The Woodlands


The Woodlands building 5-mile hike-and-bike trail along State Highway 242

Posted on · The long-planned pathway, which will stretch from FM 1488 to Harper's Landing Park in the burgeoning suburb north of Houston, is being funded largely by a nearly $7.5 million federal grant allocated by the Texas Transportation Commission.

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Why Is There Opposition to Road Projects in Montgomery County?

Posted on · In January, Montgomery County's Commissioners Court approved an update to the county's thoroughfare plan, a guidepost of sorts for transportation projects, including a proposed extension of Woodlands Parkway to Texas 249. However, a month after commissioners approved the plan, The Woodlands' governing board unanimously passed a resolution opposing some of the projects. To learn more, […]

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The Woodlands: Not Just a Bedroom Community Anymore

Posted on · Back in 1964, real estate developer and oil & gas man George Mitchell purchased land 30 miles north of Houston. A decade later, the planned community of The Woodlands was opened. Today, an estimated 100,000 people live there. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn more about the history, development and future plans for […]