Houston Matters

How Can the Mentality of Startup Companies Improve Transportation?

Posted on · We talk with Gabe Klein, the former head of Chicago and Washington, D.C.’s transportation departments. He’s in Houston to discuss how large urban areas like Houston can jump-start projects through what he calls “public entrepreneurship” — using the energy and mindset of startup companies to bridge the gap between the public and bureaucracy. He writes […]

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Black Lives Matter, Transportation, LGBT Rights, and Quilts: Tuesday’s Show (October 27, 2015)

Posted on · Social activist and philosopher Dr. Cornel West will speak at the University of Houston Downtown on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. He'll discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and race relations in America today. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn more about the Black Lives Matter movement as Michael Hagerty talks with […]