Texas

The Startup Genome Project ranks the Silicon Valley as far and away the best location in the world for startup businesses, but other American cities appear all over the top ten.
23 hours ago   CityLab
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
Questions of how to regulate the sale of alcohol, how to enforce public intoxication, and whether or not alcohol leads to crime can quickly divide communities into factions. So what evidence exists to help cities answer these questions?
May 22, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
A policy adopted earlier this year and due to go into effect next March would require states to plan for climate change before they are eligible to receive grant funding to plan for disasters.
May 6, 2015   The Hill
The Dallas Morning News investigated over promising and under delivering by regional mobility authorities in Texas.
May 2, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
The average median price for home in Houston's Near Northside jumped from $49,500 in 2010 to $80,000 last year. Can these predominantly Latino neighborhoods retain their character as they change?
Apr 30, 2015   Houston Chronicle
A long time coming—the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers now supports a comprehensive plan to transform the Trinity River in Dallas.
Apr 29, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
The Oklahoma State Legislature is well on its way to passing Senate Bill 809, which would limit local power to regulate oil and gas drilling. In Texas, Senate Bill 343 would end "home rule" on many issues, fracking included.
Apr 28, 2015   NewsOK
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is currently planning a significant realignment of 1-45, which runs downtown. The plan could remove an elevated portion of the highway known as Pierce Elevated.
Apr 24, 2015   Houston Public Media
Big questions remain about how Dallas will address preservation controversies in the future. Meanwhile the past hangs in the balance.
Apr 24, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
It seems like the political winds are moving against the Dallas Trinity Toll Road proposal—but the debate isn't over yet.
Apr 18, 2015   The Dallas Morning News