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How + Why
Houston struggles with mobility issues that impact access to opportunity and quality of life.
Houston’s relatively low cost of housing diminishes when transportation is factored in, accounting for 20% of household income.
Roughly 20% of households in Houston’s low-moderate income neighborhoods do not own cars, (8% citywide and up to 33% in some areas).
Inadequate/absent sidewalks and few transit options exacerbate barriers to jobs, education and social supports in many neighborhoods
Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) transportation planners presented to the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) a proposal to pilot a Planning and Readiness Predevelopment Program to study the purpose and determine [...]
During their June meeting, the Texas Transportation Commission (TTC) decided to include the NHHIP as part of the annual public comment period for the Unified Transportation Program (UTP) for 2022. TTC Chair Bruce [...]