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I recently learned that there are plans to completely rebuild the Beltway 8 bridge over the ship channel even taller/higher than the existing span. It reminded me of my own amazing experience climbing the Sydney Harbor Bridge in 2014, which is the most popular tourist attraction in Sydney . Comment?
The WSJ on how to make city housing more affordable , which basically comes down to allowing more supply and variety rather than affordable housing programs, which are inherently very limited. Houston might be the best at the country at this, including the lack of zoning easily enabling townhomes, duplexes, apartment mid- and high-rises. Comment?
Responding to Mayor Turner's call to rethink their approach to urban transportation , combined with support for the demolition of the Pierce Elevated downtown and criticism of the Katy Freeway expansion , TXDoT released a new transportation vision and plan for Houston today. Embracing the widespread praise for freeway removal as well as the much easier budget affordability of demolition than expansion, TXDoT announced their plan to revert to this 1973 map of Houston below, including removal of 290, 249, 288, most of Beltway 8, the Hardy, Westpark, the Grand Parkway, and the 610 Ship Channel Bridge. Comment?
Last week the Chronicle published a piece of mine on addressing Houston's mobility challenges with the future in mind, including the rise of self-driving cars. I'd like to re-post it here for posterity and to catch any of my readers that might have missed it over there. Comment?
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