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Houston approves ridesharing companies at airports

Charlotte Observer The Houston City Council has approved allowing ridesharing companies such as Lyft and Uber to operate at airports. Council members on Wednesday adopted rules that such vehicles would need city and airport-specific permits. The Houston Chronicle reports Uber and Lyft arrived in Houston in February, hoping to persuade city officials to modify paid…

Southwest Expects to Boost Capacity 6% in 2015

By Susan Carey, The Wall Street Journal Southwest Airlines Co. expects to raise its capacity 6% next year, Chief Financial Officer Tammy Romo said Monday in an investor-day briefing. But the growth will mostly come from adding more seats to its planes and flying longer distances, with only a 1% planned increase in the number…

Panel discussion, dialogue on coastal resiliency set

South Belt-Ellington Leader The AIA Houston Urban Design Committee and the Houston Galveston Area Council will host a panel discussion and community dialogue on coastal resiliency. Representatives from Texas A&M University in Galveston, the SSPEED Center at Rice University, and the Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District will discuss their research and proposed solutions…

Hellyer speaks on state of San Jac

By James Bolen, South Belt-Ellington Leader San Jacinto College Chancellor Brenda Hellyer spoke to a crowd of elected officials and industry leaders Friday, Oct. 31, on the current state of the school. Notable attendees included representatives from the offi ces of Sen. John Cornyn, Sen. Ted Cruz, state Sen. Larry Taylor, state Rep. Ed Thompson,…

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…

City Opens Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic

BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions has announced the grand opening of the first in-house, low-cost dog and cat municipal spay/neuter clinic in the State of Texas: BARC’s Fixin’ Houston clinic. Hundreds of thousands of animals walk Houston’s streets each day, and many end up at BARC. The City’s municipal animal shelter is required to take…

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