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Transportation

Ryde offering free lifts in Houston’s Third Ward as part of months-long pilot program

Posted on · A Texas-based company, with funding from Evolve Houston and Houston City Council District D, is using electric vehicles to provide rides in an underserved part of the city where many residents do not have their own automobiles.

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Houston Matters

Why the Justice Department is investigating Texas over its border initiative (July 7, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: City and county leaders plan to sue Union Pacific over alleged toxic pollution from the railroad's Fifth Ward site. Plus, we learn why the Justice Department is investigating Texas over its Operation Lone Star border initiative. And we discuss how the recent Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade could lead to an erosion of privacy rights.

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Bail bond reform measure fails, and electric vehicles in Houston (March 11, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We learn why a measure that would have set a minimum down payment recquired in order to bond out of jail on certain offenses failed to pass, we discuss where the infrastructre stands for electric vehicles in Houston, and we learn about a new exhibit on the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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