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New Greenway Coming Soon to Sims Bayou

As part of the Bayou Greenways 2020 project, construction of a trail along Sims Bayou from Old Galveston Road to Deeda Drive in the Park Place neighborhood, will soon be underway. This segment of trail, expected to be completed in about a year, will give the public access to greenspace along the bayou and 1.3…

Beautified Broadway Boulevard Reopens

After two years of construction and a year-long beautification effort, Broadway Boulevard has been transformed into a beautiful signature corridor with new roadway, landscaping and amenities. “In the past couple of years, we’ve opened a new international terminal at Hobby, completed landscape enhancements along Airport Boulevard, and trails on Sims Bayou and a future Botanic…

Carriers Add Services For Super Bowl Attendees

By Michele McDonald, travelmarket report JetBlue, the official airline of the New England Patriots, normally operates a single nonstop between Boston and Houston, but it is adding a Boston-Houston Hobby flight on Feb. 3. Flight 1931 will depart at 5 p.m. and arrive at 8:39 p.m. On Feb. 6, Flight 1032 will depart Houston Hobby…

Disaster Response Availability Request for Greater Houston Area

Dear Red Crossers, Over the past 24 hours we’ve experience severe weather across the Greater Houston area. Currently we have a number of road closures, effected highways and luckily minimal structure damage. The unfortunate part of this storm is we are expecting more rain over the next 24 hours. The Houston EOC has been activated…

Houston TranStar: Don’t Be Ridiculous

As we enter the New Year, it’s important to commit to positive resolutions. Distracted driving causes more than 10,000 accidents each year in Harris County alone. Houston TranStar’s newly released Public Service Announcement, Don’t Be Ridiculous, depicts the outrageous driving behavior we see on our roadways. Although the actions in the spot are exaggerated (i.e….

Street Closure Alert for Houston Marathon

The City of Houston will welcome the annual Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon, and ABB 5K the weekend of January 14th -15th. In addition to the races, multiple events will be happening in and around the downtown area that will add to the excitement. Various City departments are working together with the Houston…