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Houston TranStar Celebrates 20 Years with Expanded Facilities

Posted on · Houston TranStar is celebrating 20 years of transportation and emergency management with completion of a 26,000 square-foot expansion and 11,000 square-foot renovation of its original facility. To learn more about the improvements — and what they might mean for Houston drivers — we talk with Jack Whaley, TranStar’s executive director. MORE: Houston TranStar Celebrates Anniversary […]

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Flooding in Low-Income Areas and Houston TranStar: Wednesday’s Show (April 27, 2016)

Posted on · Houston’s latest flooding was especially hard on areas like Greenspoint, where the majority of the households affected were low-income. On today’s edition of Houston Matters, we discuss the impact of the flooding on Houston’s most vulnerable – and what’s being done to help them — with Lance Gilliam, chair of the Houston Housing Authority.