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Legal action by Harris County is a necessary step to hold TxDOT accountable

LINK Houston commends Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo’s leadership in the fight against TxDOT’s North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP). Time and again TxDOT has demonstrated blatant disregard for Houston area residents, businesses, and elected officials by proceeding with the NHHIP despite outstanding serious concerns raised by community members and experts about this project. [...]

2021-04-30T19:26:46+00:00

Janis Scott: A Powerful Voice for Transportation Equity

This Transit Equity Day, we would like to acknowledge and thank Janis Scott for her unceasing commitment to improving and preserving public transit access for all Houston-area residents. Janis truly embodies the values central to transit equity. [Read more.] Understanding Houston | February 3, 2021 READ FULL ARTICLE

2021-04-30T19:25:19+00:00

LINK Houston’s Statement on TxDOT’s Record of Decision for the North Houston Highway Improvement Project

On February 4, 2021, the Texas Department of Transportation announced issuance of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP). Below is LINK Houston's statement regarding the ROD. “LINK Houston’s mission is to advocate for equity in transportation. We will continue fighting alongside residents and partners to ensure that [...]

2021-04-30T19:25:04+00:00

Briefing: LINK Houston’s Official FEIS Comments to TxDOT

LINK Houston has been working with volunteers and our partners to comb through the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and draft our official response to TxDOT. We urge TxDOT to: put forward an updated Preferred Alternative for the NHHIP based on the vision in Mayor Turner’s May 2020 position letter; issue a Supplemental FEIS [...]

2021-04-30T19:32:14+00:00

Webinar: Health & Highways: Impacts of Transportation Infrastructure on Communities

Local and national experts will discuss how transportation infrastructure projects, like the proposed I-45 expansion, impact community health. August 19, 2020 1:00-2:30 p.m. Register  Join Air Alliance Houston, the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and LINK Houston for a discussion on how transportation infrastructure projects impact the health and quality of life of surrounding [...]

2021-04-30T19:29:30+00:00