City Council Approved Houston Bike Plan

The plan’s vision is to transform Houston into a safer, more accessible, gold level bicycle-friendly city by 2027.

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Bike Plan

City Expands Investment in Renewable Energy

"The City of Houston has a loud and proud history of commitment to renewable energy” - Mayor Sylvester Turner.

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Solar

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Apr. 26, 2017Houston Chronicle

Mayor visits Heights second grader who asked him to fix her sidewalk

Sophie Blitz likes to ride her bike along Courtland Street where she lives, a tree-lined street with spacious Victorian homes. But when a portion of the sidewalk became too damaged for her to ride her bike over, she went to the top to get it fixed. Continue Reading »

Apr. 24, 2017City of Houston

EPA Recognizes the City of Houston Among Nation’s Leading Green Power Users

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the City of Houston is number one on the EPA’s Top 30 Local Government list of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnership for 2017. Continue Reading »

Apr. 17, 2017Texas Tribune

Editorial: Don’t take away city rights to provide transportation options for all

Safe and accessible transportation for all should be a priority for Texas. Access to reliable transportation is critically important for individuals with disabilities who depend on them for transportation to and from their daily activities and to lead independent lives. Continue Reading »

Apr. 17, 2017Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Houston Mayor Announces Complete Communities Initiative

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner unveiled details of his long-anticipated Complete Communities initiative Monday, three months after a federal investigation found the city had violated the Civil Rights Act by locating subsidized, low-income housing in segregated areas. Continue Reading »