Reports

Reporting Suspicious Activity Helps Keep Houston Safe

While there are no specific or credible threats to the Houston area, the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety & Homeland Security wants to remind residents of their role in preventing terrorism. Preventing Terrorism The best way Houston area residents can help prevent terrorist attacks from happening is to be vigilant of their surroundings and report…

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…

Urgent Airbag Safety Recall

The airbag in your vehicle may have a deadly defect. Instead or protecting you, these defective airbags explode like grenades, spraying metal shrapnel inside the passenger compartment. Eleven people have died, including two right here in Houston. More than 180 people have been severely injured. The good news is, the repair is absolutely free. A…

Prophetic City: Houston on the Cusp of a Changing America

Download the presentation that Stephen L. Klineberg, Ph.D. from the Rice|Kinder Institute for Urban Research gave at the Hobby Area Management District’s State of the District Luncheon on February 7, 2017. The event was attended by 170 business and community leaders. Prophetic City: Houston on the Cusp of a Changing America Tracking Responses to the…

Hobby Airport earns 4 stars in international airport ratings

HOUSTON, May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The stars are aligning for William P. Hobby Airport — all four of them, according to the latest ratings in a respected air travel review website. Skytrax, recognized as a leading global air transport rating organization, gave Hobby Airport a 4-star rating for 2016, making it one of just…

Channel 13 reports about ongoing pothole problem

by By Ted Oberg and Trent Seibert, ABC13 Road repair cash is there, so why months-long delay? HOUSTON (KTRK) — After an ABC-13 investigation in April showed a steep decline city road-paving and pothole fixing, Houston city officials quickly said they would find additional money to help fill the gaping, tire-ripping holes in city streets….