Monthly Archives: October 2013

Critical Mass reaching a tipping point

“We can’t just sit back and have no one step up,” said Hector Garcia, who has ridden in the event since 2005 and manages the group’s online presence. “Everyone is learning. Every group ride faces challenges.” Estimates of the typical … Continue reading

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New street plan gives walkers, cyclists their share

The executive order will help officials avoid planning and design mistakes that confound some residents. Parker pointed to a photo of a sidewalk built to the city’s 3-foot design standard but marred with obstructions. “We have seen fit to take … Continue reading

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Lawmakers look for energy road repair solutions

“We’ve never seen anything like this in our state’s history from the level of consumption of the highway system,” said Phil Wilson, director of the Texas Department of Transportation. He spoke during a state Senate committee hearing to explore a … Continue reading

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Hardy Toll Road years away but already under construction

The Hardy and Elysian Street projects are complicated by nearby railroad tracks, which carry heavy volumes of freight in and out of the region. Toll agency officials opted to buy Union Pacific Railroad land, eliminate a set of tracks and … Continue reading

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