Projects

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…

City Council supports renovation of Gus Wortham Golf Course

Houston City Council unanimously supported (17-0) a resolution today to preserve and renovate Gus Wortham Golf Course. Council is also committed to work with the Houston Botanic Garden Board and facilitate the development of a botanic garden at Glenbrook. The unanimous decision demonstrated that city council is fully supportive of our effort to renovate Gus…

Dangerous Building, Community Nuisance Secured

Council Member Robert Gallegos led a ride along in the Clinton Park/Fidelity area at the end of October with the Department of Neighborhoods (DON), HPD DRT officers, and deputies with Constable Chris Diaz’s office. The group met with concerned residents and drove around the neighborhood with them to record some of the worst nuisances so…

District gains momentous energy with service plan and budget

“This District has a rich and diverse history, and we’re proud to be part of the revitalization of the area,” said David Hawes, Executive Director for the Hobby Area Management District In January, the District engaged the firm of Hawes Hill Calderon to assist with implementing some of the key details, like helping shepherd public…

Bonsall aims to ensure public safety in Hobby

Even though her full-time job as general manager of the Double Tree by Hilton Hobby Airport Hotel keeps her hopping, Helen Bonsall finds time to lead the District’s Public Safety and Security Committee. “The key issues are to ensure the safety and security of the people who live and work in this area,” said Bonsall,…

Transportation Policy Council – September 26, 2014

On September 26, the TPC authorized staff to issue the 2015 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Call for Projects. The proposed Call will be used to program funds available in the 2015-2018 TIP and extend limited funding commitments beyond the TIP timeframe into the later 5 years of TxDOT’s ten-year Unified Transportation Program (UTP). Criteria for…

2015 TIP Call for Projects

On September 26, The TPC authorized the opening of a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Call for Projects. Applications will be accepted from October 6, 2014 through December 15, 2014. There will be an opportunity to inform project sponsors and answer questions: Webinar: Friday, October 10, 2014, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Register Today Plan to…

Commute Solutions at UH Cougars

On Friday, October 17th, H-GAC’s Commute Solutions Program will partner with IMG Sports at the University of Houston’s Football Game vs. Temple at newly built, TDECU Stadium. Commute Solutions is a voluntary trip reduction program designed to help mitigate congestion and improve mobility and air quality in the Houston-Galveston Region. Prior to game kickoff, Commute…