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How + Why
Houston struggles with mobility issues that impact access to opportunity and quality of life.
Houston’s relatively low cost of housing diminishes when transportation is factored in, accounting for 20% of household income.
Roughly 20% of households in Houston’s low-moderate income neighborhoods do not own cars, (8% citywide and up to 33% in some areas).
Inadequate/absent sidewalks and few transit options exacerbate barriers to jobs, education and social supports in many neighborhoods
On Friday, September 25, 2020 the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP), or the I-45 expansion. The FEIS, [...]
The $7 billion plan to remake Interstate 45 from downtown Houston north took another step forward Friday when officials released the final environmental analysis for public comment, mostly unchanged [...]
The City of Houston recently passed the Walkable Places and Transit-Oriented Development Ordinances to improve walking, rolling, safety, and transit access in Houston's neighborhoods. The initiatives, led by the [...]