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|

LINK Houston Official Comments Regarding the “Fee in Lieu” Sidewalk Ordinance Amendments

LINK Houston - Fee in Lieu Sidewalk Ordinance Amendment Comments - PDF To the Planning and Development Department - City of Houston To Whom it May Concern: LINK Houston views the proposed ordinance amendments to create a sidewalk fund populated with fee-in-lieu funds as one step forward on a continuing journey to improve pedestrian [...]

2022-06-21T18:43:05+00:00June 21st, 2022|

Call to Action: Submit Your Comments Regarding the “Fee in Lieu” Sidewalk Ordinance Amendments

The City of Houston Planning and Development Department seeks to amend the 2020 Sidewalk Ordinance through a proposed “fee in lieu” structure to “promote a complete sidewalk network in the city” and improve safety and access for people who walk and roll. The policy change would allow property owners who are developing a new [...]

2022-06-21T18:44:27+00:00June 21st, 2022|

Impacted Residents Continue to Push for Design Changes in the North Houston Highway Improvement Project

LINK Houston partnered with BakerRipley to provide an in-depth overview of the current state of the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP) to residents in Near Northside. We shared information and data in English and Spanish related to the officially recognized impacts of the proposed project, answered community members’ questions, and assisted them in providing their [...]

2022-04-19T19:01:46+00:00April 19th, 2022|

Step out of your car for Earth Day… and beyond!

For this year’s Earth Day, we teamed up with BikeHouston, Air Alliance Houston, and others to call on our local elected officials to go car free on April 22nd. The Climate Action Plan and the Resilient Strategy status report shows that Houston is nowhere near reducing vehicle miles traveled and is trending away from achieving Vision [...]

2022-04-19T18:56:25+00:00April 19th, 2022|