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From the Metro Rail to townhouses and new businesses, the East End has experienced a lot of growth but one thing that didn't seem to change over the ... "The facility has enjoyed a long history in the East End of Houston...however, the coffee industry has changed dramatically in recent years and low cost ...
Houston city leaders paid tribute to the life of Barbara Bush, who became a cherished figure in the city. ... "She was Texas tough, charming and tough all at the same time," said Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. ... You can also use the MetroRail Red Line to Main Street Square Station and walk four blocks.

Terra Group LLC, the developer of some of the modern projects in Miami's Coconut Grove enclave like the twin, twisting Grove at Grand Bay condominiums, has joined in on the development of public land near the Grove Metrorail station. The project on 5.18 acres northwest of U.S.1 and 27th Avenue ...
As you'll see, this Houston innovation is not enough for Mayor Sylvester Turner and leading entrepreneurs in the Texas city. Often referred to as the “lifeblood” of innovation, startups can spur new industry developments. They can disrupt established norms and accomplish goals more swiftly than their larger ...
In H-Town, rooftop bars offer something for everyone: dance parties with DJs, romantic evenings under the stars, picturesque skyline views. And as Texans know, one day it's spring and the next it's summer, so with warmer weather approaching fast, get to a rooftop stat — there's no better way to spend a ...
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Police say a man has been arrested in connection with a shooting outside a Metrorail station in Maryland. Metro Transit police tweeted that 18-year-old Reginald Raquan Felix was arrested on a charge of attempted murder and several lesser charges Sunday. It's unclear if he has ...

Houston-based nonprofit New Hope Housing Inc. recently opened a new 175-unit affordable housing project in the city's East End, just a few blocks ... a fast-casual restaurant such a pizzeria, bakery or coffee shop, something to enhance the streetscape and encourage ridership of the Metro rail line that ...
Taxpayers have been vocal in their disappointment with the ever-growing cost and underperformance of the single MetroRail line from downtown Austin to Leander, approved in 2004. This track record ... Transit experts in Texas and elsewhere point to the impact of ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft.
The Houston Downtown Management District has put together a few tips that you should read over before today's 6:10 p.m. start time. ... Saturday from 9 am-midnight, and Sunday from 9 am-6 pm, has a stop conveniently located across from Minute Maid Park near Crawford and Texas, and picks up riders ...
The day that Astros fans have been waiting for is here. Houston's opening day 2018 downtown promises to be packed, with the massive Astros Street Fest which runs from 1-5:30 pm (you must have a game ticket to gain access), not to mention the myriad watch parties happening all over town. If you're ...
A short standoff in East Montgomery County ended peacefully Wednesday night. The situation unfolded in a neighborhood near the East Montgomery County Annex building and courthouse after deputies responded to a domestic disturbance. At some point during their response, a woman pulled out a rifle ...
Firefighters from Deer Park, with additional manpower from two other cities, fought a fire that heavily damaged a Deer Park home Wednesday afternoon in the 1100 block of East Rutgers Street. Firefighters spent the better part of their time containing the flames that had come through the roof, sending ...
The person believed to have shot and killed a man in Houston's Near Northside in late February hopped on a METRORail train to get away from the crime scene, officials said. And now, Houston Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to that man's arrest. The shooting happened late Feb ...
If Hermann Park or the zoo is your destination, you can park in the paid Texas Medical Center lots and ride the Zoo Express Shuttle, the white TMC shuttles, ... "I am again asking all Houstonians and visitors alike to help us coordinate traffic management for multiple overlapping events," Houston Mayor ...
MetroRail services delayed Monday. photo. Posted: Mar 05 2018 04:44PM CST. Updated: Mar 05 2018 04:46PM CST. AUSTIN, Texas - Capital MetroRail services will operate under an estimated hour delay through the end of service Monday said officials. In a tweet Monday MetroRail apologized for the disruption in ...
AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department is investigating after a woman was hit by a Capital Metro train late Saturday evening. Austin Travis County EMS tweeted that they had transported a woman in her 30's to Dell Seton Medical Center with serious injuries that are potentially life-threatening.
A METRO rail makes its way along the track as a group of pedestrians cross Fannin Street in the Medical Center, Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Houston. (Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle). A METRO rail makes its way along the track as a group of... Raise the rail stakes. Regarding "Rail study takes dim view of ...

