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by Tory Gattis — Reason's newest Surface Transportation Newsletter by Bob Poole talks about Harris County's dangerous raid on HCTRA's toll road money, and this is so important I'm reposting it in full here (highlights mine)
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by Tory Gattis — My lead item this week is my proposed alternative to channelizing Buffalo Bayou or an expensive tunnel to better drain the westside reservoirs and avoid a future Harvey flooding tragedy.
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by Tory Gattis — What will be Houston's economic future in a less carbon-intensive energy world? Will we still be an energy capital, or could we play to other strengths?
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by Tory Gattis — Houston ranks in top 5 of America's global cities behind NYC, LA, and SF. We're still the most affordable global city in America!
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by Tory Gattis — Houston's All-American Pandemic Response: Ignore Until It’s Too Late. It saw what happened in NYC but its Covid-19 response was a failure anyway.
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by Tory Gattis — Houston's economic output relative to its geographic size puts it at #7 in the US. And we cover how Houstonians are incredibly supportive during flooding.
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by Tory Gattis — HCTRA toll road revenue will now be diverted into a general fund, even as transportation already suffers in Texas from the state's diversion of gas tax to non-transportation needs.
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Houston ranks 3rd among global cities of the future. The Texan city is a reputable talent hub and offers a welcoming business environment.
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How Houston Defied Doomsday COVID Predictions: Houston’s approach is a model for how hospital systems should handle intense case surges.
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