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Briefing: LINK Houston Testimony on Texas House Bill 2306 on April 1, 2019

Texas House Administration Committee Hearing on Texas House Bill 2306 Monday, April 1, 2019 Remarks as prepared by Ines Sigel, Director of Communications and Outreach at LINK Houston Good afternoon Chair Geren and Members of the House Administration Committee. My name is Ines Sigel, and I represent LINK Houston. LINK Houston is a 501 [...]

2019-04-02T19:02:21+00:00April 2nd, 2019|

Briefing: LINK Houston Public Comments at March 28 METRO Board Meeting

Remarks as prepared Chair Patman and members of the METRO Board: Good morning, my name is Ashley Johnson, I am the Director of Community Affairs for LINK Houston, an organization which advocates for equity in transportation. Today, LINK Houston stands as an ally with leaders from the Eastex-Jensen community to urge improvements in METRO’s [...]

2019-04-02T18:56:43+00:00April 2nd, 2019|

Briefing: LINK Houston Public Comments at March 26, 2019 City Council on Safer Streets Initiative

Remarks as prepared Good afternoon Mayor Turner and City Councilmembers, my name is Ines Sigel and I am the Director of Communications and Outreach at LINK Houston. LINK Houston advocates for a robust and equitable transportation network so that all people can reach opportunity. We are here today with the People for Safe Streets [...]

2019-04-02T18:49:28+00:00April 2nd, 2019|

Report: Equity in Transit Report PowerPoint Presentation

LINK Houston Equity in Transit Report answers vital questions. Why is equity a concern in Houston? What is equity and how does transit relate? Who rides transit in Houston? Where does Houston need more equitable transit? How can transit be better and do more to improve equitable outcomes Take a look at the event's [...]

2018-11-27T20:45:35+00:00November 27th, 2018|

Briefing: LINK Houston Executive Director Oni Blair Opening Remarks for Equity in Transit Report and Panel on November 27, 2018

Welcome. My name is Oni Blair, and I’m the executive director of LINK Houston. At LINK Houston, we advocate for a robust and equitable transportation network so that all people can reach opportunity. Many of you have worked with us to improve safety and access for people walking and biking; keep communities united in [...]

2018-11-27T20:36:03+00:00November 27th, 2018|

Report: Equity in Transit

An equitable transportation network starts with strong regional and local transportation policies and decisions so that the benefits of transportation, as well as the burdens, are fairly distributed across the Houston region’s 6.9 million people. Equitable, affordable transportation will help the region pursue inclusive economic growth that further advances equity in incomes, education, and [...]

2018-11-27T20:55:11+00:00November 27th, 2018|

Report: Street Safety Summit Summary of Conclusions

At the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and LINK Houston’s 2018 Street Safety Summit, a diverse group of people gathered to discuss safety and accessibility for all people using Houston’s streets. The event offered participants the opportunity to learn about and discuss strategies to better our city’s streets by advocating for physical improvements and policy [...]

2018-11-01T22:16:28+00:00October 15th, 2018|

Briefing: METRONext: An Equity Examination

The Harris County Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) Board now seems ready to move ahead with public engagement on a single METRONext plan to improve the public transit network across the Houston area. The region will likely reach nearly 10 million people by 2040 – a 50 percent increase in population. Overall, the METRONext plan reflects [...]

2018-11-01T23:02:36+00:00August 4th, 2018|