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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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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Despite fewer people riding Metro in Houston, report makes case for more public transit

Transit use sank during the COVID pandemic, but remained a vital lifeline for many residents who said they boarded buses despite their fears to work critical jobs, according to a study released Wednesday. [Read more.] Dug Begley | October 7, 2021 Houston Chronicle  [...]

Essential workers in Houston relied on public transit during the pandemic, a new report says

While essential workers continued to utilize public transit, overall ridership has decreased by about 40% in Houston, according to a new report. Public transit has been a "lifeline" for many essential workers in the Houston area during the COVID-19 pandemic — despite overall [...]

Controversial I-45 project still alive as TxDOT, feds given 90 days to settle differences

Interstate 45 still is on a road to rebuild after Texas transportation officials on Tuesday kept the controversial project in the state’s 10-year construction plans, but warned that failing to get federal highway officials to remove their hold on it could halt the [...]