Projects

Mayor Turner Announces Meaningful Change for Veterans

HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner announces a $2.3 million mental health grant for local veterans has been secured by the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs. The Texas Veterans + Family Alliance Grant was awarded by the State of Texas Health and Human Services Commission and will fund valuable new programs and services for a community…

City of Houston Launches ParkHouston Mobile Parking App

The City of Houston and Parkmobile, LLC have partnered to launch a custom parking app for mobile payments called ParkHouston. The application allows parkers to use their mobile devices to pay for parking at the 9,200 metered, on-street parking spaces throughout the city. Customers using the ParkHouston app can pay for parking with their smartphones…

The City of Houston requests your feedback

The City of Houston is collaborating with Rice University to study how people respond to severe weather. We are asking for your help with a study that will take less than 2 minutes. Your information will valuable for helping the City understand how people cope with severe weather. The study is entirely on line and…

Mayor Turner to Announce Complete Communities Initiative

Mayor Turner Kicks off Complete Communities Initiative City/Private Partnerships aim to Transform Forgotten Neighborhoods WHAT: Mayor Sylvester Turner will announce the first round of neighborhoods selected for his Complete Communities Initiative. Complete Communities aims to transform neighborhoods that have been overlooked for the amenities enjoyed by other Houston neighborhoods. The city will work with stakeholders…

Inside District I Newsletter

Last month, I traveled to Austin with Mayor Sylvester Turner, Controller Chris Brown and several council colleagues in support of Houston’s pension reform bill. The Texas Senate State Affairs Committee voted out the Senate version of the bill (SB 2190) last month, and the House version (HB 43) was passed by the Texas House Committee…

Keep Houston Beautiful, April 8

Help celebrate the 30th anniversary of Keep Houston Beautiful Day on April 8th by participating in a local clean-up activity. Please help KHB beautify Houston year-round with a small donation for annual clean-up support. Text “KHB” to 52000 for a one-time gift of $10.

H-GAC Transportation Survey – asking for your assistance

We are asking for your assistance with a survey CDS is conducting for the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC). It’s a region-wide community survey of public transportation service needs and opinions, including topics such as ride sharing, local bus service, park and ride service, and other types of public transportation services. We’ve conducted a phone survey,…

Improvements at I-45/Broadway Traffic Circle

TxDOT has completed its beautification project at the Broadway and I-45 traffic circle. Improvements include new landscaping, repainted road stripes, and enhanced lane designators. In addition, new LED lights have been installed to increase visibility for drivers and pedestrians. The area has also been decked with new decorative features designed to reduce future encampments. These…

Harrisburg Overpass Complete, “Green Line” Opens

A community celebration helped open Metro’s new segment of the East End “Green Line” in January. A new overpass was completed over the UP railroad lines near Hughes Street in December and allowed for the extension of the line. Metro rail riders are now able to take the “Green Line” from the Magnolia Transit Center…