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Livable Communities Initiative

A Downtown Infrastructure Improvement Project 
of the Federal Government and the City of Galveston


August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday received an update regarding the award of $286,418 funding from the Houston-Galveston Area Council for bicycle lanes. More
July 17, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee, which survived a proposal to “sunset” the committee at the recent city council meeting, met on Wednesday to discuss several transportation projects in Galveston. More
May 22, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday reviewed the status of the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal on Wednesday. More
April 17, 2014 -- A settlement has been reached that will permit construction to resume on Galveston's Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal, a project of the Liveable Communities Initiative. More
February 20, 2014 -- Galveston transportation consultant John Carrara of The Goodman Corporation told the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday that there has been no progress on the Livable Communities Initiative’s Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal, but that there has been significant progress on bus connectivity between Galveston and Downtown Houston. More
January 16, 2014 -- Transportation consultant John Carrara of The Goodman Corporation on Wednesday updated the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on the Downtown Transit Terminal construction and Streetscape Design Project under the Galveston Livable Communities Initiative and reported on a trolley feasibility study and a package of system improvements that will be submitted to Galveston City Council soon. More
December 19, 2013 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday voted unanimously to endorse a resolution approved by Galveston City Council in November revising the city’s funding request to the Houston-Galveston Area Council for Transportation Development Credits, which previously were proposed for hike and bike trails. More
October 26, 2013 -- Transportation consultant John Carrara reported to the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee that progress on the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal is still hampered by a lawsuit from the adjacent property owner, but that a court ruling allows some work to resume. More
August 15, 2013 -- Transportation consultant John Carrara of The Goodman Corporation on Wednesday reported to the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on progress, or the lack of it, on the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal. More
July 19, 2013 -- Transportation Consultant John Carrara reported to the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday that work on the Downtown Transportation Terminal remains stalled while repairs are being made on an adjacent building, but he said that Turner Construction is making improvements to the Shearn Moody Parking Garage, which will be a part of the terminal complex. More
June 21, 2013 -- Several entities covered by Guidry News Service which are involved in transportation/rail projects have similar names and missions. Jim Guidry has prepared an analysis of the entities. More
June 20, 2013 -- Transportation consultant John Carrara of The Goodman Corporation updated the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on the Downtown Transit Terminal Construction and Streetscape Design Project on Wednesday. More
May 15, 2013 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday received an update regarding possible delays to the city's Downtown Transit Terminal project due to a restraining order filed against the work by a neighboring property owner. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday received an update regarding the construction of the Downtown Transit Terminal. More
March 21, 2013 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday discussed the Downtown Transportation Terminal that is being constructed as a part of the Livable Communities Initiative. More
February 21, 2013 -- Transportation consultant John Carrara of The Goodman Corporation on Wednesday was asked by the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee to review the reasons why commuter rail service between Houston and Galveston is not feasible in the immediate future. More
January 31, 2013 -- The Port of Galveston today hosted an official groundbreaking ceremony for the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal, a project of the Galveston Livable Communities Initiative. More
January 17, 2013 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday voted unanimously to endorse a request for license to use city right of way by MegaBus at the Island Transit bus stop at 20th and Market until the new Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal is completed. More
December 21, 2012 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee voted to elect Lesley Sommer as its new chair on Wednesday and reviewed the progress of the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal. More
October 18, 2012 -- Transportation consultant John Carrara of The Goodman Corporation on Wednesday reported to the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee that work will begin before the end of the year on the Shearn Moody Plaza Parking Garage adjacent to the site of the Transportation Terminal that will be constructed on the northeast corner of 25th Street and The Strand. More
September 27, 2012 -- Galveston City Council met in workshop this morning to discuss the Downtown Transportation Terminal and a requested amendment to the city's contract with Moody Gardens for the management of the Galveston Island Municipal Golf Course. More
September 20, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves will consider award of a construction manager at risk contract to Turner Construction Company on Monday, according to John Carrara of The Goodman Corporation in his report to the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday received an update on the status of the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal, a project of the Galveston Livable Communities Initiative. More
July 26, 2012 -- Galveston City Council today met in workshop with transportation consultant Barry Goodman; Lee Otis Zapp, chair of the Coastal Windstorm Insurance Coalition and delinquent tax attorney Mark Ciavaglia of Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson. More
July 19, 2012 -- Transportation consultant John Carrara of The Goodman Corporation, on Wednesday reported to the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee that the Port of Galveston has rejected all bid proposals on the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal, a project of the Galveston Livable Communities Initiative. More
June 21, 2012 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday discussed the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal that is being developed at the northeast corner of The Strand and 25th Street as a project of the Livable Communities Initiative. More
May 17, 2012 -- Assistant City Manager Brian Maxwell reported to the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on the Paid Seawall Parking Plan and transportation consultant John Carrara of The Goodman Corporation reported on progress of the Livable Communities Initiative Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal. More
March 15, 2012 -- Transportation consultant John Carrara updated the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on the development of the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal at the northeast corner of The Strand and 25th Street. More
February 16, 2012 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday voted unanimously to support the restoration of the track trolley. More
January 23, 2012 -- The Galveston Livable Communities Initiative was a subject at two public meetings at Galveston City Hall last week. More
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