LINK Houston Urges METRO to move forward with the University Corridor BRT

UPDATED JUNE 24th, 2024 As you know, Metros Strategic Planning Committee announced their decision to abandon the University BRT project last week. This project has been more than twenty years in the making and has garnered voter approval multiple times. This week is critical to keep the pressure on Metro leadership to reverse course while they [...]

LINK Houston Releases Equity in Transit 2024 Findings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HOUSTON – LINK Houston urges Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) to re-affirm their commitment to increase local bus service by 25% above pre-pandemic levels, as outlined in the METRONext Moving Forward Plan. Service increases should focus on routes located within the 222 square miles mapped by the Transportation Equity Demand Index (TEDI) [...]

LINK Houston Congratulates METRO Board Chair Appointee

The following statement can be attributed to Gabe Cazares, Executive Director, LINK Houston. February 13th, 2024 We congratulate Elizabeth Gonzalez Brock on her appointment as Board Chair for the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston METRO). METRO provides an essential service connecting Houstonians to jobs, healthcare, education, and recreation. We thank outgoing Chair [...]

LINK Houston Condemns the Actions of the Transportation Policy Council

The following statement can be attributed to Gabe Cazares, Executive Director, LINK Houston. January 26th, 2024 Today, the Transportation Policy Council (TPC) voted to kill a good faith effort to address its democratic deficit. By once again throwing out a consensus-based bylaws change to incorporate a weighted voting structure – just as they had [...]

Job posting: Director of Development

Job Description  Director of Development  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, and [...]

LINK Houston Celebrates Transformational Transportation Win

The following statement can be attributed to Gabe Cazares, Executive Director, LINK Houston. Houston has made it clear: we want a fair say in how our city grows and moves around. Empowering all communities in the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) with proportional representation – as Proposition B demands – is a necessary step towards [...]

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Taylor Swift weekend concerts spark call to rename Houston Metro’s Red Line

Dear reader, transit advocates are calling for some changes before Taylor Swift comes to Houston for a weekend of sold-out shows. LINK Houston, which advocates for improved access to buses and trains, issued a lyric-laden request to Metropolitan Transit Authority officials that the [...]

Houston receives nearly $30M to improve safety on 7-mile stretch of this busy road

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A statistic from the city of Houston shows that more fatal accidents take place on Bissonnet than on any other city-owned street. However, on Wednesday, it was announced that the federal government will be sending $28.7 million to improve [...]