AUSTIN – Texas music legend Ray Benson is helping spotlight the state’s growing traffic congestion with a video designed to get Texans thinking about an important issue in the fall election. Money for new road construction could virtually vanish by 2016 unless Texans approve Proposition 1 on the Nov. 4 election ballot. The measure … Read more
Officials with the Texas Department of Transportation and Fort Bend County hosted an open house at Seven Lakes High School on July 31 to gather comments about the proposed expansion of FM 1093. About 200 area residents turned out to learn more about the project, and how this might affect them. “We are here because we want … Read more
Check out the projected number of vehicles anticipated on our roads in the Christian Science Monitor. No, that’s not a typo.
A study from a transportation nonprofit released Wednesday said aging roadways and continued traffic congestion cost drivers in the state more than $25.1 billion every year. Research group TRIP concludes that those conditions lead to vehicle maintenance costs, lost time, increased gas consumption and other expenses that annually cost the average North Texas driver $1,740. … Read more
After outlining current transportation projects ongoing in the East Parker County area, Riley told those at the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce luncheon that the state-wide issue on the Nov. 4 ballot could affect funding for local projects. “It’s important that we support it. The board of directors has supported a resolution in … Read more