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Webcasting Tomorrow

For anyone interested, I’ll be giving a webcast tomorrow in conjunction with Strong Towns on the subject of Urban Design and Property Values. This is a new-and-improved version of a talk that I’ve presented at CNU-18, CNU-Central Texas, Texas Tech University, the Texas APA Convention, the Texas Trails Convention, CNU-Next Gen, CNU 20, and Houston [...]

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Harris County attempting to corrupt METRO’s ballot referendum

From Houston Tomorrow: After arriving at a decision two weeks ago in perhaps the most open, transparent public process in Houston history, a totally different deal was arrived at in Harris County Commissioner Steve Radack’s office early this week. Reportedly under threats from Harris County, Houston Mayor Parker and Metro chair Gilbert Garcia have agreed to ask [...]

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Public Works trying to shut down Bagby St. pedestrian-orientation after the fact?

From InnerLooped: Apparently, the [Bagby St. pedestrian improvements] project (already 100 days into construction) with city-approved plans that have been vetted by members of the community, is coming to a halt in a couple days. Yes, construction (and all work on Bagby) is about to stop (and remain in its current state). Why? Because the [...]

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It’s a Gas

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Use the Transit Tax for Transit

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Austin to Houston Rail Link in the planning stages?

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Houston home to “The worst sidewalk in America.”

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I’m looking for an intern

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Why so much of the internet is shut down today…

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Regarding the proposed High Density Ordinance

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