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Briefing: Transportation access at COVID-19 vaccine sites

LINK Houston urges the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Harris County to consider multiple mobility options in their plans for COVID-19 vaccination distribution at NRG and additional sites so that people with disabilities, those without access to a vehicle, and aging persons who no longer drive are able to access vaccination sites. Our [...]

2021-02-25T17:36:41+00:00February 25th, 2021|

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 [...]

2020-12-07T14:36:25+00:00December 7th, 2020|

Briefing: Public Comment on Transportation Policy Council (TPC) June 26, 2020 Agenda Item #5

Transportation Policy Council (TPC) Houston-Galveston Area Council 3555 Timmons Lane, Suite #100 Houston, TX 77027 June 25, 2020 Re: Public Comment on Transportation Policy Council (TPC) June 26, 2020 Agenda Item #5 Dear Chair Clark and Members of the Transportation Policy Council, My name is Oni Blair, and I serve as a voting member [...]

2020-06-26T14:25:05+00:00June 26th, 2020|

Briefing: Transportation Advisory Committee June 17, 2020 Remarks

LINK Houston Executive Director Oni Blair’s Remarks on Agenda Item #6 (includes NHHIP consideration) Houston-Galveston Area Council: Transportation Advisory Committee June 17, 2020 Thank you. My name is Oni Blair, and I am a voting member of the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC). I thank the parties – the City of Houston, Harris County, Metropolitan [...]

2020-06-18T15:39:29+00:00June 18th, 2020|

Briefing: LINK Houston’s Takeaways on Mayor Turner’s Letter to TxDOT Regarding the NHHIP

On May 12, 2010 Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner sent a letter to the Texas Transportation Commissioner Laura Ryan outlining his vision for the proposed I-45 expansion. Here are LINK Houston's takeaways: What’s the Mayor’s Vision? Why doesn’t the letter say Vision C? The letter outlines the Mayor’s new vision for the North Houston Highway Improvement [...]

2020-05-18T18:12:02+00:00May 18th, 2020|

Report: Where Affordable Housing and Transportation Meet in Houston

Executive Summary Where Affordable Housing and Transportation Meet in Houston examines where affordable housing and high-quality, affordable transportation presently co-exist. This report provides policy recommendations to help government and nongovernment stakeholders in the City of Houston address affordability issues in the region. This report also aims to help individuals and families make well-informed decisions [...]

2020-05-29T17:00:00+00:00May 5th, 2020|

Briefing: Public comment on TPC April 24 agenda item #6, NHHIP

Transportation Policy Council (TPC) Houston-Galveston Area Council 3555 Timmons Lane, Suite #100 Houston, TX 77027 Dear Chair Clark and Members of the Transportation Policy Council, I am writing on behalf of LINK Houston, a non-profit organization that advocates for equity in transportation. I am specifically writing to provide public comment on the TPC’s April [...]

2020-04-24T14:11:50+00:00April 24th, 2020|

Briefing: LINK Houston’s comments on Walkable Places and Transit-Oriented Development ordinance amendments

LINK Houston submitted formal comments on the proposed Walkable Places and Transit-Oriented Development ordinance amendments to the City of Houston. We hope the comments are addressed, as we believe the recommendations will enable the City of Houston to improve outcomes for people and communities equitably through better streets and transit supportive environments. Please read [...]

2020-02-19T19:24:59+00:00February 19th, 2020|