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.
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December 14, 2018, 12pm PST
The METRONext Moving Forward Plan was revealed at the annual meeting of the Greater Houston Partnership.
December 8, 2018, 5am PST
The Houston Chronicle shares the views in the most walkable sections of the city of Houston.
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.
November 12, 2018, 6am PST
The Houston region continues to grow, and local regional governance is struggling to meet residents’ needs.
October 30, 2018, 9am PDT
A proposal for high-speed rail from Houston to Dallas is highlighting the state’s social and political divisions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
CityLab University tackles a widely misunderstood concept: induced demand.
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.
August 27, 2018, 11am PDT
Eighty-five percent of voters supported the largest bond in Harris County history over the weekend.
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.
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.
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.
June 8, 2018, 12pm PDT
Houston joins cities like Philadelphia, Detroit, and Minneapolis in demanding a greater return on public dollars.
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.
May 14, 2018, 12pm PDT
In Houston, investors are snapping up damaged homes that will be dependent on flood insurance.
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.