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Transportation Reform: Fiscal Responsibility First

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Transportation Reform: Fiscal Responsibility First

Predictably, the Austin establishment is calling for higher taxes, rainy-day raids and further expansion of "regionally managed” toll lanes as a means to finance roadway expansion. But before Texans allow more money to be indiscriminately thrown at transportation, the...

Citizen Mobility:  Always an Excuse, Never a Concern

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Citizen Mobility: Always an Excuse, Never a Concern

Following in their tradition of keeping options for their citizens’ mobility strictly limited to those that benefit themselves and their friends, San Antonio City Council voted 7-2 on Dec. 11 in favor of adopting obstructive new regulations for ride sharing companies...

Process Over Outcomes: An Opportunity for Reform

Process Over Outcomes: An Opportunity for Reform

Official testimony of senior Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) leadership at a recent House hearing revealed seemingly contradictory Prop 1 claims, a complete lack of thoughtful policy discussions, and major inconsistencies in project evaluation by the...

Proposition 1: In Brief

Proposition 1: In Brief

The following is an informational handout on Proposition 1--the proposed amendment to the Texas Constitution. Prop 1 Information