I-45 Green Loop Rendering

Transportation

Could Central Houston’s proposed downtown amenities make the I-45 project more palatable for its critics?

Posted on · As part of TxDOT's plan to expand Interstate 45, which is largely paused pending an investigation by the Federal Highway Administration, a downtown economic development group is pushing a proposal to incorporate $737 million in multimodal and greenspace amenities.

Houston Matters

Plans to raise part of I-10, and Houston’s stress level (July 29, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: We learn why some residents are concerned about plans to raise a portion of I-10. Then, we discuss why Houston might be more stressed than other cities, according to a new survey. And we reflect on the film A League of Their Own on its 30th anniversary with the actress who played Marla Hooch.

Transportation

TxDOT gets the OK to continue limited work on a controversial I-45 expansion

Posted on · The expansion was put on hold by the Federal Highway Administration in March over possible violations under Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Transportation

Federal Highway Administration Asks Texas To Halt I-45 Expansion, As Harris County Sues TxDOT

Posted on · In its letter, the FHWA said it was acting in response to public input on the state's project -- which would widen I-45 in three segments from downtown Houston to Beltway 8 -- raising concerns under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Town Square

Over One Million Harris County Residents Without Power As Temperatures Plunge Below Freezing

Posted on · CenterPoint Energy’s Executive Vice President assures that all houses without power are being monitored via digital meters and energy workers are attempting to restore power as quickly as possible.