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Addressing Houston’s Most Dangerous Intersections

Posted on · Driving around Greater Houston can be challenging, due in no small part to our seemingly ever-increasing traffic, and — let’s face it — some less-than-stellar driving habits some of our neighbors exhibit. But in some cases accidents might be — at least in part — about the design of the roads themselves. There are some particularly […]

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Killing Time in a Houston Traffic Jam

Posted on · Now, we share a quintessential Houston experience: sitting in a traffic jam. En route to do segment about The Grand Parkway, Craig Cohen and News 88.7 transportation reporter Gail Delaughter got caught in a traffic jam. It’s something we’ve all experienced in Greater Houston. But it got Craig and Gail talking about what we Houstonians […]

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New Bus Routes and New Rail Lines: The Year in Houston Transportation News

Posted on · From METRO’s new bus routes, to new light rail lines opening, to the Houston Bike Plan, steps were taken in 2015 to improve transportation in Greater Houston. But getting around town still has its challenges for all Houstonians, whether they drive, take public transportation, use paid ride services, ride bikes or walk. (Never mind the […]

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Understanding the Nicknames for Houston Highways

Posted on · If you’re new to Houston, maybe you’ve found yourself wondering, “Wait, which one is the East-Tex Freeway?” Or “What’s the Pierce Elevated?” News 88.7 afternoon traffic reporter Keith Myles provides a primer on our highway nicknames.

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What Should Newcomers Know About Getting Around and Choosing A School?

Posted on · We continue Houston Matters’ annual guide for newcomers by discussing everything new Houstonians need to know about transportation and education in Greater Houston, with News 88.7 transportation reporter Gail Delaughter, and education reporter Laura Isensee.

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Houston Commuters & Hidden Routes: Houston Matters for Wed., Feb. 19, 2014

Posted on · Hundreds of thousands of Houstonians drive in and out of the city each day. On a past Houston Matters, we explored how we might improve that daily commute experience. But say we can’t. Assume that in the coming years you’re still stuck in the same traffic at the same time most every day. How does […]