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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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HOUSTON – LINK Houston urges Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO), the City of Houston, Harris County and other local stakeholders to strategically reinvest in the safety, accessibility [...]
Download Full Report (.pdf) Executive Summary Public transit plays a central role in connecting people to jobs, education, health care, and many other opportunities. Equity in Transit: 2022 combines [...]