Levy Park Reopens!

After nearly 15 years of gradual renovation, the Upper Kirby park reopened to a crowd of Houstonians from across the city.

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Levy Park

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

Houston Receives $1 Million for Spaceport

Plans include attracting additional aerospace and aviation companies to advance Houston’s position as a leader in the aerospace industry.

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Spaceport

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Mar. 22, 2017City of Houston

City Council Approved Houston Bike Plan

Houston City Council today voted to approve the Houston Bike Plan.  The plan’s vision is to transform Houston into a safer, more accessible, gold level bicycle-friendly city by 2027.   Continue Reading »

Mar. 18, 2017Heights Leader

Heights Waterworks site conversion now under way

Driving down 19th or 20th Streets earlier this week, residents may have noticed the sudden emergence of cranes, city trucks and loud bangs—all a sign that a much-discussed project appears to have been set in motion. Continue Reading »

Mar. 17, 2017City of Houston

Mayor Turner Selects New PWE Director, Interim Parks Director

Veteran Houston engineer Karun Sreerama is Mayor Sylvester Turner’s pick to head the Houston Department of Public Works and Engineering (PWE).  Sreerama is a highly respected engineer with 28 years of experience managing multi-million dollar capital projects across the U.S. and abroad.  He is a registered Professional Engineer and holds a doctorate in civil engineering as well as a Master’s degree in business administration.  He will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Dale Rudick, who has led PWE since 2014. Pending council approval, the new appointment is to be effective April 3, 2017.  In the interim, PWE’s Deputy Director for Engineering and Construction Carol Haddock will manage the department. Continue Reading »

Mar. 3, 2017City of Houston

Memorial Park Receives Lone Star Legacy Designation

Memorial Park became one of five Texas parks honored with the designation as a Lone Star Legacy Park by the Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) during a ceremony at the association’s annual institute in Irving, Texas, on March 1, 2017. Continue Reading »