Houston Matters

Are We Moving Toward A More Walkable Houston?

Houston Matters discusses ways to make our city more pedestrian-friendly.


How can Houston become a more walkable city? The relationship between Houston motorists and pedestrians isn't always a friendly one. Is Houston a pedestrian-friendly city?

News 88.7 transportation reporter Gale Delaughter and Kyle Shelton, director of strategic partnerships at Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research, join Houston Matters to discuss ways to encourage a more walkable environment here.

Then, Jennifer Ostlind, deputy assistant director for the City of Houston Planning Department, tells us about plans to improve the relationship between Houston motorists and pedestrians.