• November 18, 2022

New 17-acre East End project aims to make cars obsolete with walkable, ‘micro’ living

Rendering of the southwest corner of Roberts St. and Commerce St. showing “Roberts Row” (“RxR”), the name of a collection of shops and businesses along Roberts Street proposed within The Plant/Second Ward, a proposed adaptive reuse mixed- use project comprising historic warehouses, plazas, trails, and greenspaces adjacent to the Coffee Plant/Second Ward METRORail stop in the Second Ward. via CultivateLAND

Houston Chronicle:

Plans to turn a swath of the East End into a walkable district are getting larger and more ambitious – setting the groundwork for what could become Houston’s next 15-minute neighborhood — where everything a resident needs is within 15 minutes of walking distance. Read more »

Houston Chronicle: Project to remake part of Telephone Road into pedestrian-friendly boulevard wins $21M federal grant

This rendering from a 2020 Houston-Galveston Area Council study on Greater Eastwood was included in the city of Houston’s application for a RAISE grant to transform Telephone Road starting in 2022.

Houston Chronicle: The city’s Telephone Road project, estimated to cost $26.2 million, will receive nearly $21 million as part of... View Article

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Houston Chronicle: Inside Houston’s $25 million plan to transform Telephone Road

This rendering from a 2020 Houston-Galveston Area Council study on Greater Eastwood was included in the city of Houston’s application for a RAISE grant to transform Telephone Road starting in 2022.

Houston Chronicle

The city of Houston wants to transform Telephone Road into an oasis of vital transportation options for some of the city’s most underserved residents—and is asking that President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law fund many of the changes.

Hurricane Season Preparedness Tips from Houston TranStar

Emergency preparedness checklist and pile of supplies to be used in case of a natural disaster (hurricane, flood, etc.): flashlight, batteries, water bottles, first aid kit, lantern, radio, mask. No people.

The following content is provided by Houston TranStar Frequent heavy rainfall makes roadway flooding a major concern for travelers in... View Article

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