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.
13 hours ago   Houston Chronicle
An ambitious project Mayor Annise Parker calls "one of the most exciting things I've had the opportunity to work on as mayor" took a major step forward this week.
Sep 4, 2015   Houston Chronicle
It's still not bike-friendly, but it's getting better. The Capitol Limited from Chicago to Washington joins a small list of routes allowing for "roll-on, roll-off," though reservations and a $25 fee may apply.
Aug 29, 2015   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Instead of building a wall separating the United States and Mexico, officials from both countries celebrated the opening on Tuesday of the West Rail Bypass International Bridge.
Aug 29, 2015   USA Today
Houston is making big transportation news this week with the launch of a newly replanned Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro) bus system.
Aug 19, 2015   Human Transit
Eric Jaffe of CityLab looks at what went wrong with what should have been a clear way to employ technology to reduce crashes and save lives, and what can be done to stem the tide of cities removing red light cameras.
Aug 18, 2015   CityLab
A Houston Chronicle business columnist argues in defense of the Obama Administration's new environmental rules.
Aug 18, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Houston's housing market is chugging along, although one of the area's key industries is struggling.
Aug 16, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Local businesses and a global economy are driving growth at the Port of Houston. More opportunity growth could be on its way soon, too.
Aug 14, 2015   Houston Chronicle
The legacy of sprawl in and around Houston has forced local officials to seek $700 million in bond funding (part of an $848 million bond package) to pay for road improvement projects.
Aug 12, 2015   Community Impact Newspaper
The credit rating agency Standard & Poor's released a report that raises the threat level on the trend of earthquakes in areas around Oklahoma and Texas.
Aug 11, 2015   The Dallas Morning News