Tracing Traffic Pollution As Texas Port Expands

Posted on · Texas and California have a couple things in common: big sea ports and pollution. And it's those similarities that are becoming important as a change is about to take place in how foreign cargo is shipped into the United States. StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling explains why some Texans are looking closely at what happened years ago in Los Angeles.

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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 […]

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Future Transportation & Jobs in Houston, The Lascaux Cave & Houston Sports: Houston Matters for Mon., Dec. 23, 2013

Posted on · Earlier this month, Houston transportation officials came together to talk about the challenges the city faces in 2014 and the years ahead. Those challenges include a potential projected population growth of more than 60 percent in Texas over the next 25 years. Officials say this forecast calls for more attention to the infrastructure of Houston’s […]

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Houston Matters for Fri., Oct. 18, 2013

Posted on · Leaders in the global shipping industry are coming to Houston next week for the annual Shipping and Offshore Conference. Attendees will discuss new international shipping routes and the expansion of offshore projects around the world. Organizers say Houston – home to one of the largest ports in the United States – is a natural fit […]


Folklife Project Preserves Voices Of The Port Of Houston

Posted on · The Port of Houston will turn 100 years old in 2014. As part of the observance, a local arts organization is recording the stories of people who've worked at the port over the years. The aim of this 100 interview project is to tell the stories of the individual people behind one of Houston's biggest industries, with everyone from executives to deck hands.