Transportation

Experts Say No Excuse for Child Drownings This Summer

Posted on · With summer almost here and school letting out, more families will be looking for ways to cool off. Unfortunately some family outings end in tragedy as 70 or more children drown in Texas each year. The YMCA and the Houston Fire Department want to prevent these tragedies and are reaching out to parents.

Transportation

Gas Buddy

Posted on · Gas prices are down slightly in Houston but analysts say it remains to be seen where they'll go next.  Gail Delaughter reports.

Transportation

New Amtrak Line for Northeast Texas?

Posted on · Texas transportation officials are studying the viability of a new Amtrak line in northeast Texas. The 200-mile route would follow the I-20 corridor between Dallas-Fort Worth and Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana — a popular gambling destination. Three Amtrak lines currently serve Texas.

Transportation

Grand Prix Returns to Reliant Park

Posted on · After a six year hiatus, IndyCar racing will return to Houston for the first weekend of October 2013. With a major sponsor to anchor the event, officials see it as a step toward expanding the circuit's reach in the United States.

Transportation

What’s Next For Old Alabama Theater?

Posted on · Changes are afoot for the old Alabama Theater on Shepherd Drive around Upper Kirby. Something which hasn't been welcomed ever since owners' Weingarten Realty talked about razing the 1930's Art Deco building. But what those changes are and for whom is not quite clear just yet.