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What’s in Houston’s New General Plan and Bike Plan?

Part of the equation in improving Houston’s infrastructure around biking and walking rests at the feet of the city’s planning department. Currently under construction is both the city’s new general plan, called Plan Houston, and the city’s new bike plan. So far, Plan Houston has issued twelve draft policy directives and the accompanying strategies to implement […]

Part of the equation in improving Houston’s infrastructure around biking and walking rests at the feet of the city’s planning department. Currently under construction is both the city’s new general plan, called Plan Houston, and the city’s new bike plan.

So far, Plan Houston has issued twelve draft policy directives and the accompanying strategies to implement them. The next step is to bring these out into the community and solicit feedback. The bike plan is a little ways behind the general plan, but it’s in the works.

To learn more about both, we hear from Patrick Walsh, director of the City of Houston Planning and Development Department.

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