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Webinar: Equity in Transit: 2020 Report Release

Join us for a free webinar presentation of our Equity in Transit: 2020 Report on December 8, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. The report combines data analysis and riders’ experiences to discuss how transit has, and should, connect people to opportunity in Houston, especially in communities of color where demand is high and transit services [...]

2020-11-20T17:10:11+00:00November 20th, 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|

Webinar: Health & Highways: Impacts of Transportation Infrastructure on Communities

Local and national experts will discuss how transportation infrastructure projects, like the proposed I-45 expansion, impact community health. August 19, 2020 1:00-2:30 p.m. Register  Join Air Alliance Houston, the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and LINK Houston for a discussion on how transportation infrastructure projects impact the health and quality of life of surrounding [...]

2020-11-19T16:00:37+00:00August 7th, 2020|

LINK Houston’s Statement Regarding the July 26 TPC Vote on NHHIP MOU

LINK Houston is deeply disappointed with today’s outcome at the H-GAC TPC meeting. As stated in our remarks, any working group with a directive to develop an MOU regarding the NHHIP should mainly include representatives from the five agencies who will sign such an agreement and should not include an overwhelming majority of members [...]

2020-07-24T23:55:26+00:00July 24th, 2020|

Briefing: Public Comment on Transportation Policy Council (TPC) June 26, 2020 Agenda Item #5

Transportation Policy Council (TPC) Houston-Galveston Area Council 3555 Timmons Lane, Suite #100 Houston, TX 77027 June 25, 2020 Re: Public Comment on Transportation Policy Council (TPC) June 26, 2020 Agenda Item #5 Dear Chair Clark and Members of the Transportation Policy Council, My name is Oni Blair, and I serve as a voting member [...]

2020-06-26T14:25:05+00:00June 26th, 2020|