Press

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.


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