Texas

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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.
Houston Chronicle
June 11, 2018, 11am PDT
A call for civility amid the great zoning debate in Austin, Texas.
KUT
June 11, 2018, 8am PDT
All that empty acreage means that these big, rapidly developing cities don’t really have to sprawl.
CommercialCafe
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.
Houston Chronicle
June 9, 2018, 11am PDT
Here are the cities where residents are the least likely to have a broadband Internet connection in their home.
Route Fifty
June 8, 2018, 12pm PDT
Houston joins cities like Philadelphia, Detroit, and Minneapolis in demanding a greater return on public dollars.
Next City
June 6, 2018, 2pm PDT
Harris County has a home buyout program, designed to reduce the amount of residents living in flood-prone homes. But when it comes to home buyouts, a lot of money goes a little way.
Houston Chronicle
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.
Houston Chronicle
June 3, 2018, 7am PDT
Fifteen routes will be eliminated and 50 routes altered as part of Capital Metro's bus system redesign, called the "Cap Remap."
Austin American-Statesman
June 2, 2018, 1pm PDT
A new natural gas power plant promises a revolution in carbon capture.
Vox
May 29, 2018, 10am PDT
The Texas Transportation Commission has approved a $1.6 billion expansion project for Interstate 365, also known as LBJ East. The project is considered North Texas' most pressing transportation need.
The Dallas News
May 23, 2018, 1pm PDT
A deadly explosion in West, Texas spurred the Obama administration to update regulations to the chemical industry.
The Washington Post
May 23, 2018, 7am PDT
After a 2016 Texas Department of Transportation plan put forward a vision for a more walkable and dense city, TxDOT is still looking to expand I-30, a project that contradicts many of the forward-thinking ideas in that plan.
D Magazine
May 20, 2018, 1pm PDT
Revisiting one day in 2012, a reporter finds that many of the Dallas-Fort Worth areas affected by the storms were barely inhabited 20 years ago.
The Texas Tribune
May 18, 2018, 10am PDT
Neither environmentalists nor developers like the city’s current regulations around tree removal, but there is praise on both sides for the “smart and nimble” new version.
D Magazine
May 16, 2018, 8am PDT
The new San Pedro Creek Culture Park is being touted as a celebration of Latinx culture.
The Architects Newspaper
May 14, 2018, 12pm PDT
In Houston, investors are snapping up damaged homes that will be dependent on flood insurance.
Houston Chronicle
May 11, 2018, 1pm PDT
On the U.S.-Mexico border just west of the Gulf of Mexico, Brownsville looks to take advantage of its sunny territory.
Next City
May 9, 2018, 2pm PDT
Alamo City enters the 300 club.
Texas Monthly
May 8, 2018, 2pm PDT
The biggest state in the union is making room for self-driving cars, starting with four self-driving vans.
Quartz