Press

September 25, 2019 - Taking a cursory look at two radically different transportation plans for Houston, TX shows how the default position of federal transportation policy is to increase driving.


September 11, 2019 - Watch This Guy Play Cities:Skylines.


September 6, 2019 - "Here’s how to make I-45 better: first, fix the parts that need repair, without making them any wider. At the same time, introduce congestion-based pricing on the entire roadway to maximize its capacity around the clock. Invest the proceeds in transit, biking, walking, and in those poor people who truly have no choice but to keep driving."


September 3, 2019 - Urban traffic congestion is growing dramatically, according to a new report. So why aren’t drivers taking longer to get to work?


August 21, 2019 - There are ways to solve congestion that don't involve adding onto freeways.


July 30, 2019 - A new working paper on the 'freeway revolts' of yesteryear sheds light on what's at stake locally in the latest highway project.


July 26, 2019 - "Mattress Mack, Judge Lina Hidalgo join dozens in protest of I-45 expansion funding"


July 26, 2019 - "...the go-ahead from the H-GAC Transportation Policy Council fell well short of full-throated support."


July 23, 2019 - "After the approval of $100 million towards the project, community activists say the current I-45 plan generates too much pain for mostly poor, mostly minority Houstonians."


July 23, 2019 - Community leaders gathered in front of Bruce Elementary School to request regional leaders to delay vote on $100 million down payment for I-45 expansion.


July 13, 2019 - The Chronicle published this excellent opinion piece that outlines a new vision for improving the I-45 proposed project.


June 24, 2019 - Sheila Jackson-Lee and David Price speak on NHHIP's impact to historic Independence Heights and on funding for bicycle and pedestrian facilities in Houston. (Video starts at Rep. Jackson-Lee's comments.)


June 18, 2019 - The dubious distinction on the list comes days before two city-sponsored public meetings to gauge ongoing fears about the project.


June 14, 2019 - How many negative effects are acceptable in one neighborhood for other people’s faster commutes?


June 13, 2019 - See link to full report at end of press release.


June 13, 2019 - Advocacy Director Jessica Wiggins warns, "More people will die on bikes, in cars, walking, and otherwise if the design standards stay as they are. Specifically frontage roads need to be abandoned."


April 3, 2019 - I-45 is not mentioned, but it would be in good company here.


January 28, 2019 - City leaders have called the $1.3-billion redo one of the city's biggest transportation priorities and a key battleground in a fight between regional mobility and neighborhood-centric ideals.


June 20, 2014 - "For as much as U.S. metros have grown over the past few decades, commute times have remained oddly stable."


June 17, 2014 - New roads will create new drivers, resulting in the intensity of traffic staying the same.