Voters in Houston can upgrade their transit system without a tax increase in a new $3.5 billion ballot measure this fall.

Houston has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to modernize its transit system this fall — and the city hopes to learn from Nashville’s mistakes.

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County signed off last week on a $3.5-billion bond measure that would fund a smorgasbord of light rail lines, high-occupancy vehicle lanes, and rapid busways in Houston over the next two decades. [Read more.]

Aaron Short | AUGUST 19, 2019