Tag Archives: Transportation
Highway expansion is the Lone Star State’s status-quo solution to easing traffic—but it actually leads to more congestion and displaced communities.
Bruce Elementary School sits in the shadow of one of Houston’s countless towering, concrete overpasses. From the playground, the sound of cars zooming past an...Read More
The president’s proposed budget cuts billions in federal aid for residents of the state’s sparsely populated areas.
Arnie Amaro, the city administrator of La Villa, knows Hidalgo County’s sprawl will eventually reach his town. In the last decade, the border county’s popul...Read More
Nirenberg doesn’t identify with a specific political party, but thinks future-focused candidates are in a prime position to take back the state.
Ron Nirenberg assumed office in June after defeating former Mayor Ivy Taylor with 54 percent of the vote in a runoff election. Like Taylor, Nirenberg’s job pe...Read More
The push for sizable tax cuts fits poorly with other needs in the budget, like an effort to bolster transportation funding—can the Lege make the math work?...Read More
People in big Texas cities are driving less, and riding bikes and public transportation more, according to a new study of American commuters....Read More
With conservative representative pitted against one another, two camps emerged–one with Darby and one with Gov. Rick Perry who opposes any fees. ...Read More