Houston

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The Houston region continues to grow, and local regional governance is struggling to meet residents’ needs.
Houston Public Media
October 30, 2018, 9am PDT
A proposal for high-speed rail from Houston to Dallas is highlighting the state’s social and political divisions.
Curbed
October 14, 2018, 7am PDT
With a Dallas-Houston bullet train proposal proceeding apace, a complementary idea is now on the table: a multimodal transit hub linking Amtrak, transit, and even Hyperloop.
D Magazine
October 8, 2018, 12pm PDT
Despite the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, builders and buyers alike are sustaining a market for new construction on land likely to get flooded again.
The Houston Chronicle
September 11, 2018, 8am PDT
Two downtown-adjacent neighborhoods would no longer require parking for new developments under a proposal under consideration in the city of Houston.
Streetsblog USA
September 10, 2018, 8am PDT
A feature article at the major local daily newspaper in Houston tackles traffic safety and puts the onus on engineers, police, and politicians to come to terms with the destruction they've wrought.
Houston Chronicle
September 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
CityLab University tackles a widely misunderstood concept: induced demand.
CityLab
August 31, 2018, 10am PDT
Some people think of Houston as an oil town; other people think of it as a transit town. This podcast is for the second kind of person.
Houston Chronicle
August 27, 2018, 11am PDT
Eighty-five percent of voters supported the largest bond in Harris County history over the weekend.
Houston Chronicle
August 10, 2018, 9am PDT
A more-than-6oo-square-mile city can get hard to map in our minds, especially when it blends so seamlessly into surrounding cities.
Houston Chronicle
June 20, 2018, 9am PDT
It's hard to measure exactly how much, but Hurricane Harvey has significantly pushed the city of Houston's capital spending program toward recovery efforts.
Houston Chronicle
June 9, 2018, 1pm PDT
Houston is taking steps to finalize and approve a plan to spend $1.15 billion in federal disaster relief funding after Hurricane Harvey.
Houston Chronicle
June 8, 2018, 12pm PDT
Houston joins cities like Philadelphia, Detroit, and Minneapolis in demanding a greater return on public dollars.
Next City
June 3, 2018, 9am PDT
A system of beacons will send signals to cell phones in Houston to help bus riders find stops and navigate public transit safely.
Houston Chronicle
May 14, 2018, 12pm PDT
In Houston, investors are snapping up damaged homes that will be dependent on flood insurance.
Houston Chronicle
May 4, 2018, 2pm PDT
A survey of recent planning decisions demonstrates that cities are no longer necessarily looking to more and bigger highways to solve their traffic problems.
The New York Times
May 4, 2018, 5am PDT
This is the first and only time you will be actively encouraged to get your mind into the gutter.
Houston Chronicle
May 3, 2018, 2pm PDT
Five decades after the Fair Housing Act, racial inequality is still rampant in American cities. Trulia and the National Fair Housing Alliance collaborated on this report on four of them.
Curbed Atlanta
April 26, 2018, 10am PDT
The city of Houston approved a new development that doesn't meet new elevations standards approved by the city of Houston earlier this month.
Houston Chronicle
April 19, 2018, 7am PDT
Houston finally has the funding in place to work toward its vision for a bike-friendly city.
Houston Chronicle