December 12, 2013 5:41 pm
Houston Area Officials: Funding Key For Future Of Transportation In Texas
Elected officials and representatives from agencies across Harris County came together today for the Greater Houston Partnership's "State of Transportation." The main concern among them is the state's growing infrastructure needs.
December 9, 2013 3:08 pm
Bad Weather In Other Parts Of The Country Affects Flights Out Of Houston
Travelers headed to the airports here in Houston are advised to check on the status of their flights, as icy weather hits many parts of the U.S.
December 6, 2013 5:35 pm
Metro's Newest Light Rail Line Is Ready To Roll
The countdown is on for the opening of Metro's newest light rail line. That's the extension of the Red Line, which will take riders through historic northside neighborhoods, from the University of Houston-Downtown to the Northline Transit Center.
December 5, 2013 4:37 pm
New Study Looks At Improving Busy Northwest Houston Intersection
Officials in northwest Houston are getting help as they try to improve a busy intersection plagued by vacant businesses and over-sized parking lots.
December 4, 2013 3:27 pm
New Study Shows Texans Aren't Driving As Much These Days
Despite a growing population and lots of new cars on the road, figures show Texans are driving less. A new study looks at some of the reasons behind the trend.
December 2, 2013 4:04 pm
New Year Will Bring More Construction To US Highway 290
A couple of new construction projects are about to get underway on one of the area's busiest freeways, but officials say they've prepared an alternate route for commuters who want to avoid delays.
December 2, 2013 5:28 am
Unique Exhibition Highlights Art Inspired By Urban Sprawl
A new exhibition at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft features works inspired by an unusual source. Visitors will see everything from jewelry to large-scale sculptural works, and they're all based on the theme of urban sprawl.
November 25, 2013 4:42 pm
$30 Million Dollar Project Aims To Improve Pedestrian Mobility Throughout Houston
There's progress today in an effort to improve bicycle and pedestrian paths in key parts of Houston. Six new projects will close significant gaps in two major paths inside the 610 Loop. The projects are being completed with both government grants and local dollars.
November 21, 2013 4:57 pm
Metro Says Getting More People To Ride The Bus Is Its Top Goal
Metro board members have taken a crucial first step in the transit agency's efforts to "re-imagine" Houston's bus system. It's all part of an effort to boost sagging ridership by providing quicker service.
November 20, 2013 4:35 pm
Concerned Residents Give Mixed Reviews To North Freeway Improvement Plans
TxDOT is now gathering input on what should be done about one of the area's most crowded roadways. Officials say they need to take action soon to deal with increasing congestion on the North Freeway.
November 13, 2013 2:56 pm
Texas Streamlines Process For Getting A Car Title
Texas has become the first state in the nation to issue new vehicle titles electronically. It's part of an effort to move away from paper and go to a system that's totally digital.
November 12, 2013 3:29 pm
TxDOT Seeks More Public Input On How To Ease Congestion On The North Freeway
TxDOT is asking for more public input as it tries to find ways to deal with increasing traffic on the North Freeway.
November 11, 2013 4:26 pm
Major Freeway Connector Ramp Project Starts Next Year
TxDOT begins work early next year on a project designed to make it easier to connect between two busy freeways south of downtown.
November 1, 2013 2:38 pm
Metro Is Offering Free Rides To The Polls This Election Day
Metro wants to make it easier to get to the polls this Election Day.
October 31, 2013 3:13 pm
Toll Road Project Gets TxDOT Approval
The Texas Transportation Commission has given its approval to a long-awaited project designed to make the commute easier for people in the growing areas south of Houston.
October 25, 2013 2:26 pm
Segments Of Two Houston Freeways Will Be Closed For Construction This Weekend
Houston drivers face detours this weekend as two major freeways close for construction.
October 24, 2013 3:03 pm
Area Residents Asked To Give Input On Wide-Ranging Plan For The Region's Future
The Houston-Galveston Area Council wants to hear what the public thinks about a wide-ranging plan that's geared toward improving the region's quality-of-life.
October 23, 2013 5:14 pm
DWI Patrols In Montgomery County Target Renfest Revelers
Police will be out in force in Montgomery County this weekend, looking for drivers who've hoisted too many tankards of ale at the Texas Renaissance Festival.
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