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What Can Be Done to Improve Houston’s Sidewalks?

Posted on · Montrose residents are petitioning the city to address that neighborhood’s deteriorating sidewalks. The Montrose Sidewalk Coalition says cracked sidewalks pose a danger – they’d like the city to offer a plan to the public to address the state of their sidewalks and ensure safety and access. There’s just one problem: according to city law, property owners – not the […]

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The Greater Houston Partnership on Houston’s Transportation and Jobs

Posted on · The Greater Houston Partnership held a forum earlier this month discussing the city’s transportation. We discuss the state of the city’s transportation infrastructure with Leonard D. Waterworth, Executive Director of Port of Houston Authority, and Bob Harvey, President and CEO of Greater Houston Partnership. Then, we talk with Patrick Jankowski, the Greater Houston Partnership’s Vice President […]

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Addressing Houston’s Roads

Posted on · Invariably, when given the opportunity to complain about things we don’t like so much about Houston, the topic turns to transportation – too much traffic, not enough mass transit – and, way, way too many potholes. So many people travel on Greater Houston roadways each day, it’s probably not surprising we have potholes, and cracks […]