Equity in Transit: 2022

Download Full Report (.pdf) Executive Summary Public transit plays a central role in connecting people to jobs, education, health care, and many other opportunities. Equity in Transit: 2022 combines data analysis and riders’ experiences collected through the 2022 Houston Bus Rider Survey. The report explores how transit has, and should, connect people to opportunity [...]

2023-01-17T13:02:29+00:00January 17th, 2023|

LINK Houston Statement on NHHIP Press Conference from local officials

We are disappointed in today’s announcement regarding the closed-door negotiations of local and state government officials on the North Houston Highway Improvement Plan. All plans regarding expanded infrastructure require the input of the communities surrounding it. LINK Houston firmly believes that increased highway capacity only leads to increased traffic and negates the ability of [...]

2022-12-19T18:47:02+00:00December 19th, 2022|

Happy Holidays 2022 Newsletter

Dear Transit Equity Advocates and Supporters 2022 has been a year full of opportunities for LINK Houston. Our Board of Directors was hard at work interviewing and recruiting an Executive Director (I’m honored to have been selected) and the staff was keeping our programs and advocacy priorities moving forward, including: Piloting S.A.F.E. Sidewalks (Safety and Accessibility for [...]

2022-12-16T17:13:53+00:00December 16th, 2022|

Thanksgiving 2022 Newsletter

Happy Thanksgiving, LINK Houston family! Before you gather around your seasonally appropriate meals, we wanted to take a moment to thank our partners and supporters for an incredibly productive year. From sidewalk audits and advocacy trips to Austin, to growing voter access before Election Day, we thank all the hardworking volunteers and community partners [...]

2022-12-12T18:16:55+00:00December 12th, 2022|

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, [...]

2022-10-24T16:34:01+00:00October 24th, 2022|

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 [...]

2022-10-12T14:47:57+00:00October 11th, 2022|

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 [...]

2022-06-21T18:43:05+00:00June 21st, 2022|

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 [...]

2022-06-21T18:44:27+00:00June 21st, 2022|

Step out of your car for Earth Day… and beyond!

For this year’s Earth Day, we teamed up with BikeHouston, Air Alliance Houston, and others to call on our local elected officials to go car free on April 22nd. The Climate Action Plan and the Resilient Strategy status report shows that Houston is nowhere near reducing vehicle miles traveled and is trending away from achieving Vision [...]

2022-04-19T18:56:25+00:00April 19th, 2022|