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CTC sends Chapter 33 amendment recommendations for Bike Plan

Bike Plans are becoming increasingly more important to Houston’s and the H-GAC’s transportation modes. By H-GAC’s recent study (2012) residents across the H-GAC area wish to see $13 of every $100 spent on bike ways and sidewalks. See the pie chart below. CTC filed comments to Houston Public Works and Engineering/Planning focusing on the need for written, … Continue reading »

METRO in Motion on the New Bus Network

METRO in Motion on the New Bus Network Go to this link to get the current news about Metro’s New Bus Network.

Sunday Streets HTX

Sunday Streets HTX – 4 October 2015 Sunday Streets HTX is a pilot initiative to promote and improve the health of Houstonians. Sunday Streets HTX will open a stretch of streets normally reserved for vehicle traffic to allow cycling, walking, dancing, socializing and provide a family-friendly opportunity to be physically active. We’ve had several very successful and entertaining events in 2014.  The next one … Continue reading »

Mayoral & City Council Elections – Voice Your Transportation Concerns

Houston City Elections are coming again this November.  Here is your chance to make sure the candidates take notice of our growing transportation issues. The Citizens’ Transportation has Partnered with the Houston Coalition of Complete Streets and other associated groups to make sure the candidates address our transportation issues, Including the following topics: Complete Streets … Continue reading »

Chapter 9 Infrastructure Design Manual

          Super Neighborhood Alliance (SNA) Chapter 9 Comments  ___ •  What’s at Stake? Increased Risk of Flooding Reduced Detention and Drainage Capacity Rising Insurance Rates Decreasing Economic Competitiveness •   What Needs to Change? •     Chapter 9 should be revised to insure consistent and transparent enforcement and eliminate unwarranted variances (§ 9.02.A.2). Chapter 9’s standards for evaluating … Continue reading »

2013 COH Major Thoroughfare & Freeway Plan Amendment Requests Public Hearing

The City of Houston Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. in the City Hall Annex Building, Council Chambers, Public Level, 900 Bagby Street, Houston, Texas, 77002. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to allow interested citizens to be heard concerning proposed changes to the 2012 … Continue reading »

Comments on the Revised Chapter 9 of the IDM

Update:  The public meeting on Wednesday June 12th has been cancelled. The public comment period for revisions to Chapter 9 of the City of Houston Infrastructure Design Manual closes on May 24, 2013.  Comments must be submitted to standardsreviewcommittee@houstontx.gov no later than that date.  The draft of the revisions for Chapter 9  was released prior … Continue reading »

Chapter 9 comments

These comments were given to the City in September 2012 regarding the Chapter 9 Review: Overview – Chapter 9 of the City of Houston Design Manual, Stormwater Design Requirements, is up for comments. We have reviewed Chapter 9 and recommend that the following changes be made in order to prevent future flooding. Our central concern … Continue reading »

Stop Houston Flooding – Need Your Help NOW!

Overview – Chapter 9 of the City of Houston Infrastructure Design Manual, Stormwater Design Requirements, is up for comments. We have reviewed Chapter 9 and recommend that the following changes be made in order to prevent future flooding. Our central concern is the yearly rise in Base Flood Elevations and the increase in the size … Continue reading »

Washington Ave Livable Centers

Public meeting #3 for the Washington Ave Livable Centers study was held on Thursday 08/09/12. Presentation boards displayed are available for download at: WashAve.org Representatives of the Superneighborhood 22 Transportation Committee  expressed a degree of disappointment over the low priority and ‘for future consideration’ approach taken to the proposed streetcar circulator for the Washington Corridor given … Continue reading »