April 2016

Is The Uber Model Safer?

Is The Uber Model Safer?

This week, Uber sent a public letter to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Council saying that, unless the fingerprint requirements implemented in 2014 are removed, they may cease operations within the city. Doing so would be detrimental for those who’ve entered...
Uber Threatens To Leave Houston

Uber Threatens To Leave Houston

In a letter today to Houston City Council, Uber addressed their concerns over the ridesharing regulations implemented in 2014 by the city. The service is threatening to pull out of Houston if changes aren’t made saying, “If the city refuses to act, we will have to...
TML Attacks Senate Committee

TML Attacks Senate Committee

The Texas Municipal League today issued a baseless attack against a Senate Interim committee on property tax relief, claiming the committee is misleading Texans. “The senate committee has been traveling around the state using real statistics to make an illogical,...
Post Oak Bus Lane Malintent

Post Oak Bus Lane Malintent

As the Uptown Development Authority (UDA) moves forward on the Post Oak dedicated bus lanes, one would expect the concerns raised at the onset to be quelled. But instead of answering questions, UDA has instead become even more secretive about its operations. Earlier...