivard)
  • …Could Investing in Transit Provide a Fiscally Responsible Path to Sustainable Mobility?
  • Monday, July 23rd in Austin: TxDOT Civil Rights Division’s “ADA 28: Accessibility in Every Direction
  • Architect Don Leighton-Burwell Loses Fight for More Surface Level Parking in Central Austin (Monitor)
  • League City Prioritizing “Mobility” Means Infinite Highway Expansion and Maaaybe a Bike Trail (HPM)
  • Texas. Needs. More. Transit. Funding.

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  • #TXLege Begins Process of Reallocating Car Priority Lanes to Pedestrian Mall (Charlie Green)
  • Early Voting Underway in San Antonio for State Senate District 19 (Express News)
  • San Antonio to Tackle Infrastructure Needs After Securing 2025 Final Four (Rivard)
  • Over 2,100 Dockless Bikes & Scooters Servicing Transportation Needs in Austin (ABJ)
  • College Station City Council Passes Off-Campus Bikeshare Regulations (WTAW)
  • Lessons from DMag’s Urbanism Symposium (DMag)

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  • Texas DWIs Down Over 33% from 2010 to 2016 (Grits)
  • Dallas Councilmember Philip Kingston Sounds Like He Wants Better Bus Service
  •  The Main Street of Texas, Congress Avenue in Downtown Austin, May Get Less Empty (Towers)
  • Good Thread Challenging Misperceptions of Transportation Safety in Texas. 78 Replies (TTI)
  • Transit is Extremely Underfunded in Texas, In This Case at the Expense of People With Disabilities (KXAN)
  • Travis County Allocates a Million Dollars for Transit for Wealthier Unincorporated Areas that Don’t Pay Transit Taxes (Monitor)

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  • Consequence of Austin’s Sprawl, TxDOT Roadbuilding: Georgetown Approves 314 Acre PUD (ABJ)
  • …211 Acres Reserved for Single Family Homes
  • NCTCOG Totally Down for DFW Hyperloop (ABJ)
  • …Millions in the Region Lack Access to Mass Transit Today
  • Austin Bike Trail Would Replace 4 Miles of On Street Parking on One Side (Statesman)
  • Emphasis on Walkability in 136 Acre Fifth Ward Project, Variance Granted for Narrow 50-Foot Streets (Swamplot)
  • $51 Million in Roadway Expansions, New Overpass in Outskirts of Houston Region (Community Impact)
  • Anticipating Commuter Rail, UT Dallas Builds Mixed-Use, Transit-Oriented Student Housing (Morning News)
  • SA Planning Commission and “Neighbors” Suppress Housing Supply over Aesthetic Concerns, Strengthening Housing Crisis (Rivard)

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  • Heeding Lessons From Austin, Dallas, City of San Antonio Shows Measured Approach to Regulating First/Last Mile Dockless Options (Rivard)
  • CTRMA Funding $743m SH 183 South Expansion (Community Impact)
  • …We Invite CTRMA to Explore Funding Our Need for Regional Multimodal Transportation
  • I-35 in Austin is One of the Nation’s Top Highway Boondoggles (Streetsblog)
  • Frisco’s Robot Shuttle Experiment Moves 50 Workers a Day (DMag)
  • City of Fort Worth, State of Texas Look to Remove Red Light Cameras (Star-Telegram)
  • Drunk Driver Crashes into Austin Liquor Store (Statesman)
  • DART Board Member Patrick Kennedy, State Rep Anchia, on Building a Dallas for People, Not Cars (KERA)
  • Austin Homeowners Fight to Privatize On Street Parking, Restrict Access to Public Parks (KXAN)
  • DART Deploys Seven Electric Busses Downtown (Morning News)
  • TxDOT Extends HERO Program in Austin to Weekends, Free Roadside Service (KXAN)

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