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Designing Cities for Active Living

Posted on · The Kinder Institute at Rice University tonight (Feb. 11, 2016) will host a talk by Dr. James Sallis on designing cities for active living. He’s the director of Active Living Research, a program from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. What is active living, you ask? We find out. MORE: EVENT: James Sallis — Designing Cities […]

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UT Expansion in Houston, and Teaching Tacos: Thursday’s Show (February 11, 2016)

Posted on · According to the University of Texas, which has purchased more than 300 acres in southwest Houston, the University of Houston has declined UT’s invitation to be part of a task force to plan how the land may be used. UH officials aren’t happy about UT’s planned expansion into Houston, which UT characterizes as an opportunity […]