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LINK Houston Director of Community Engagement Appointed to Prestigious EPA National Advisory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HOUSTON, October 24, 2023 – LINK Houston, a leading advocate for equitable and sustainable transportation in our community, is proud to announce the appointment of Cherrelle J. Duncan, Director of Community Engagement, to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Advisory Committee. This prestigious appointment to a Presidential committee by [...]

Mayor Turner to Recognize LINK Houston for advocacy efforts during National Week Without Driving 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HOUSTON,TX – Today Mayor Turner will recognize LINK Houston for their efforts to raise awareness of the perspective and experiences of non-drivers while promoting transportation that is supportive of all individuals as well as proclaim October 2nd – 8th as National Week Without Driving  in Houston. First championed by Disability Rights [...]

LINK Houston Endorses Prop B; urges the Houston-Galveston Area Council to negotiate a fair representation framework for the entire region

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2023 HOUSTON, TX - The LINK Houston Board of Directors agreed to endorse Proposition B to reform the Houston-Galveston Area Council. City of Houston Proposition B would compel Houston’s regional government, the Houston-Galveston Area Council, to consider population in its voting structure, addressing the severe underrepresentation of more populous [...]

LINK Houston, BikeHouston, the Gulfton Super Neighborhood Council, Houston CNL, and Air Alliance Houston Call on METRO to prioritize vulnerable road users in the design of the METRO Rapid Gulfton Corridor Project

LINK Houston, BikeHouston, the Gulfton Super Neighborhood Council, Houston CNL, and Air Alliance Houston have issued the following letter on August 10, 2023, to the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston METRO) Board of Directors following the July 2023 Board Meeting, calling on METRO to prioritize vulnerable road users in the design of [...]

LINK Houston Honors the 33rd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Every July 26th we pause to celebrate the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This year is no different, the most significant piece of legislation in the disability rights movement turns 33 today. Over the last three plus decades disabled people have enjoyed maximum access in our communities– or that’s what some [...]

LINK Houston Welcomes New Director of Community Engagement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LINK HOUSTON ANNOUNCES CHERRELLE J. DUNCAN AS NEW DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT   HOUSTON, Thursday April 27, 2023 - LINK Houston is excited to welcome Cherrelle J. Duncan as our new Director of Community Engagement effective May 1, 2023. Cherrelle previously served as Chief of Staff for Council Member Tiffany D. [...]

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Comunidad asegura que el servicio METRO de Houston necesita mejoras en su servicio, según encuesta

Una encuesta de la Organización Houston Link, realizada a una parte de la comunidad del sureste de la ciudad, afirma que el servicio de METRO necesita hacer mejoras en su servicio. Dentro de las recomendaciones incluyen aumentar la confiabilidad de la información y [...]

Houston Advocates Slam TxDOT For ‘Deliberately’ Ignoring Highway’s Racist Impacts

he Texas Department of Transportation is allegedly threatening retaliation against the whole Houston region because advocates continue to fight a highway expansion that the agency knows will have a harmful impacts on communities of color — but if the advocates successfully get the [...]

Groups file federal complaint over I-45 project, urge civil rights review

Critics of the plan to remake Interstate 45 north of downtown Houston filed a nearly 100-page complaint to federal officials Thursday, urging even greater scrutiny of the project’s effects on minority communities, an analysis they say state highway officials consistently have avoided. In the [...]