April 30 open house on the master plan for Gasmer Drive property redevelopment

Please join us on Saturday, April 30 at 10:00 a.m. for a public open house at Westbury High School's auditorium on the Gasmer Drive side of the campus for a presentation of the Master Plan for the Gasmer Drive Property Redevelopment (formerly owned by Shell Oil) adjacent to the Willow Waterhole Greenspace.  Parking is available in the Gasmer Drive [...]

Kinder Institute Forum: Tamika L. Butler on Transportation Equity, Nov. 11

Kinder Institute Forum: Tamika L. Butler "Transportation Equity: The Time is Now!" Tamika L. Butler is a national expert and speaker on issues related to the built environment, equity, anti-racism, diversity and inclusion, organizational behavior, and change management. Her talk “Transportation Equity: The Time is Now!” will focus on institutional oppression, the importance of inclusive [...]

2020-11-09T09:14:34-06:00November 9th, 2020|Articles, Mobility & Transportation|

Join us for the Hillcroft Ave Bridge Upcoming Virtual Meeting!

Join Us June 10th for a Virtual Public Meeting to Discuss Upcoming Bridge Construction at Hillcroft Ave Harris County Flood Control District will be holding a virtual community meeting for the reconstruction of the Hillcroft Ave bridge. The meeting is open to the public. When: Wednesday, June 10, 2020 How to Access the [...]

2020-06-09T11:36:04-05:00June 9th, 2020|Articles, Mobility & Transportation|

Brays Bayou Association: Hillcroft Bridge Construction 6/15/20 and other updates

Detour and construction signs should start going up MONDAY, JUNE 1st, on the main and side streets around Hillcroft and Braeswood in preparation of the JUNE 15th closing of the bridge.  The bridge will be closed for approximately 90 days.  Not only will north/south travel across the bridge be nonexistent during the 90 project period, but east/west traffic will [...]

METROLift to Deliver Groceries to Families in Need

METROLift is partnering with the city of Houston, the Houston Food Bank, Walmart and Sam's Club to make sure no family goes hungry during the COVID-19 crisis.  Today, the city announced the program to deliver groceries to those in need. Thanks to a $30,000 donation from Walmart, beginning Friday, April 24, METROLift will make 500 grocery deliveries [...]

2020-04-24T17:36:35-05:00April 24th, 2020|Articles, Mobility & Transportation|

Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Committee Meeting, April 2

Attached please find the Agenda for the meeting of the Council Committee on Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure that will take place on Thursday, April 2nd at 2:00pm in Council Chambers at City Hall. Included will be the following presentation topics: Overview of City of Houston Telecommuting Policy Human Resources Department Procedures for Virtual Meetings and Conference Calling [...]

2020-04-02T12:18:59-05:00March 30th, 2020|Articles, Mobility & Transportation|

Brays Oaks Management District ID Markers Begin Installation

The Brays Oaks Management District is pleased to announce that we will be installing District ID Markers in seven locations on District medians beginning this week. Crews will be on site in select medians to begin drilling the foundation piers. Rebar and concrete pouring will follow and then the signs will be erected the week [...]

2020-03-18T12:59:59-05:00March 17th, 2020|Articles, Mobility & Transportation|

Howard Sacks helps move Levitt Pavilion at Willow Waterhole towards completion.

By JD Herman Brays Oaks Management District is home to Willow Waterhole, located in the family-friendly neighborhood of Westbury. One of the major stars of Harris County Flood Control District’s $450 million Project Brays, the Willow Waterhole is more than just a flood control zone, it also provides the public with much needed usable green [...]

2020-03-05T08:16:11-06:00March 5th, 2020|Articles, Business Development, Mobility & Transportation|

 Random Acts of Kindness: Friends of Marian Park

By JD Herman Community activist Bruce Krewinghaus credits his father for instilling the importance of giving back. Growing up his father, Arthur W. Krewinghaus, a postal clerk and police chief in St. Louis, would buy property along creek beds in their neighborhood–where homes were not permitted to be built. Eventually cobbling together enough land to [...]

2020-05-19T13:10:40-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Articles, Business Development, Mobility & Transportation|
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