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Briefing: Remarks by Oni Blair, Executive Director of LINK Houston at Press Conference on H-GAC’s I-45 Vote July 23, 2019

Good morning, my name is Oni Blair, and I am the executive director of LINK Houston. LINK Houston advocates for an equitable and robust transportation network so that all people can reach opportunity. Thank you for joining us here at Bruce Elementary where the highway directly impacts the students who attend this school. We [...]

2019-07-24T15:25:12+00:00July 24th, 2019|

Briefing: Independence Heights IH-45N Advocacy Summary, July 9, 2019

LINK Houston, in partnership with Air Alliance Houston, provided technical assistance to Independence Heights community members to prepare an advocacy strategy for the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP), or I-45 expansion. LINK Houston's involvement was supported by Rice University's Center for Civic Leadership. Air Alliance Houston's involvement was supported by the 500 Cities [...]

2019-07-11T20:50:37+00:00July 11th, 2019|

Briefing: Statement to the Press on Impacts of Proposed North Houston Highway Improvement Project on June 13, 2019

Statement to the Press on Impacts of the North Houston Highway Improvement Project Presented by Oni K. Blair, Executive Director of LINK Houston on June 13, 2019 Good morning. My name is Oni Blair, and I’m the executive director of LINK Houston. LINK Houston’s mission is to advocate for a robust and equitable transportation [...]

2019-06-17T20:53:46+00:00June 17th, 2019|

Briefing: Public Comments to Houston City Council Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Committee Meeting on 6/13/2019

Public Comments to Houston City Council Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Committee Meeting (6/13/2019) Presented by Jonathan Brooks, Director of Policy and Planning, LINK Houston PARADIGM Every major infrastructure project using taxpayer dollars should be seen as an opportunity to improve the quality of life in the surrounding neighborhoods, rather than simply mitigating negative impacts. [...]

2019-06-17T20:43:31+00:00June 17th, 2019|

Briefing: I-45 Expansion Workshop – Near Northside Summary

I-45 Expansion Workshop - Near Northside Summary LINK Houston, in partnership with Air Alliance Houston, provided technical assistance to the Near Northside community through Avenue CDC for the Northside Advocacy Initiative workshop and prepared this summary document. LINK Houston’s involvement was supported by Rice University’s Center for Civic Leadership. Air Alliance Houston’s involvement was [...]

2019-06-12T15:23:13+00:00June 12th, 2019|

Briefing: Comments on the draft 2045 Regional Transportation Plan

Houston-Galveston Area Council - 2045 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Draft May 1, 2019 LINK Houston comments on the draft plan Houston-Galveston Area Council’s 2045 regional transportation plan for our eight-county region is in draft and open for public comment through May 10, 2019. LINK Houston provided written comments on the draft plan and we [...]

2019-05-01T22:20:34+00:00May 1st, 2019|

Briefing: LINK Houston Public Comments at METRO Board April 25, 2019 – Kashmere Gardens and Trinity-Houston Gardens Service Improvements

METRO Board Meeting Public Comments by LINK Houston Director of Community Affairs, Ashley Johnson April 25, 2019 Chair Patman and members of the METRO Board: Good morning, my name is Ashley Johnson, Director of Community Affairs for LINK Houston, which advocates for equitable transportation so all people can reach opportunity. We come this morning [...]

2019-04-25T18:59:00+00:00April 25th, 2019|

Briefing: LINK Houston Public Remarks at METRO Board Meeting on September 27, 2018

METRO Board Meeting Thursday, September 27, 2018 Remarks as prepared by Oni Blair, Executive Director of LINK Houston My name is Oni Blair, and I am the executive director of LINK Houston. LINK Houston advocates for a robust and equitable transportation network so that all people can reach opportunity. That means we care about [...]

2019-04-18T14:39:43+00:00April 18th, 2019|

Briefing: LINK Houston Public Comments Transportation Policy Council on February 22, 2019

Transportation Policy Council, Houston-Galveston Area Council February 22, 2019 Talking points and background information as prepared by Jonathan Brooks, Director of Policy and Planning at LINK Houston TPC should investigate any opportunities to bring additional funds to our region, such as through supporting an eligible stakeholder in competing for TTC/state-held unused Surface Transportation Program [...]

2019-04-08T21:49:53+00:00April 8th, 2019|

Briefing: LINK Houston Public Comments at METRO Board Meeting January 24, 2019

METRO Board Meeting Thursday, January 24, 2019 Remarks as prepared by Oni Blair, Executive Director of LINK Houston Good Morning Chair Patman and METRO Board members: My name is Oni Blair, and I’m the Executive Director of LINK Houston, which advocates for equity in transit. Today, LINK Houston stands as an ally with people [...]

2019-04-08T21:37:35+00:00April 8th, 2019|