Projects

US 59/IH 69 Corridor Congestion Mitigation Study Public Meetings

On September 10, H-GAC held two open houses seeking input from the public about the Southwest Freeway. Approximately 300,000 vehicles utilize the corridor daily. Congestion on the 14 mile study area (I-45 – Beltway 8) costs motorists $180 Million per year. The segment from the 610 Loop to downtown ranks third of the state’s most…

South Montgomery County Mobility Plan – Public Meeting

H-GAC presented the draft South County Mobility Plan at a public meeting on September 25, 2014. The year-long study identified short- and long-term programs of proposed projects designed to address the mobility issues in South Montgomery County. Approximately 120 people, including interested citizens, business owners, elected officials and community leaders from throughout the county attended…

United Way Transportation Initiatives

United Way of Greater Houston leverages local matching funds to access federal dollars for nontraditional Houston area public transportation services. According to the 2012 United Way Community Assessment: About 30 percent of senior caregivers provide transportation services for the senior. About 20 percent of service providers and nonprofit advocates surveyed said transportation was an unmet…

Broadway construction begins

The major overhaul and reconstruction of Broadway, one of the Hobby Area Management District’s main corridors, began in early June. The $17 million project involves improvements to Broadway from Interstate 45 to William P. Hobby Airport. The project, managed by the City of Houston Public Works and Engineering Department, includes new traffic lights at Dixie…

CenterPoint trails expand city’s transportation and recreational options

COUNCIL MEMBER ROBINSON: USE OF CENTERPOINT CORRIDORS WILL EXPAND HOUSTONIANS’ TRANSPORTATION AND RECREATIONAL OPTIONS Houston City Council has approved an agreement for Hike and Bike Trails with CenterPoint Energy. The agreement will allow the City to construct pedestrian and bicycle trails on CenterPoint’s Transmission Corridors. Use of CenterPoint’s transmission corridors will complement the Bayou Greenways…

Photos from PIP luncheon with keynote by Chief McClelland

The Hobby Area Management District’s P.I.P. luncheon was a HUGE success. Thank you to the Greater Hobby Area Chamber of Commerce and the Gulfway-Hobby Airport Rotary Club whose help made this wonderful event possible and to all of those who attended. Board of Directors Chairman, Danny R. Perkins, Executive Director, David Hawes, and Keynote Speaker,…

David Hawes discusses Hobby Area Distrcit at EECC

Great Changes are Happening in Houston’s East End!

David Hawes, Executive Director for the Hobby Area Management District discusses the current Hobby Airport Expansion and how it will affect the gateway from Hobby to Houston’s East End. Below are pictures of the event held earlier this month at the Marriott Hotel. [Show slideshow] 123►