In its Equity in Transit report, LINK Houston recommends increasing the frequency and hours of service on key bus routes as well as other system improvements.

Despite a reputation for ever-widening freeways and an abiding love affair with the automobile, many of Houston’s neighborhoods have significant portions of their populations that do not have access to a car. Even for those who do, the burden of maintaining that car can be costly. According to a new report released Tuesday from transit advocacy group LINK Houston, whose board includes Kinder Institute Director Bill Fulton, an estimated 984,000 Houston area residents need more affordable transportation options. To address this need, the report argues, the region needs to invest in and create more frequent, reliable, accessible and available transit

The Kinder Institute for Urban Research
Leah Binkovitz – NOVEMBER 28, 2018