Texas

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The hot new wheels of choice for little ones to learn how to ride bikes are called balance bikes. "Welcome to the Tour de France of Toddler Racing," says the Wall Street Journal.
The Wall Street Journal
3 days ago
A closer look at the data reveals a country that continues to sprawl.
The New York Times
May 18, 2017, 10am PDT
Bucking Texas political stereotypes, Houston is standing by its immigrant community. One reason: the city is one of country's most racially diverse.
Los Angeles Times
May 16, 2017, 9am PDT
President Trump will take his first trip abroad on Friday to Saudi Arabia, where he hopes to secure a $40 billion investment for his $1 trillion infrastructure plan. At home, Trump's plan was rebuffed by Texas legislators.
Bloomberg Politics
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.
Houston Chronicle
May 10, 2017, 12pm PDT
Galveston, Texas stands on the Gulf of Mexico and sits on the path of a number of bird migrations. 395 of those birds were killed Wednesday night striking a single building in the city's downtown.
The Houston Chronicle
May 9, 2017, 9am PDT
According to this survey, many Houston residents increasingly prefer mixed-use areas over single-family suburbia. But there's only so much downtown available.
The Urban Edge
May 3, 2017, 5am PDT
A recent study predicts that climate refugees from Florida and coastal Louisiana may disperse to areas around the southeast, with a large number resettling in Texas
Houston Press
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.
Houston Chronicle
April 25, 2017, 11am PDT
The Dallas-Fort Worth region is building multi-family housing a lot faster than anywhere else in the country, according to a recent report.
Dallas News
April 24, 2017, 11am PDT
The Trinity River Project is coming into focus, after years of planning and decades of discussion. A $50 million donation in 2016 provided a big boost for Dallas' ambitious plans.
Business Insider
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.
Houston Chronicle
April 19, 2017, 6am PDT
While it might be easy to convince public officials to sell driverless technology as a flashy solution to mobility deficits—the math still doesn't justify the expense.
Eno Center for Transportation
April 18, 2017, 9am PDT
Between 1990 and 2016, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area added more jobs than New York City. The overwhelming majority of the new jobs are located in the suburbs.
D Magazine
April 18, 2017, 6am PDT
After reading this recent opinion piece by Bill Fulton, some pro-transit and anti-highway advocates might be thinking, "Et tu, Bill Fulton?"
Governing
April 17, 2017, 10am PDT
On April 7, the illinois Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage commenced operations, taking carbon that corn sequestered from the atmosphere and storing it safely almost a mile and a half underground in a sandstone formation.
The Washington Post
April 16, 2017, 5am PDT
The Alamo's 300th birthday is coming up in 2024, and a $450 million project to reimagine the Alamo Plaza aims to make a visit to the historic site a more memorable experience.
Rivard Report
April 14, 2017, 8am PDT
Nations have sunk billions of dollars into carbon capture and storage for coal plants and have little to show for it. A new natural gas demonstration plant outside Houston is confident it is up to the task — without using federal grants.
NPR
April 11, 2017, 10am PDT
Gondolas seem to find their way into the public transit investment conversation again and again over the years, taking up space and air that could be devoted to more substantive issues of investment, maintenance, and operation.
Streetsblog USA
April 10, 2017, 12pm PDT
With suburban sprawl a long-standing issue in Texas, one San Antonio-based architecture firm is aiming to strengthen and revitalize its city's downtown core.
Doggerel