Transportation

Metro: Light Rail Growing Pains Could Pay-Off

Posted on · After years of just one light rail line in Houston, three new routes are now under construction at the same time. It's a huge undertaking for Metro, but also a big sacrifice for the many small businesses along the new routes. Those construction headaches could eventually pay-off.

Transportation

Gulf Fwy. HOV Lanes Now Accepting Toll-Paying Single Drivers

Posted on · Today is the first day of the new HOT lane on the Gulf Freeway. It's actually not a brand-new lane, but a new use for the existing HOV lane. The difference here is the letter "T," for toll. Commuters who can't, or don't want to carpool can now pay for the privilege of driving solo in the HOV lane during the morning and afternoon rush.

Transportation

Business Leaders Look At Challenges Of Moving Goods

Posted on · The Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference looked at what Houston can do to become the "Gateway of North America." While shipping executives say demand is strong, one of the challenges they face is finding people to move goods once they arrive at the Port of Houston.

Transportation

Company Agrees to Take Down Billboards

Posted on · The City of Houston has reached an agreement with a company that owns a handful of illegal billboards scattered throughout town.  The city has been trying to get the company to take them down for years, but until now it's been unsuccessful.

Transportation

Free Tax Help

Posted on · Tax season is upon us and like every year, there are two types of people: the ones who want their money and send their returns in right away, and those who procrastinate and wait until the last minute.  Bill Stamps stopped by one center where they aren't just getting their taxes done early, they're having them done for free.