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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|

Briefing: LINK Houston’s comments regarding the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Draft Community Impacts Assessment (CIA) and Draft Cumulative Impacts Technical Report (CITR) of the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP).

On February 7, 2020 LINK Houston submitted comments regarding the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Draft Community Impacts Assessment (CIA) and Draft Cumulative Impacts Technical Report (CITR) of the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP). Please read the full letter here: LINK Houston Comments on TxDOT NHHIP Technical Reports from December 2019 LINK Houston [...]

2020-02-10T22:55:40+00:00February 10th, 2020|

Briefing: Remarks by Oni K. Blair, Executive Director of LINK Houston at METRO Board Meeting on December 19, 2019

Good morning, Chair Patman and METRO Board members. My name is Oni Blair, and I serve as the executive director of LINK Houston. LINK Houston advocates for a robust and equitable transportation network so that all people can reach opportunity. Last month, LINK Houston joined more than a dozen speakers to congratulate you on [...]

2019-12-19T19:26:07+00:00December 19th, 2019|

Briefing: Remarks by Ashley Johnson, Director of Community Affairs, at METRO Board Meeting on November 21, 2019

Good morning, my name is Ashley Johnson and I am the Director of Community Affairs with LINK Houston, an organization which advocates for equity in transportation so that all people can reach opportunity. LINK Houston is joined today by community residents, civic leaders and supportive interests from the Gulfton, Eastex-Jensen, Kashmere and Houston Gardens, [...]

2019-11-21T20:02:58+00:00November 21st, 2019|