Houston

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
April 10, 2018, 2pm PDT
Alex Baca says following Houston's lead could lead the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority out of a budget and ridership spiral.
Cleveland Magazine
April 9, 2018, 6am PDT
It was the city's "first major regulatory response" to Hurricane Harvey.
Houston Chronicle
April 3, 2018, 9am PDT
Ridership declines mean falling revenues for transit agencies, and could be the beginning of a cycle of service cuts and fare increases leading to yet more ridership declines.
The Washington Post
April 3, 2018, 6am PDT
The department's activities, or lack thereof, under the Trump administration have caused housing advocates a lot of consternation. Under Ben Carson, is HUD abandoning its fair housing mission?
The New York Times
April 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
Construction is wrapping up on a new high-rise residential tower cleverly dubbed Catalyst, signifying a shift in urban living in the city of Houston.
Houston Chronicle
March 28, 2018, 7am PDT
A new report finds that Houston might not be holding private partners accountable for promised infrastructure improvements.
Houston Chronicle
March 26, 2018, 12pm PDT
The most recent post-Harvey proposal would mean the city could endure enormous rain events, but so far it's not clear who would pay for it.
Houston Chronicle
March 3, 2018, 7am PST
The scale of the housing recovery effort means some jobs normally handles by FEMA have fallen to the Texas General Land Office.
Texas Tribune
February 27, 2018, 6am PST
Dissecting successful disaster response in places like Houston and Mexico City could help California prepare for the inevitable.
The Planning Report
February 19, 2018, 7am PST
A highly congested route in Houston is getting new, dedicated bus lanes. Metro looks ready to build the kind of high-quality BRT line that has been a tough sell in the United States.
Houston Chronicle
February 8, 2018, 5am PST
A Texas mall that opened in 1968 and largely closed ten months ago has been picked by Texas Central Partners as the Houston terminal of the Dallas-to-Houston high-speed rail. The site is far from downtown and distant from public transit.
Houston Chronicle
January 29, 2018, 2pm PST
Researchers from Arizona State University have produced a new working paper that examines efforts to attract and retain Millennials to downtown neighborhoods in Houston and Phoenix.
The Urban Edge
January 21, 2018, 1pm PST
Finally, the city seems to be reaping benefits from a major investment in public transportation.
The Urban Edge
January 9, 2018, 5am PST
Bus ridership is down in the nation's capital. Some see the issue as an opportunity to better design the service to make dollars go further.
Washington Post