LINK Houston Congratulates METRO Board Chair Appointee

The following statement can be attributed to Gabe Cazares, Executive Director, LINK Houston. February 13th, 2024 We congratulate Elizabeth Gonzalez Brock on her appointment as Board Chair for the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston METRO). METRO provides an essential service connecting Houstonians to jobs, healthcare, education, and recreation. We thank outgoing Chair [...]

2024-02-13T22:38:48+00:00February 13th, 2024|

LINK Houston Condemns the Actions of the Transportation Policy Council

The following statement can be attributed to Gabe Cazares, Executive Director, LINK Houston. January 26th, 2024 Today, the Transportation Policy Council (TPC) voted to kill a good faith effort to address its democratic deficit. By once again throwing out a consensus-based bylaws change to incorporate a weighted voting structure – just as they had [...]

2024-01-26T22:31:47+00:00January 26th, 2024|

LINK Houston Celebrates Transformational Transportation Win

The following statement can be attributed to Gabe Cazares, Executive Director, LINK Houston. Houston has made it clear: we want a fair say in how our city grows and moves around. Empowering all communities in the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) with proportional representation – as Proposition B demands – is a necessary step towards [...]

2023-11-08T18:07:33+00:00November 8th, 2023|

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 [...]

2023-10-24T21:03:04+00:00October 24th, 2023|

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 [...]

2023-10-03T20:46:31+00:00October 3rd, 2023|

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 [...]

2023-09-13T22:36:53+00:00September 13th, 2023|

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 [...]

2023-07-26T16:21:46+00:00July 26th, 2023|

Aligning Affordable Housing and Quality Transportation w/ Beth Osborne, Transportation for America

Join LINK Houston and the Kinder Institute for Urban Research for a virtual conversation with Transportation for America Director Beth Osborne on Thursday, May 28, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Following the release of our Where Affordable Housing and Transportation Meet in Houston report, we continue to explore how to better align affordable housing and transportation to [...]

2021-04-30T19:28:49+00:00May 18th, 2020|

These tools — and policy changes — may help Houston address housing affordability

For years, Houston has been touted as one of the nation’s most affordable major metropolitan areas. But it’s now facing a decreasing supply of affordable housing. To effectively address the affordability crisis in Houston, local decision-makers and individuals must consider the combined costs of housing and transportation and their impact on overall affordability. [Read [...]

2021-04-30T19:29:06+00:00May 7th, 2020|