Transportation

Bus Rapid Transit Bicycle and Pedestrian
High Speed Rail Light Rail 
 Monorail TxDOT 

 

Solutions:

  • Do a 1 year pilot study reducing toll prices for harris county toll roads during non-peak hours
  • Support the free tow and go service for broken down cars on highways within city limits
  • Close corporate loopholes in the sales tax to properly fund city transportation
  • Do a feasibility study allowing residents to use reverse vending machines to use recycled plastic bottles and aluminum cans to pay for public transportation
  • Provide free bus and free light rail only on weekends
  • Make bus and light rail free for women to draw attention to the gender wage gap

 

Pierce Sky Park

Houston Chronicle – I-45 would move, sink and shift from Pierce Elevated in TxDOT plan

The 5 Wackiest Images from TXDOT’s plans to reroute I-45 and Abandon The Pierce Elevated

City Lab – Houston’s Urban Interstate Debate: Transform, or Tear Down?

Houston Tomorrow – Houston Needs a Transportation Plan

Next City – Why Streetcars Aren’t About Transit

Next City – 15 Metros With the Biggest Declines in Commuting by Car

City Lab – China’s 50-Lane Traffic Jam Is Every Commuter’s Worst Nightmare

Trib Talk – Don’t blame oil prices for budget woes

Next City – 5 Florida Cities Team Up to Subsidize Uber Rides

Garcia: A bad, irresponsible idea. Let me count the ways [Opinion]

Free bus passes for kids living in Victoria starting Dec. 1

Kids 12 and under to ride Barrie Transit for free, seniors to ride at no cost once a week

Brampton gives seniors big discount on transit, hopes to make it free as early as 2020

Downtown C-pass program ramping up, with 460,000 free rides since June

Free streetcar rides start today in Little Rock, North Little Rock

How Tampa Tripled Ridership on its Streetcar

Auckland Council approves free kids’ public transport at weekends

By 3-1 margin, Salt Lake City residents favor converting to a free bus system

Vienna’s euro-a-day public transport model could waltz into Berlin

STIB to become free of charge for youth, seniors as of summer 2020

Paris Will Make Public Transportation Free for Kids

Mind the gender pay gap: Berlin women to get public transport discount

Actually Free Rides For Delhi Women Is A GREAT Idea. Data Backs It

Berlin makes public transport free for all schoolchildren

City of Sacramento Approves Free Transit Pass Program for All Students

Students Ride Free on LADOT DASH Buses Starting This August

Could Kansas City become the first major U.S. city with a free transit system?

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