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May 12, 2017, 11am PDT
The infrastructure improvements funded by the ReBuild Houston initiative are moving forward. The latest example, the Lower Westheimer Corridor Study, recently released a concept video to make the case for a suite of roadway improvements.
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May 2, 2017, 9am PDT
A recent letter from HUD instructs the Houston Housing Authority to take drastic measures to reduce a projected budget gap.
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April 19, 2017, 9am PDT
A bill under consideration in the Texas House of Representatives would tie the hands of preservationists, making it much easier for building owners to demolish or alter buildings without regard to historic significance.
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March 31, 2017, 9am PDT
When the newest section is complete, the Grand Parkway will connect I-69 southwest of Sugar Land, Cinco Ranch and Cypress, unincorporated Harris County and Spring, and Harris, Montgomery, Liberty, and Chambers counties.
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March 15, 2017, 12pm PDT
Stormwater and cities don't mix. Stormwater and nature, however, are well suited for each other.
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February 7, 2017, 2pm PST
"Sunday might have been the Super Bowl, but Saturday was Metro’s super day," reports Dug Begley.
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January 28, 2017, 11am PST
The arc of history has bent back to the Astrodome.
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December 14, 2016, 8am PST
A Houston Chronicle journalist travels a surmising distance from downtown to survey the city's co-working spaces.
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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.
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October 25, 2016, 10am PDT
Call it the re-education, the evolution, or the contrition of Richard Florida, but the "rock-star urbanist" has realized some unintended consequences of his creative class ethos, and he's ready to share a new vision for cities.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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August 13, 2016, 5am PDT
The Houston Chronicle investigates the Houston-Area real estate market, finding signs of the oil slump's effect on a formerly hot market.
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August 5, 2016, 1pm PDT
Texas transportation officials will spend the month considering the state's Unified Transportation Program, which could greenlight construction on some $70.2 billion in highway construction between 2017 and 2026.
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July 15, 2016, 1pm PDT
A state with many natural advantages for solar power is having a hard time making the business pencil out.
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July 15, 2016, 7am PDT
Is Yogi the Bear in the market for a commercial property?
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July 13, 2016, 1pm PDT
The White Oak Bayou in Houston joins a growing list of urban watersheds that could be freed from its concrete shackles.
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July 12, 2016, 9am PDT
The city of Baytown, located just east of Houston, is the location of several bright spots for the regional economy.
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