On November 13, Houston City Council approved $24 million in federal funding to develop a new high-tech maker hub in... View Article
U.S. Department of Commerce Invests to Support Natural Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Efforts in Texas
Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $48 million in... View Article
The East End District’s 2017-2020 Strategic Plan for Economic Development supports the expansion and retention of existing businesses and encourages entrepreneurialism and... View Article
The East End District Office will be closed and field services suspended on Friday, September 20 due to ongoing weather... View Article
UPDATE: After a review of the proposals, the Review Committee is requesting additional information from all respondents. All respondents should... View Article
Houston’s East End District will soon welcome new shops, cafes and restaurants, and other mixed-use developments to its area thanks... View Article
The East End District recently partnered with the Houston East End Chamber of Commerce and the University of Houston’s Hobby... View Article
A county-wide survey of residents is among the first steps that the County Judge Lina Hidalgo is taking to learn... View Article
An equitable transportation network starts with strong regional and local transportation policies and decisions so that the benefits of transportation, as well as the burdens, are fairly distributed across the Houston region’s 6.9 million people. Equitable, affordable transportation will help the region pursue inclusive economic growth that further advances equity in incomes, education, and health outcomes rather than widening disparities between under-resourced communities and resourced communities.
LINK Houston’s Equity in Transit Report examines current transit services in Houston, who rides transit, and the equitable distribution of transit options for those communities that need it the most. The report aims to inform conversation and decisions to ultimately improve equity in the bus and rail network, such as the frequency of the schedule, reliability of the bus’s arrival, the hours of availability of services, and the rider’s ease of access. These factors improve the ability of under-resourced communities – communities for which transit provides a much needed, affordable transportation option – to access opportunity.
The City of Houston, through the Housing and Community Development Department, will administer a $1.17 billion program funded by the... View Article