Texas

On the heels of the #NoNewRoads campaign, new Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner gave a "rousing" speech calling for the state of Texas to change its thinking about highway widening projects.
3 days ago   Streetsblog USA
The Texas city is the largest municipality so far to sign onto the Blue Zones Project, an initiative for improving longevity. In a nutshell, Blue Zones wants to make healthy choices the easy ones.
Jun 30, 2015   Next City
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
The Dallas Arts District will make a selection of a planning firm in the coming weeks to update the seminal 193 Sasaki plan responsible for much of the area's transformation in recent years and decades.
Jun 21, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is celebrating its 50th year. To help commemorate the occasion, the American Planning Association looks back on its partnership with HUD.
Jun 19, 2015   American Planning Association
CityLab stages a humorous competition for the location of a likely-to-go-horribly-wrong tourist attraction.
Jun 19, 2015   CityLab
The question remains whether San Antonio can back up the population of young people moving to the city with desirable multi-family housing.
Jun 17, 2015   San Antonio Business Journal
Though the number of residents in the state affected by drought dropped by the millions after recent heavy rains, areas of the state that rely on underground supplies of water could still run out of water within months.
Jun 13, 2015   The Houston Chronicle
The Dallas City Council surprised everyone by reversing early indications of reticence and giving full support to the recommendations of the Historic Preservation Task Force.
Jun 10, 2015   The Dallas Morning News