Houston

Local officials are considering a conservancy to preserve the Houston Astrodome, considered an antiquities landmark by the Texas Historical Commission.
2 days ago   Houston Chronicle
A proposal to transform the Pierce Elevated in Houston into a linear park joins the slag heap of Houston's history of never-built projects.
6 days ago   Houston Chronicle
The Dallas-to-Houston project will be the first operating high speed rail line in the United States when it opens in 2021. The project received $75 million in private funding, allowing planning for the project to advance.
Jul 26, 2015   Houston Chronicle
A housing development in Houston's Near Northside has made a remarkable commitment to developing affordable units to populations at-risk of being pushed out by gentrification.
Jul 23, 2015   The Urban Edge
The politics of parking aren't expected to change in the upcoming Houston mayoral election. But an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle is willing to mess with the third rail.
Jul 22, 2015   Houston Chronicle
A feature in the Houston Chronicle explores the economic segregation of Houston along the axis of Main Street—with low income neighborhoods like Independence Heights to the north and affluent neighborhoods like Old Braeswood to the south.
Jul 10, 2015   Houston Chronicle
If a controversial fee fails the scrutiny of the state's courts, roads around the city will suffer the consequences.
Jun 26, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Houston's status as one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country has not gone unnoticed by the healthcare industry.
Jun 24, 2015   Houston Chronicle
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
After a $2.3 billion widening project, traffic once again chokes the Katy Freeway's 23 lanes. For road spending critics who are also taxpayers, this I-told-you-so moment is bittersweet.
Jun 5, 2015   Streetsblog Network
Today's a big day in Houston: two new light rail lines will now supplement the success of the city's Red Line. Meet the Green and Purple Lines, serving the East End and Southeast Houston.
May 23, 2015   Houston Public Media