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Briefing: LINK Houston’s comments on Walkable Places and Transit-Oriented Development ordinance amendments

LINK Houston submitted formal comments on the proposed Walkable Places and Transit-Oriented Development ordinance amendments to the City of Houston. We hope the comments are addressed, as we believe the recommendations will enable the City of Houston to improve outcomes for people and communities equitably through better streets and transit supportive environments. Please read [...]

2020-02-19T19:24:59+00:00February 19th, 2020|

Briefing: LINK Houston’s comments regarding the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Draft Community Impacts Assessment (CIA) and Draft Cumulative Impacts Technical Report (CITR) of the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP).

On February 7, 2020 LINK Houston submitted comments regarding the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Draft Community Impacts Assessment (CIA) and Draft Cumulative Impacts Technical Report (CITR) of the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP). Please read the full letter here: LINK Houston Comments on TxDOT NHHIP Technical Reports from December 2019 LINK Houston [...]

2020-02-10T22:55:40+00:00February 10th, 2020|

Briefing: Remarks by Oni K. Blair, Executive Director of LINK Houston at METRO Board Meeting on December 19, 2019

Good morning, Chair Patman and METRO Board members. My name is Oni Blair, and I serve as the executive director of LINK Houston. LINK Houston advocates for a robust and equitable transportation network so that all people can reach opportunity. Last month, LINK Houston joined more than a dozen speakers to congratulate you on [...]

2019-12-19T19:26:07+00:00December 19th, 2019|

Briefing: Remarks by Ashley Johnson, Director of Community Affairs, at METRO Board Meeting on November 21, 2019

Good morning, my name is Ashley Johnson and I am the Director of Community Affairs with LINK Houston, an organization which advocates for equity in transportation so that all people can reach opportunity. LINK Houston is joined today by community residents, civic leaders and supportive interests from the Gulfton, Eastex-Jensen, Kashmere and Houston Gardens, [...]

2019-11-21T20:02:58+00:00November 21st, 2019|

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|