January 2023 Newsletter

Happy New Year LINKers! We may only be one month into 2023, but it sure has been busy. Earlier in January we released our Equity in Transit 2022 report at the Burnett-Bayland Community Center in Gulfton to a crowd of volunteers, elected officials, community members, and other stakeholders. The report explores how transit has, and [...]

2023-01-31T20:44:11+00:00January 31st, 2023|

LINK Houston Releases Equity in Transit 2022 Findings

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 and resiliency of transit services in Houston using key findings from the Equity in Transit 2022 report and updated 2022 Transportation Equity Demand Index (TEDI). [...]

2023-01-17T13:26:56+00:00January 17th, 2023|

Job posting: Director of Community Engagement

Job Description Director of Community Engagement 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, [...]

2023-01-03T20:23:20+00:00December 20th, 2022|

LINK Houston Statement on NHHIP Press Conference from local officials

We are disappointed in today’s announcement regarding the closed-door negotiations of local and state government officials on the North Houston Highway Improvement Plan. All plans regarding expanded infrastructure require the input of the communities surrounding it. LINK Houston firmly believes that increased highway capacity only leads to increased traffic and negates the ability of [...]

2022-12-19T18:47:02+00:00December 19th, 2022|

Happy Holidays 2022 Newsletter

Dear Transit Equity Advocates and Supporters 2022 has been a year full of opportunities for LINK Houston. Our Board of Directors was hard at work interviewing and recruiting an Executive Director (I’m honored to have been selected) and the staff was keeping our programs and advocacy priorities moving forward, including: Piloting S.A.F.E. Sidewalks (Safety and Accessibility for [...]

2022-12-16T17:13:53+00:00December 16th, 2022|

Thanksgiving 2022 Newsletter

Happy Thanksgiving, LINK Houston family! Before you gather around your seasonally appropriate meals, we wanted to take a moment to thank our partners and supporters for an incredibly productive year. From sidewalk audits and advocacy trips to Austin, to growing voter access before Election Day, we thank all the hardworking volunteers and community partners [...]

2022-12-12T18:16:55+00:00December 12th, 2022|

2022 Midterm Elections: Candidate Questionnaire Regarding Environmental and Safety Concerns

LINK Houston and partners Air Alliance Houston, Bike Houston, Coalition for Environment, Equity, and Resilience (CEER),  and Citizens’ Environmental Coalition (CEC) created and sent out a questionnaire on environmental health and safety concerns to the candidates in the following 2022 midterm elections races: County Judge HCP 2 & 4 US House District 7, 9, [...]

2022-10-24T16:34:01+00:00October 24th, 2022|

Make Your Voice HEARD This Election Cycle – GROW THE CIRCLE!

LINK Houston is partnering with Houston in Action during the 2022 Midterm Elections to encourage voter participation and to help reduce barriers for voters to access polling locations in the Houston region. We created neighborhood maps showing bikeways and public transit routes alongside early and Election Day voting sites.  To view or download the universal [...]

2022-10-12T14:47:57+00:00October 11th, 2022|

LINK Houston Welcomes New Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, August 9, 2022 Media contact: Ines Sigel, inessigel@linkhouston.org, (713) 353-4604 LINK Houston Welcomes New Executive Director Houston, TX - LINK Houston is excited to announce Gabe Cazares as the organization’s new Executive Director. Prior to joining LINK Houston, Cazares led the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities for the City [...]

2022-08-09T13:07:07+00:00August 9th, 2022|