Posted on · Episode: 2221 Who owns the streets: the invention of jaywalking. Today, who owns the streets.
Posted on · "I asked Public Works to come up with a plan that would go beyond just repairing, to improving our city streets," Mayor Sylvester Turner said. "Our approach is to increase transparency, accountability, and rehabilitation frequency citywide."
Posted on · The year-long project extends along one of the island's major thoroughfares.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We take a closer look at traffic fatalities caused by impaired drivers. Our experts break down the latest political stories. We discuss ways to make Houston friendlier to pedestrians and cyclists. And we learn about "Green Books" -- segregation-era travel guides for African Americans.
Posted on · Galveston is about to launch a major effort to fix some of its aging streets. Much of that work will be paid for with local money.
Posted on · Officials say they can't delay streets projects any longer. Galveston voters are being asked to pay more in property taxes to fund that work.
Posted on · Major construction is about to start on South Shepherd Drive.
Posted on · We all witness it from time to time (heck, some of us might willingly admit doing it ourselves): running a red light. Unfortunately, what may seem to some as a fleeting and relatively innocuous offense can have terrible consequences, as evidenced last month by the deaths of four people in southwest Harris County. A suspected […]
Posted on · It seems like every time thereâs even moderately heavy rain here in Houston, we experience some measure of flooding. Thatâs to be expected when you live in a very flat city thatâs only 43 feet above sea level. Still, while flooding may not be preventable, there may be steps to take to mitigate it. Today […]
Posted on · We drive on them and past them all the time, but do we know the stories behind Houstonâs streets? From Kirby to Westheimer, Bellaire to Bissonet to Buffalo Speedway, we learn the origins of popular Houston street names from Marks Hinton, author ofÂ Historic Houston Streets: The Stories Behind the Names.