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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


The VRA: What’s in it, and LINK Houston’s Thoughts

The VRA: What’s in it, and LINK Houston’s Thoughts  Executive Director Gabe Cazares at the lot which used to be half of the Lofts at the Ballpark housing complex with Congresswoman Jackson-Lee, FHWA Administrator Bhatt and, METRO President Lambert. As the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) neared a ‘Record [...]


LINK Houston Statement on the Federal Highway Administration Voluntary Resolution Agreement with TxDOT

“We expected the federal government to maximize its leverage over TxDOT to push for a fairer and more equitable North Houston Highway Improvement Project, however we are encouraged to see that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will hold TxDOT accountable in ways that the City of Houston and Harris County memorandums of understanding cannot. [...]


City of Houston & TxDOT MOU & Harris County & TxDOT MOU Thoughts

What is an MOU and why are we talking about it? City of Houston’s Mayor Turner, with support from Harris County officials, responded to public outcry by facilitating a re-visioning community engagement process in 2019 into early 2020. The City presented the new vision to the public and TxDOT in April 2020. Over the last [...]