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|

LINK Houston Issued Letter to METRO Board of Directors on Required Traits in next METRO President and CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    HOUSTON - LINK Houston has issued the following letter on March 23, 2023, to the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston METRO) Board of Directors ahead of their March 2023 Board Meeting to recommend the traits and values needed in the next METRO President and Chief Executive Officer. We [...]

2023-04-06T06:06:46+00:00March 23rd, 2023|

LINK Houston Statement on the Federal Highway Administration Voluntary Resolution Agreement with TxDOT

“We expected the federal government to maximize its leverage over TxDOT to push for a fairer and more equitable North Houston Highway Improvement Project, however we are encouraged to see that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will hold TxDOT accountable in ways that the City of Houston and Harris County memorandums of understanding cannot. [...]

2023-04-18T10:11:17+00:00March 7th, 2023|

LINK Houston Welcomes New Director of Policy and Planning

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:     LINK HOUSTON ANNOUNCES PETER ECCLES, AICP AS ITS DIRECTOR OF POLICY AND PLANNING HOUSTON, Thursday February 9, 2023 - LINK Houston is thrilled to announce that Peter Eccles, AICP will be joining as our new Director of Policy and Planning. He currently serves as Project Manager, Major Projects for [...]

2023-02-09T19:41:46+00:00February 9th, 2023|

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). [...]

2023-04-06T06:07:35+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|