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Kelly Rector

Kelly Rector has written 4 posts for Citizens' Transportation Coalition

Houston Bike Challenge Launches Nov. 1st

The Energy Corridor District and Bike Houston have teamed up with Love to Ride to launch the Houston Bike Challenge. During the month of November, Houston workplaces will compete to see which Houston workplaces can get the most staff to ride a bike. It’s free and easy – anyone can join! Simply ride a bike (even … Continue reading »

Historic Yale Street Bridge In The Heights To Be Rebuilt

The Yale Street Bridge was built in 1931, decades before the southern end of the Heights became a busy shopping area. The bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, but it’s also been ranked as one of the worst bridges in Texas. For details on the bridge replacement, visit Houston Public Media at http://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/news/txdot-to-replace-historic-yale-street-bridge-in-the-heights/.

City Council Adopts Plan Houston

City Council voted 16-1 today to adopt Plan Houston. Among the many community goals enumerated in the Plan is the goal to provide “an affordable, multi-modal transportation network providing convenient access and mobility throughout the region for people and goods.” The approval of Plan Houston is the culmination of nearly 15 years of work by … Continue reading »

Prop 7: Texas Sales and Use Tax Revenue for Transportation Amendment

Proposition 7, the Texas Sales and Use Tax Revenue for Transportation Amendment is on the November 3, 2015 ballot in Texas as a legislatively referred constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would provide additional funding for the State Highway Fund. The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) estimates it will bring in an additional $500M to … Continue reading »