Several infrastructure projects are in the works this year that aim to improve and expand mobility for cyclists, pedestrians and mass transit users.

Gabe Cazares does not own a car and, because he is blind, says he never will.

But the executive director of transportation equity and advocacy organization LINK Houston, like most everyone else in the nation’s fourth-largest city, still has a need to commute to work and buy groceries and still likes to get out and explore his hometown. That can be difficult even in his East End neighborhood, where Cazares said sidewalks are scarce.

“To get to my office, where I do transportation equity work, I have to leave my home and walk in the streets,” he said. “I’m looking forward to a day when folks in the city of Houston don’t have to worry about how they’re going to move from one place to another if they don’t own a vehicle.” [Read more.]

Adam Zuvanich | January 11, 2023
Houston Public Media