Posted on · We seek Houstonians' examples of things they were slow to catch on to about Houston, or things they're surprised other Houstonians don't know by now.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Trains stopped on tracks has made traffic a nightmare at times in Houston’s East End. A plan to build underpasses aims to help. We discuss why such transportation improvements often take so long and are so complicated.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: We get an update on the proposed rail merger between Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern and its potential impact on the Houston area.
Posted on · Episode: 2416 In which the PaleoClock puts time in perspective. Today, a very slow clock.
Posted on · James Patterson on his impressive career as the world’s best-selling author with over 400 million books sold. Plus, U.S. Secretary Pete Buttigieg discusses plans for improving transportation conditions in Houston.
Posted on · On Friday's show: Aldine ISD cancels classes the next three Fridays to address teacher burnout, and how trains serve our region -- from freight to mass transit.
Posted on · Former METRO board member Christof Spieler examines that question in his new book, Trains, Buses, People: An Opinionated Atlas of US Transit.
Posted on · Texas continues to lead the nation in the number of crashes at railroad crossings. As the state observes Train Safety Awareness Month, officials say truck drivers need to be especially careful.
Posted on · While a lot of attention has been paid to a proposed high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas, and Houstonians in favor of mass transit expansion often push for additional light rail in town, trains don't just haul people to and from portions of Greater Houston. In fact, their primary purpose is to haul goods. […]
Posted on · Last month, two freight trains collided head-on and erupted in flames near Amarillo. And this month is the anniversary of a far worse train catastrophe in Canada. The accidents are why some community groups say more needs to be done in Houston to make railways safer, especially when it comes to the transport of one […]
Posted on · A section of Old Katy Road is back open after a train derailment that knocked a couple of rail cars off a bridge. Meanwhile officials are trying to figure out what exactly happened.
Posted on · A section of Old Katy Road in northwest Houston was closed Thursday as crews worked to clear a rail car that fell off a bridge. Investigators are now trying to figure out what caused the train to derail over a busy roadway.
Posted on · The Big Texas Train Show will be held this weekend at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Posted on · Private company hopes to provide a 90 minute trip between the cities.