I-35 Really Could Improve, but the Plan Needs Funding

The aggravating crawl written into the Interstate 35 narrative has persisted for years, continuously frustrating Texans. The unforgiving traffic has wreaked havoc...

Are Texas Cities Prepared to Meet Water Needs?

When Houston experienced a massive water line break last week, Mayor Sylvester Turner said an aging infrastructure played a part. The ruptured...
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Texas utility assistance plans don't provide enough help

It’s safe to say that, at least in Texas, the summer of 2019 will be remembered for its “atomic heat lamp on...

Texas launches major I-35 construction projects in Dallas, San Antonio

Shelby Knowles for The Texas Tribune Because Texas’ infrastructure is still suffering from growing pains, construction cranes...

Whatever happened to that Dallas-Houston bullet train?

It’s been months since the Houston-Dallas bullet train was in the news, but that changed on Sept. 4 when a U.S. Department...

Grand Parkway expansion included in state transit plan

The southern sections of the State Highway 99/Grand Parkway have been given the green light after officials approved Texas’ 10-year transportation plan....

Permian Highway Pipeline going forward, despite residents concerns

After a year of protests, town meetings and news story after news story, crews are about to break ground on the Permian...

Houston 2040: A Tale of Two (Transportation) Cities

Getting stuck in traffic on I-45 is as much a Houston tradition as BBQ, Tex-Mex and the Rodeo. The Gulf Freeway has...

Legislation with $1.7 billion for flood control and mitigation projects goes to governor

With the start of hurricane season looming, Texas lawmakers have sent legislation to Gov. Greg Abbott that would draw $1.7 billion from the state’s...

Texas high-speed rail project dodges bullet after budget rider dies

Norihiro Kataoka The Dallas-Houston high-speed rail project dodged a bullet this week, when lawmakers hashing out the state budget released their decision to strike a...

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