Harvey to Be a Turning Point for Equitable Transit-Oriented Development in HoustonBy Raj Mankad | | No Comments
Rendering of New Hope Housing project on Harrisburg. Courtesy: GSMA.The urban ambitions of our government leaders — so easy to dismiss in the past as nice words with no budget — may get a serious infusion of funds because of Harvey. The Texas delegation that Governor Abbott took to Washington D.C. lobbied for $61 billion beyond what the state already expects to receive from […]
Sunday Streets Route in Energy Corridor a Boon to Local Businesses Flooded by HarveyBy Raj Mankad | | No Comments
Josephine’s Day Spa and Salon at Eldridge Parkway lost everything but the chandeliers to the floodwaters of Harvey. At the Cigna Sunday Streets HTX this weekend, Josephine’s will be reconnecting with their community with a sidewalk sale while the renovation of their space continues.
Big Data, Small Parks: Houston Turns to School Campuses to Improve Park EquityBy Raj Mankad | | No Comments
Dazzling parks seem to open every few weeks in Houston, but by one important measure the city is failing to meet a basic standard of park access for about half of the population.