Projects

District I Neighborhood Workshop – Aug. 19th

Council Member Robert Gallegos, in partnership with the Citizens Assistance Office, the Planning Department, and Department of Neighborhood representatives, will be hosting a workshop on how residents can create civic organization in their community. If no civic organization of the type you want to organize exists in your neighborhood, we encourage you to attend this…

New Bus Network Starting August 2015

Early this year, the METRO Board of Directors approved a complete overhaul of the local bus system. METRO officials are confident the new bus network offers a better connectivity to areas where people live, work, play and learn. Specifically for District I residences, with the opening of the METRORail Green Line this past month, the…

METRO’s New Bus Network is Coming Soon

More Service, Better Service, Your Service METRO is excited about its “NEW BUS NETWORK” starting August 2015. Check out some of the service improvements we are looking forward to providing to our customers. See METRO’s New Bus Network in action with METRO’s interactive map.

I45 Corridor / TxDOT Meeting

Council Member Gallegos organized a recent I-45 Corridor meeting with representatives from the Hobby Area District, other city management districts and TxDOT representatives to discuss plans and prepare for the NCAA Final Four event in March 2016 and the 2017 Super Bowl. Representatives from TxDOT shared their three-year maintenance schedule, information on signage and deck…

Help us Plan Houston

The City wants your input. What makes Houston a great place to live? How can we ensure Houston’s future as a vibrant and growing city? To answer these questions, the City embarked on a process to create a general plan to guide Houston’s growth and development, enhance neighborhoods and better coordinate efforts to make positive…

Broadway to be spruced up

By Erin Mulvaney, Houston Chronicle Broadway between Hobby Airport and Interstate 45 may offer a first impression of Houston to first-time visitors, but not the one many civic boosters would like. The 2 miles along the main road between the airport and the highway include strip developments and aging apartment complexes. Grassy medians along the…

Curbside Recycling Available to all Houstonians

Mayor Annise Parker and Council Member Robert Gallegos personally delivered 96-gal recycling carts to District I residents in the Pecan Park neighborhood, fulfilling the goal of city-wide automated curbside recycling for all residents with City of Houston solid waste collection. The Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) is currently undertaking the final expansion of the city’s…