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Virtual Event: New Leaders in Transportation: Equity in Public Spaces (Session 1 of 2)

New Leaders in Transportation: Equity in Public Spaces (Session 1 of 2) January 26, 2021 12:30-1:30 p.m. Free Registration  Join us on January 26 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a panel including some of Houston’s newest transportation leaders as we discuss equity in public spaces. Houston and Harris County have several major [...]

2021-01-15T16:29:48+00:00January 15th, 2021|

Virtual Event: New Leaders in Transportation: Equitable Mobility in Our Region (Session 2 of 2)

New Leaders in Transportation: Equitable Mobility in Our Region (Session 2 of 2) February 4, 2021 12:30-1:45 p.m. Free Registration  Join us on February 4 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. for a panel including some of Houston’s newest transportation leaders as we discuss equitable mobility in our region. LINK Houston is hosting this [...]

2021-01-15T18:34:38+00:00January 15th, 2021|

Briefing: LINK Houston’s Official FEIS Comments to TxDOT

LINK Houston has been working with volunteers and our partners to comb through the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and draft our official response to TxDOT. We urge TxDOT to: put forward an updated Preferred Alternative for the NHHIP based on the vision in Mayor Turner’s May 2020 position letter; issue a Supplemental FEIS [...]

2020-12-07T14:36:25+00:00December 7th, 2020|

Let’s Get Out the Vote!

LINK Houston is teaming up with Roll to the Polls to help ensure that transportation is not a barrier for voters to access polling locations during the 2020 Election Season. We created neighborhood maps showing bikeways and transit services alongside early voting and Election Day voting sites. To view or download the universal English [...]

2020-10-12T23:26:12+00:00October 12th, 2020|

LINK Houston Sends Letter to H-GAC MOU Working Group Urging Transparency and Importance of Community Input

On October 1, LINK Houston Executive Director Oni K. Blair sent a letter to the North Houston Highway Improvement Project Memorandum of Understanding Working Group appointed by the Houston-Galveston Area Council. In her letter, Ms. Blair urged the working group to continue a transparent process in developing an agreement and to ensure that any [...]

2020-10-02T17:40:51+00:00October 2nd, 2020|

TxDOT Must Extend Comment Period for the I-45 Expansion Final Environmental Impact Statement

On Friday, September 25, 2020 the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP), or the I-45 expansion. The FEIS, a federally required document, outlines potential positive and negative environmental impacts of large infrastructure projects and is the last hurdle TxDOT needs in order to [...]

2020-09-29T15:17:22+00:00September 29th, 2020|

TxDOT releases environmental analysis on I-45 rebuild, kicking off comment period

The $7 billion plan to remake Interstate 45 from downtown Houston north took another step forward Friday when officials released the final environmental analysis for public comment, mostly unchanged from its previous form. The final report, more than 15 years in the making, is not the final word on exactly what will be built [...]

2020-09-29T15:00:06+00:00September 29th, 2020|

Walkable Places and Transit-Oriented Development Ordinances put Houston on path toward equity and resiliency

The City of Houston recently passed the Walkable Places and Transit-Oriented Development Ordinances to improve walking, rolling, safety, and transit access in Houston's neighborhoods. The initiatives, led by the Planning and Development Department, have been in the works for three years with Third Ward, Near Northside, and Midtown designated as pilot areas. We at [...]

2020-08-17T19:42:24+00:00August 17th, 2020|