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Houston Election 2015 CTC Candidate Questionnaire Responses by Office

Citizens’ Transportation Coalition sent out our CTC 2015 Candidate Questionnaire on September 8, 2015, to the 85 candidates for 2015 elective city offices: Mayor Controller Council at Large Council by District. As the candidate’s written responses come in, we shall post them in order of Office Sought: the respective office they seek, Name and Date … Continue reading »

Light Rail – East End Line (aka Green Line) – Harrisburg Overpass

To read about the Harrisburg Overpass, visit http://goo.gl/lHBUkx. The bridge will be built along the Green Line (East End), allowing cars and trains to travel over the Union Pacific East Belt freight rail line that runs north-south, west of Hughes Street. July 2015 construction update available at http://goo.gl/eaOcSb.

Mayoral & City Council Elections – Voice Your Transportation Concerns

Houston City Elections are coming again this November.  Here is your chance to make sure the candidates take notice of our growing transportation issues. The Citizens’ Transportation has Partnered with the Houston Coalition of Complete Streets and other associated groups to make sure the candidates address our transportation issues, Including the following topics: Complete Streets … Continue reading »

METRO Transit System Reimagining

 The new Metro re-Imagined system is now up and running as of August 17th.  This system promises to more routes to the places you want to go, with more frequent bus arrivals, with more reliable service. Frequent service is not only on weekday rush hours, but also on Saturdays and Sundays.  The folks at Metro … Continue reading »

Houston to Dallas in under 90 minutes

Texas Central Railway (TCR) is a private for-profit company working to bring high-speed rail to the Houston to Dallas/Fort Worth corridor.  We beat 96 other US routes that were evaluated.  Why? Because our route has an almost optimal distance of 240 miles, is relatively flat, Texas has a pro business environment, and the route has … Continue reading »