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  1. The speed at which Fulshear has grown, particularly in the past decade, has led the community to work on developing a transit feasibility study. Fort Bend County page w/ comprehensive outline of the findings: https://www.fortbendcountytx.gov/government/departments/public-transportation/fulshear-transit-feasibility-study/overview-and-final-report Recent article https://communityimpact.com/houston/katy/transportation/2022/09/02/fulshear-transit-study-results-to-guide-next-steps-in-citys-mobility/ Because I'm too lazy to summarize the finer points, here's a graphic from the article.
  2. Dec. 21, 2005, 1:59PM New plans unveiled for Holcombe Square By TOM MANNING Chronicle Correspondent The first phase of a project aimed at improving pedestrian safety in Holcombe Square in the Texas Medical Center will include widening sidewalks, separating cars from pedestrians with a string of live oaks, improving ramp access at street corners, and adding new lighting along Holcombe, South Main and Fannin streets. Read More...
  3. https://www.bisnow.com/houston/news/commercial-real-estate/5-exciting-post-oak-projects-underway-54544 seeing that i live one block from Post Oak and work 2 blocks from Post Oak, I am looking forward to all of these projects...(and hopefully those bus lanes on Post Oak change to light rail as some suspect the plan will be by 2020...)
  4. Another huge mixed-use development is on the drawing boards in Richardson Steve Brown September 25, 2014 Full Article From GFF: More about the development, including construction dates here. Additionally, The Spring Creek nature area has recently been doubled in size. Read about it here. The parking garage for the 351-unit Alexan Cityline has been completed. First units are planned to be ready by May.
  5. HAIF transit enthusiasts, I bring to you this morning the most awesome thing ever! I give you the TRAVIC - Transit Visualization Client! http://tracker.geops.ch/ You can pretty much go to most cities and countries and just watch the movement of transit in a very slick visualization format. If it sees very slow thats because its actually working on realtime. The best way to really visualize it though is to speed it up x15 or x30. What is jarring is when you compare a city like New York, London, Paris, etc.... with transit in Houston and just how different and quite frankly dead it is. Whats even cooler is that its not just a fancy visual. You can click on any of the moving dots and it will show you the stops on the line itself and where it is heading.
  6. This came in the e-mail this morning. -------------------- METRO RIDERSHIP CONTINUES TO RISE AGENCY POSTS SIXTH STRAIGHT MONTH OF GROWTH More people are riding METRO buses and rail more often. METRO ridership is on the rise for a sixth consecutive month, recording a 5.2 percent increase to 6,357,131 boardings in January 2012 compared to 6,043,280 in January 2011. “Thanks to our focus on smart service and service changes to improve the system, we have been able to take advantage of the improving economy to deliver first-class transit to our community,” said METRO President & CEO George Greanias. Upward METRO Ridership Trend Continues for Sixth Consecutive Month Local bus and Park & Ride - January, 2011: 5,277,229 Local bus and Park & Ride - January, 2012: 5,455,106 MetroRAIL - January, 2011: 766,051 MetroRAIL - January, 2012: 902,025 METRORail ridership posted a 17.7 percent increase to 902,025 boardings compared to the 766,051 recorded in the same month last year. Park & Ride and local bus service jumped to 5,455,106 boardings versus 5,277,229 in January 2011. The continued growth is due in large part to increased employment in the area and METRO’s ongoing system adjustments to improve efficiency. Though there is currently no link between the agency’s growth in ridership and rising gas prices, METRO offers many alternatives to move about the city, and welcomes new riders and returning patrons. The latest transit savings report from the American Public Transportation Association shows that riding public transit saves about $9,914 a year. About METRO The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) is the region’s largest public transit provider, offering safe, reliable and affordable transportation services about 370,000 times per day. Besides operating more than 1,200 buses, METRO is currently expanding its 7.5-mile light-rail line (Red Line), with three new lines under construction. METRO’s services also include:Star Vanpool, METROLift, HOV lanes, HOT lanes, Bikes-on-Buses/Trains program, Park & Ride and road improvement projects.
  7. http://blog.chron.com/thehighwayman/2014/10/despite-complaints-houston-best-texas-city-for-transit-access/
  8. Downtown Transportation Terminal Funding Decision Made Today 04/22/05 Author: Janet Cohen Mayor Thomas reported today that the Transportation Policy Committee of the Houston-Galveston Area Council voted unanimously to place Galveston
  9. http://www.houstonchronicle.com/disp/story...nt/3599661.html Should be an interesting project. Curious as to if it will become a reality...
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