Transportation

Residents Say Goodbye to Houston Eyesore

Posted on · After years of legal wrangling, a run-down apartment complex in southeast Houston has been torn down. The building had been vacant for more than twenty years and was used for all types of illicit activities. Bill Stamps has more.

Transportation

Summer Travel Gets a Boost

Posted on · In a sign that people may feel more secure about the economy — there's a marked increase in the number of Texans who plan to travel for the July Fourth weekend. Laurie Johnson reports.

Transportation

METRO Clears CEO’s Finances

Posted on · At a special meeting, the METRO Board released a report which cleared CEO Frank Wilson of any wrong-doing related to his finances. It had been alleged that Wilson and his chief of staff, Joane Wright, improperly used METRO funds.

Transportation

METRO Lawsuit Filed

Posted on · Two longtime METRO employees have filed a lawsuit claiming they've had to work more than 40-hours a week with no overtime pay. Rod Rice reports.

Transportation

METRO Investigates Glare

Posted on · In the ongoing investigation of Monday's bus-light rail accident — METRO officials want to determine if something is wrong with traffic signals at the intersection of Main and St. Joseph Parkway. Laurie Johnson reports.

Transportation

Parker Targets METRO for Overhaul

Posted on · Houston Mayor Annise Parker says she expects reports from her transition team by the end of next month. Parker wants to make decisions on how to improve city services. One of her main focus areas is METRO. Laurie Johnson reports.

Transportation

New Satellite System Tracks Flights Over Gulf

Posted on · After 50 years of using an antiquated, patchwork system to keep track of aircraft operations in the Gulf of Mexico, the Federal Aviation Administration says a new satellite-based tracking system will improve both safety and efficiency for the hundreds of thousands of flights over the gulf. Jack Williams reports.

Transportation

New Bus Service for Eastern Harris County

Posted on · Eastern Harris County residents have new bus service. Harris County Transit Services used a 2.6 million dollar grant to add two routes to an area that hasn't had much mass transit since it opted out of Metro in the '80's. Rod Rice reports.