Transportation

TxDOT gets the OK to continue limited work on a controversial I-45 expansion

Posted on · The expansion was put on hold by the Federal Highway Administration in March over possible violations under Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Energy & Environment

Galveston Bay researchers are fishing for data about chemical runoff — literally

Posted on · Industrial facilities along Houston’s Ship Channel are increasingly at risk of flooding as climate change accelerates rising sea levels and strengthens storms. Now, local researchers are examining how pollution runoff during these flood events is impacting the bay’s ecosystem -- and how to mitigate it.

Houston Matters

Navigating A Transition Of Power When One Candidate Won’t Concede (Nov. 11, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: New efforts to monitor pollution after natural disasters, navigating a transition of power when one candidate won’t concede the election, how bars are adapting to prevent the spread COVID-19, and a documentary about the iconic Houston nightclub Numbers.

Houston Matters

Wednesday’s Show: Houston’s Air Pollution Problem, And Protecting Yourself In The Gig Economy (Jan. 29, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: New data on our air pollution problem, our weekly political roundup, protecting your work in the gig economy, and tenor Larry Brownlee.