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2023 Houston Mayoral Forum on Transportation

  Saturday, September 23, 2023 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Architecture Center Houston (902 Commerce Street) We are excited to be working with BikeHouston, Air Alliance Houston, American Planning Association-Houston Section, Blueprint Houston, and the Citizens Transportation Coalition on the upcoming Houston Mayoral Forum on Transportation. All mayoral candidates have been invited to discuss their vision [...]

2023-09-06T19:41:42+00:00September 6th, 2023|

Transit and the City 2023

  Thursday, October 5, 2023 6:00-9:00 p.m. Julia Ideson Building 550 McKinney Street Houston, TX 77002 Located in the historic Julia Ideson Library among the picturesque statues and columns of the Tudor Gallery and Reading Room, Transit and the City will be LINK Houston's signature event of 2023. Transit and the City will focus on [...]

2023-09-28T20:59:58+00:00September 6th, 2023|

LINK Houston, BikeHouston, the Gulfton Super Neighborhood Council, Houston CNL, and Air Alliance Houston Call on METRO to prioritize vulnerable road users in the design of the METRO Rapid Gulfton Corridor Project

LINK Houston, BikeHouston, the Gulfton Super Neighborhood Council, Houston CNL, and Air Alliance Houston have issued the following letter on August 10, 2023, to the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston METRO) Board of Directors following the July 2023 Board Meeting, calling on METRO to prioritize vulnerable road users in the design of [...]

2023-08-10T18:49:03+00:00August 10th, 2023|

LINK Houston Honors the 33rd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Every July 26th we pause to celebrate the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This year is no different, the most significant piece of legislation in the disability rights movement turns 33 today. Over the last three plus decades disabled people have enjoyed maximum access in our communities– or that’s what some [...]

2023-07-26T16:21:46+00:00July 26th, 2023|

LINK Houston Welcomes New Director of Community Engagement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LINK HOUSTON ANNOUNCES CHERRELLE J. DUNCAN AS NEW DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT   HOUSTON, Thursday April 27, 2023 - LINK Houston is excited to welcome Cherrelle J. Duncan as our new Director of Community Engagement effective May 1, 2023. Cherrelle previously served as Chief of Staff for Council Member Tiffany D. [...]

2023-04-27T19:13:59+00:00April 27th, 2023|

Taylor Swift weekend concerts spark call to rename Houston Metro’s Red Line

Dear reader, transit advocates are calling for some changes before Taylor Swift comes to Houston for a weekend of sold-out shows. LINK Houston, which advocates for improved access to buses and trains, issued a lyric-laden request to Metropolitan Transit Authority officials that the region’s main train line get a new name, at least for [...]

2023-04-20T05:01:25+00:00April 20th, 2023|

Editorial: Feds give I-45 project green light. What does Houston get?

Are we there yet? The plodding, stop-and-go pace of the proposed I-45 expansion has felt a little like, well, I-45 itself in rush hour Houston traffic -- after a construction lane closure, two wrecks and a stalled 18-wheeler. After two long years of acrimony and struggle, though, leaders have agreed to get moving. We're [...]

2023-04-18T10:07:51+00:00April 18th, 2023|

TxDOT Chooses Highways Over Housing

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is pushing forward with an $85 billion, decade-long plan to expand the state’s highway system, despite widespread opposition and even a federal lawsuit. One of its largest projects is the $9.7 billion-plus expansion of Interstate 45 in Houston, which necessitates demolishing hundreds of units of housing, businesses, community [...]

2023-04-18T10:02:05+00:00April 18th, 2023|

Houston begins public meetings on long-awaited Gulfton METRO lines

The new Gulfton Metro line is a part of a large city plan to improve public transportation. Houston Metro is hosting three public meetings this week for community input on the METRO Rapid Gulfton Corridor project. The project would create a new metro line starting in Gulfton and travel to WestPark/Lower Uptown Transit Center [...]

2023-04-18T09:56:59+00:00April 18th, 2023|