Bissonnet Corridor Map

Transportation

Houston awarded federal grant to improve safety, expand transportation options on Bissonnet Street

Posted on · The U.S. Department of Transportation has pledged to fund most of a $36 million infrastructure project on a 7-mile stretch of Bissonnet, which Houston officials have identified as one of the most dangerous roads in the city.

Blodgett Street bike lane construction

Traffic

County commissioner offers to amend Third Ward bike-lane project if Houston officials contribute millions more

Posted on · Work began nearly a year ago on a $12.1 million road reconstruction project near Texas Southern University, where bicycle lanes are being added and vehicular lanes are being reduced. The Houston City Council member who represents the area has said some nearby residents do not want the project and were not adequately consulted beforehand, but Mayor Sylvester Turner says it should move forward.

Hydrogen Fuel

Energy & Environment

Houston-area coalition bidding for hydrogen hub designation from U.S. Department of Energy

Posted on · A group called HyVelocity Hub, which includes Amazon, Chevron, the University of Texas and the Center for Houston's Future, among many others, is applying for federal dollars and a designation as a regional hydrogen energy hub.

Loop 610 West-Southwest Freeway

Traffic

More Houston road closures coming as 610/69 interchange project inches along

Posted on · The entrance ramp from Westheimer Road to the southbound lanes of Loop 610 West, along with Westpark Drive, will close at different times this week as the Texas Department of Transportation continues work on a $259 million freeway interchange project at the intersection of 610 and Interstate 69.