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Full Show: East Side Gentrification, And The Year In Transportation (Dec. 18, 2018)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: A report expects crime and murder rates to decline in most big cities — except Houston. Then, a study examines which of Houston’s neighborhoods are the most susceptible to gentrification. Plus, we reflect on the year’s biggest transportation stories. And John Lomax III discusses the contributions of his father, John Avery Lomax, Jr., to the documentation of American folk music.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: A new report says crime and murder rates this year are expected to decline in the nation’s largest cities — except for Houston. We learn more about the research from NYU School of Law’s Brennan Center for Justice.

Also this hour: A new study examines which of Houston’s neighborhoods are the most susceptible to gentrification. We learn why. Then, we begin our look back at 2018 by reflecting on the biggest transportation stories of the past year with News 88.7’s Gail Delaughter.

And we revisit our conversation with John Lomax III about the contributions of his father, John Avery Lomax, Jr., to the documentation of American folk music.

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