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LINK Houston Urges METRO to move forward with the University Corridor BRT

UPDATED JUNE 24th, 2024 As you know, Metros Strategic Planning Committee announced their decision to abandon the University BRT project last week. This project has been more than twenty years in the making and has garnered voter approval multiple times. This week is critical to keep the pressure on Metro leadership to reverse course while they [...]

2024-06-24T17:21:58+00:00June 18th, 2024|

Equity in Transit: 2024

Download Full Report (.pdf) Executive Summary Public transit plays an essential role in connecting thousands of Houstonians to work, school, healthcare, and many other opportunities. Equity in Transit: 2024 combines data analysis and riders’ experiences collected through the 2024 Houston Bus Riders Survey. The report explores how transit has, and should connect people to [...]

2024-05-01T18:11:36+00:00May 1st, 2024|

LINK Houston Releases Equity in Transit 2024 Findings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HOUSTON – LINK Houston urges Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) to re-affirm their commitment to increase local bus service by 25% above pre-pandemic levels, as outlined in the METRONext Moving Forward Plan. Service increases should focus on routes located within the 222 square miles mapped by the Transportation Equity Demand Index (TEDI) [...]

2024-04-29T22:47:34+00:00April 29th, 2024|

Equity in Transit: 2024

  Wednesday, May 1st, 2024 Zoom Webinar 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Happy Hour at Echoes (900 Richmond Ave.) 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Public transit plays an essential role in connecting thousands of Houstonians to work, school, healthcare, and many other opportunities. Equity in Transit: 2024 combines data analysis and riders’ experiences collected through [...]

2024-04-18T16:31:35+00:00April 18th, 2024|

LINK Houston Congratulates METRO Board Chair Appointee

The following statement can be attributed to Gabe Cazares, Executive Director, LINK Houston. February 13th, 2024 We congratulate Elizabeth Gonzalez Brock on her appointment as Board Chair for the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston METRO). METRO provides an essential service connecting Houstonians to jobs, healthcare, education, and recreation. We thank outgoing Chair [...]

2024-02-13T22:38:48+00:00February 13th, 2024|

LINK Houston Condemns the Actions of the Transportation Policy Council

The following statement can be attributed to Gabe Cazares, Executive Director, LINK Houston. January 26th, 2024 Today, the Transportation Policy Council (TPC) voted to kill a good faith effort to address its democratic deficit. By once again throwing out a consensus-based bylaws change to incorporate a weighted voting structure – just as they had [...]

2024-01-26T22:31:47+00:00January 26th, 2024|

Job posting: Director of Development

Job Description  Director of Development  LINK Houston is a non-profit organization advocating for a robust and equitable transportation network so that all people can reach opportunity. We envision a world in which all people in Houston can easily access not only jobs, but also educational experiences, medical appointments, grocery stores, parks and greenspaces, and [...]

2024-04-01T20:00:19+00:00January 8th, 2024|

I-45 VRA Progress Report: Summary and Analysis

I-45 VRA Progress Report: Summary and Analysis                      Introduction The cornerstone of the federal oversight over the I-45 expansion project is the Voluntary Resolution Agreement (VRA) between the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The [...]

2023-12-06T16:58:06+00:00December 6th, 2023|

LINK Houston Celebrates Transformational Transportation Win

The following statement can be attributed to Gabe Cazares, Executive Director, LINK Houston. Houston has made it clear: we want a fair say in how our city grows and moves around. Empowering all communities in the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) with proportional representation – as Proposition B demands – is a necessary step towards [...]

2023-11-08T18:07:33+00:00November 8th, 2023|