Texas

For decades, Houston has experienced car-oriented development, giving little attention to other forms of transportation. In recent years, however, rapid population growth and increase in traffic congestion has the city revisiting alternate options
Jun 23, 2015   Doggerel
Recent floods in Texas, especially prevalent in Houston, reflect a stormwater infrastructure that both worked as it's designed and is in need of improvements.
Jun 3, 2015   Houston Chronicle
During the year 2014, a record number of people chose to make their home in King County, Washington. And 2015 may shape up to shatter last year's record.
Mar 30, 2015   The Seattle Times
Urban Times offers a list of 13 urban river renewal projects spanning from Medellin to Manila.
Jun 14, 2014   Urban Times
The murder rate in Ciudad Juárez is in sharp decline: from 3,075 in 2010 to 487 in 2013. Juárez officials are launching initiatives to revitalize the city and attract visitors from across the border in Texas and New Mexico.
Jan 12, 2014   WFAA Channel 8 Dallas/Ft. Worth
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After a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people in West, observers blamed Texas's lax zoning regulations. Analysis of the locations of such plants across the Western U.S. seeks to determine whether Texas land use law is uniquely unregulated. Exclusive
Aug 29, 2013  By Ken Steif
Texas has come under scrutiny for a pattern of developing low-income housing projects in areas already suffering from poverty and blight. Karisa King describes how the NIMBY mentality is reinforced by the subsidization system.
Apr 24, 2012   Texas Tribune
With mockumentary-style coverage, NPR's John Burnett imagines the trials of a state's secession.
Apr 2, 2012   NPR
Highland Park, ZIP code 75205, represents the top of the 1% in Texas, and is the most enthusiastically Republican community in the country.
Dec 26, 2011   Mother Jones
VIA Metropolitan Transit Company met with the city council regarding future plans involving a new streetcar line. According to Vianna Davila, "VIA must drastically change its streetcar proposal if it wants the city to help pay for the project."
Oct 20, 2011   My San Antonio
The City of Denton in Texas approved a traffic safety ordinance to assert the rights of the road for cyclists and other vulnerable road users.
Apr 13, 2011   TheCityFix.com