Houston

Yesterday
An explosion of upscale multifamily development in Texas cities reflects trends in the national housing market.
Curbed
March 5, 2019, 2pm PST
Carlos Aguilar, Texas Central president and CEO, comments on the changes to the San Francisco-to-Anaheim project announced last month by California Gov. Gavin Newsom, and why his project linking Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth will progress.
Texas Central
January 29, 2019, 7am PST
The Moving Forward Plan seeks to improve transportation throughout the region, but funding and project priorities still need to be sorted out.
Houston Chronicle
December 20, 2018, 7am PST
A decrease in affordable housing, the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and demographic changes mean more of the city’s neighborhoods are facing gentrification challenges.
Rice University News & Media
December 14, 2018, 12pm PST
The METRONext Moving Forward Plan was revealed at the annual meeting of the Greater Houston Partnership.
Progressive Railroading
December 8, 2018, 5am PST
The Houston Chronicle shares the views in the most walkable sections of the city of Houston.
Houston Chronicle
November 27, 2018, 11am PST
Sad news for the planning community. Houston Planning Director Patrick Walsh, who took leave from his position earlier this year after a cancer diagnosis, has passed away.
Houston Chronicle
November 12, 2018, 6am PST
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.
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