February 10, 2017, 2pm PST
City officials in Houston have shown little regard for the safety of its people when they're walking outside, argues an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle.
February 7, 2017, 2pm PST
"Sunday might have been the Super Bowl, but Saturday was Metro’s super day," reports Dug Begley.
February 4, 2017, 7am PST
All eyes are on Texas to see whether fair housing policies enacted by the Obama Administration will have any chance to stick.
January 28, 2017, 11am PST
The arc of history has bent back to the Astrodome.
December 21, 2016, 8am PST
Houston is famous among urbanists for many reasons: its lack of traditional zoning, its perpetual growth, and its position in the oil industry are just a few examples. Here, Wendell Cox argues that the city is still under appreciated.
December 20, 2016, 10am PST
An analysis of three essential attributes of urban grids reveals a preferred layout for the desired effect of a vibrant, active community.
December 15, 2016, 5am PST
Houston's development has meant the loss of many wetlands, a key factor in protecting the against floods. This, coupled with climate change, will mean more floods, causing more danger and damage to the growing city.
December 14, 2016, 11am PST
When Houston reworked their bus system they emphasized frequency and simplicity. The results have been a bump in ridership, though some complain the system sacrificed coverage and equity to make those gains.
December 14, 2016, 8am PST
A Houston Chronicle journalist travels a surmising distance from downtown to survey the city's co-working spaces.
November 28, 2016, 5am PST
Apartment List has published research showing the top destination cities for those 19 to 35 years of age based on ten years of census data from 2005-2010. Among the top 10 destinations, only three were on East and West coasts.
November 18, 2016, 9am PST
For the first time in its 70-year history, the National Trust for Historic Preservation will hold its annual conference in the city of Houston.
November 15, 2016, 6am PST
The Kinder Institute reveals a "stunning trend" of poverty spreading around Houston.
November 9, 2016, 10am PST
Industries over leased and developers over built. The city of Houston's office market has gone from boom to bust in only a few years.
October 31, 2016, 5am PDT
The controversy over the flooding of the Addicks Reservoir outside Houston seems to have no resolution in site. What follows is a cautionary tale about building homes where waters flood.
October 17, 2016, 12pm PDT
New research looks into how commuting times in the Houston area effect on housing prices.
October 14, 2016, 7am PDT
Houston area's Oak Forrest neighborhood is the planned site for modern housing.
September 22, 2016, 12pm PDT
New leadership at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, along with new land use covenants, is paving the way for unprecedented development in the highly trafficked area.
September 21, 2016, 7am PDT
Houston doesn't compare well with other cities when it comes to locating polluting industrial uses near residential neighborhoods. Blame the city's lack of zoning, according to new research.
September 6, 2016, 10am PDT
The Houston Chronicle continues a series of feature articles about the persistent flooding of the region. The latest installment examines the tenuous position of the Addicks and Barker dams.
September 1, 2016, 1pm PDT
Texas politicians are wondering how much it would cost to remove tolls from hundreds of miles of roads around the state. Though the political cost of tolling is high, the actual cost, it turns out, is higher.