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Mayor Turner: Bullet Train A ‘Game Changer’ For Houston

Posted on · Mayor Turner explains why he thinks Northwest Mall is the right choice for the bullet train's Houston station. We learn about a public hearing on the project. And an eminent domain attorney makes sense of the legal issues still at play in the railway's development.

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Full Show: Maternal Mortality Rates, And New Year’s Resolutions For Houston (Jan. 4, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We take a closer look at some discrepancies in maternal mortality numbers in Texas. Plus, we discuss what our collective New Year’s resolutions should be for Houston. Then, we find out how some of Houston's major transportation decisions were made over the years. And we learn about Houston's downtown tunnels.

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Full Show: The Year’s Biggest Transportation Stories, And A New Flood Warning System (Dec. 18, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn how Houston airports prepare for the busy holiday season. Then, we recap the year's biggest transportation stories. We learn about efforts to create a more advanced flood warning system for the region. And Jeff Balke recaps the top Houston sports stories of the year.