The site, owned by Rice Management Co. as part of the university's endowment, is close to the METRORail Red Line and central to Downtown, the Museum District, Texas Medical Center, the Third Ward, Montrose and Midtown. The site is also the epicenter of Houston's higher education, with Rice, the ...
Houston Public Media transportation reporter Gail Delaughter did a story recently on METRO's efforts to educate drivers when it comes to driving near the ... from Texas Children's Hospital to Hermann Park with only one vehicle street crossing would make for a much more pleasant experience for everyone.
If you aren't familiar with the moderately dense developments at North Lamar and Airport boulevards near the MetroRail Crestview Station, you might have a hard time locating Fat Cats. Here's a clue: Turn west off North Lamar onto W. St. Johns Avenue, then left on the interior lane, Easy Wind Dr., and park ...
Regarding "Wrong rail" and "Monorail" letters (Page A13, Friday), I totally agree that our Metro rail is inadequate and, at street level, causes issues. However, neither writer and many Houston residents are unaware of the history of rail in Houston. A monorail system was proposed by Kathy Whitmire, ...
When riders step onto the MetroRail, they might not realize the voice announcing the train's next stop belongs to one of Austin's top talents. Meet Alex Marrero, a musician and vocalist who forms part of the funk ensemble Brownout, which this summer released its latest EP “Over the Covers.” About three ...
Roughly three in 10 crashes along the tracks this year happened at spots where cars and trains share space, though that communal space is one-tenth of the track mileage in Houston. Nine of the 15 crashes last month were illegal left turns by motorists, said Sean Cagan, Metro's chief safety officer. That led ...
We've known for some time that changes were on the way for downtown Austin's MetroRail station. ... Thanks to a $22 million grant from the Texas Department of Transportation earmarked specifically for a new downtown station, “later” has very, very slowly become “soon,” with the project supposedly at a ...
The former San Antonio Democratic state representative served in the Texas House for two decades before resigning last year. McClendon was a longtime ... MetroBus, MetroRapid, MetroRail, and MetroAccess will each offer free rides from 6pm until service that night ends. MetroRail and MetroRapid will ...
The Dallas versus Houston debate may be old and worn thin, but there is one area in which Dallas is the clear winner going away (no, not plastic surgery): public transportation. More specifically, rail. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) system is not only larger than Houston's METROrail (much larger, ...
Works by local and Texas artists, including Houston's Taft McWhorter, are spread throughout the property in tribute to the individualism and creativity of the Houston community. Aris Market Square offers 274 rental apartments, ranging from 570 to 1,998 square feet. Units come with 10-foot ceilings, gas ...
The Delhi Metro Rail Corp. has said the highly automated train will run initially with a driver but could become driverless in the future. An official told the Indian Express newspaper that it would have human operators for "a year or two." One of the new trains crashed through a wall at a depot last week, ...
The new downtown MetroRail station will take two years longer to ... from a Texas Department of Transportation grant awarded to Capital Metro ...
AUSTIN, Texas - Almost $9-billion. ... The number one congested road is Houston's 610 between I-10 and Hwy 59. The proposed rebuild of I-35, according to TX DOT spokesperson Diann Hodges, runs 33 miles from RM1431 in ... CapMetro could also experience some problems with its MetroRail Service.
HOUSTON - A man was taken to the hospital after he was hit by a Metro rail train Saturday evening. The man reportedly crossed in the middle ...
Billy Jackson was boarding the northbound MetroRail on Fannin Street, but ... the Houston Police Department at 832- 394-1840 or call Texas ...
The city hosted the Super Bowl in February and has also hosted the NCAA men's basketball Final Four last year.
MetroRail is even offering free rides to those with tickets as an incentive to stay off the roads. The Red, Green and Purple lines will drop patrons ...
You check out the parking garage locations, if METRORail stops are near those garages, or if the Greenlink shuttle runs nearby. The free ...
Your guide to getting to World Series in downtown Houston ... Ride METRORail free if you have a valid Astros game ticket. www.ridemetro.org.
Here's how to get around downtown Houston for the World Series ... Avenida de las Americas between Capitol and Texas streets. Texas Street ...
How Visit Houston Took Action When Harvey Hit ... On the Friday afternoon the storm made landfall in southern Texas, Waterman got ... All METRORail routes and the majority of local bus routes have resumed regular service.
Austin rail commuters could see relief from overcrowded MetroRail trains ... came from a $50 million Texas Department of Transportation grant.
Because of Harvey, the Houston region has a lot of expensive work to do. ... water supplies, drainage systems, the METRORail light rail system, ...
Houston students can ride free on all Metro buses and trains for the month ... Metro rail services have returned to pre-Harvey operations, while ...
Rental car companies in the Houston area are calling for backups. ... vehicles to its 185 locations in southeast Texas, a spokesperson said. ... of Harris County has resumed most of its bus lanes and the MetroRail Red Line.
Limited METRO local bus routes will resume Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. Limited METRORail service on the Red Line from Fannin South Station ...
Limited local bus routes will resume Thursday from the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County. Limited METRORail service on the Red ...
According to Houston METRO's website, METRO will begin offering limited ... METRORail's Red Line will also run from Fannin South to the ...
Amtrak closed its Houston station and flooding led to disruptions on the Sunset Limited and Texas Eagle, the carrier said in a service alert.
The Museum of Fine Arts Houston is a quick metro rail ride away, and admission into the permanent exhibits is free for Rice students. Special ...
This is true even on an ordinary day in downtown Austin. So multiply that times a thousand, stuff it into a bottle with a gasoline-soaked rag, set it on fire, then stand by for the explosive result, and you'll maybe get a sense of what it's like trying ...
Overflow buses will be provided when the train is too crowded on March 10-18, and they will operate 9 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. Single trips on MetroRail cost $3.50. NOTE: MetroRail ticket vending machines do not accept debit/credit cards. People can use cash, ...
RM 620 bypass at RM 2222: The Texas Department of Transportation is taking the lead on this project to add an additional roadway connecting RMs 620 and 2222.


 

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