Blind man faces challenges with Charlotte’s public transportation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Every morning Brad Blair and his guide dog walk to a nearby bus stop.   What You Need To Know Disability Rights North Carolina allows door-to-door service for people with disabilities, if they live within 3/4 of a mile of public transportation Brad Blair, who lost his sight 38 years ago, says … Read more

TxDOT gets the OK to continue limited work on a controversial I-45 expansion | Houston Public Media

Local activists say the I-45 expansion would increase pollution, worsen traffic congestion, and displace hundreds located in underserved communities. The state’s transportation agency will continue limited work on a controversial Houston highway expansion plan that the federal government had previously paused over civil rights concerns, agency officials said on Tuesday. Transportation officials told the Texas … Read more