On the New Era of Planning in Houston

The approval of the Plan Houston comprehensive plan was one of the biggest planning news stories of the year. A new podcast digs deeper into the significance and details of the new plan for the city of Houston.
December 14, 2015, 2pm PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Jeff Wood shares news of the latest "Talking Headways" podcast, addressing the approval of Houston's new Comprehensive Plan earlier this year. Featured on the podcast is Jay Crossley of Houston Tomorrow and Streetsblog Texas, who talks about how "[Plan Houston] works to the city’s advantage, whether locals oppose changes to neighborhoods as vociferously as people in other cities, and how different departments will now coordinate under Plan Houston."

The podcast also discusses "how the goals of Plan Houston were shaped, what got left out intentionally, what was jammed in at the last minute, and how it may change in the future."

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Published on Thursday, December 10, 2015 in Streetsblog USA
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