The latest plan for the Texas Central high-speed rail line would stop trains well short of downtown Houston. Transit advocates are displeased with the change of plans.
2 days ago   Houston Chronicle
Four major cities in Texas are either considering or constructing convention center upgrades.
5 days ago   Community Impact Newspaper
A conversation with an architect yields insight into how Houston's pride in the lack of traditional land use regulation mechanisms has created the city as it exists today.
Nov 16, 2015   OffCite
Lots of dollar signs were flying around on Texas ballots last week, many of which were headed toward road construction measures. The Houston Chronicle, however, points out the shortcomings of the state's patterns of investment.
Nov 9, 2015   Houston Chronicle
A researcher at Rice University finds that proclamations of Houston’s affordability, gentrification, and growth are just myths.
Nov 9, 2015   The Urban Edge
Left behind in business-as-usual city planning processes: low income and racial minority residents who rely on biking for transportation.
Nov 5, 2015   Next City
Like many other cities, Houston was looking for ways to bring more residents to Downtown. The Downtown Living Initiative has worked well—but will it leave some populations behind?
Oct 28, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Houston faces political conflict around a new drainage fee, meant to fund efforts to fix the city's crumbling infrastructure. Other cities could soon find themselves in a similar predicament.
Oct 26, 2015   Next City
As Houston, Dallas and other sun belt cities build out their light-rail systems, some are asking if the investment is worth it.
Oct 20, 2015   New Geography
Dallas and Houston's expanding light rail systems are helping boost economic development as new commercial and residential development sprouts up around transit stations.
Oct 19, 2015   PBS NewsHour
A report commissioned by Texas Central Partners is the first to calculate the potential economic benefit of a proposed privately developed high-speed rail connection between Houston and Dallas.
Oct 17, 2015   The Dallas Morning News