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March 02, 2015 -- The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized the Port of Houston Partners in Maritime Education as part of the 2015 Bright Ideas program. More
March 02, 2015 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association has updated its members on the conditions of area ports that are impacted by wide-spread sea fog. More
GalvestonScholes Airport
February 27, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday recognized Michael W. Alford, district engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation’s Houston District, for his service to the TPC and the surrounding region. More
February 26, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority has posted a news release about the recertification of its International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Environmental Management System. More
February 26, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation announced that the Texas Transportation Commission on Thursday has approved a public-private partnership to develop, design, construct, finance, operate and maintain tolled lanes and general purpose lanes for a 10.3-mile segment of SH 288 from US 59 to the Harris County line. More
Port of Texas City Dannenbaum Engineering
February 26, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation announced that the Texas Transportation Commission on Thursday has approved the construction of 201 road projects across the state. More
February 25, 2015 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County has announced fares for the rodeo season. More
February 25, 2015 -- The Texas Senate Committee on Transportation this morning voted 8-1, with Rodney Ellis opposed, to approve Senate Bill 5/Senate Joint Resolution 5, the Vehicle Motor Sales Tax Allocation. More
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February 24, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission voted 6-1, with Theldon Branch opposed, to approve staff’s ranking of vendors and to award a contract for an amount not to exceed $780,000 to BIO Landscape & Maintenance, Inc. for maintenance of dredge material placement areas on port property. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted to approve a revised lease agreement with Archer-Daniels-Midland Company to resolve issues related to a reduction in revenue during the recent extended drought. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today issued a warning to drivers north of Houston, primarily in Waller and Montgomery counties, to exercise caution due to forecasts of freezing conditions. More
February 19, 2015 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted 7-0-1, with Christof Spieler abstaining, to approve contracts for general planning services with HDR, Inc. and Parsons-Brinckerhoff. More
February 19, 2015 -- Union Pacific Railroad on Wednesday announced that it is continuing rail work from Houston to Sugar Land for extending a second rail line through Sugar Land, Stafford and Missouri City. More
February 18, 2015 -- Galveston Transportation Consultant John Carrara of The Goodman Corporation reported to the Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee that construction of the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal should be complete by August. More
February 18, 2015 -- Frontier Airlines on Tuesday announced that it is adding more low-fare flights from Austin, including non-stop service to Chicago and Las Vegas. More
February 17, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has advised motorists that there will be total closures on two segments of US 290 this weekend. More
February 17, 2015 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will open a new station along the METRORail Red Line on Wednesday. More
February 17, 2015 -- The Texas Central High-Speed Railway today issued a recommendation to narrow the consideration of high-speed rail corridors between Houston and Dallas to a single preferred corridor, known generally as the Utility Corridor. More
February 16, 2015 -- Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders has posted notice of upcoming major lane closures for the Grand Parkway Segments F-1, F-2 and G. More
February 13, 2015 -- Rice University's Kinder Institute will host transportation planner Patrick Siegman on February 19 for a free public talk regarding solutions to parking shortages. More
February 13, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced two appointments to the Texas Transportation Commission. More
February 13, 2015 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County has issued an advisory regarding partial closures of the METRORail during the weekend. More
February 11, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation is partnering with more than 900 Texas high schools to remind teens to “Click It or Ticket” in an effort to curb fatal vehicle accidents among teenagers. More
February 11, 2015 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to approve the System Reimagining Plan, an overhaul of METRO's bus system. More
February 11, 2015 -- The Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors did not have a quorum for its regular meeting on Tuesday, but the members present held a spirited discussion of the status of Dallas-Houston High Speed Rail. More
February 10, 2015 -- The Montgomery County 2015 Road Bond Committee on Monday announced plans to hold a vote by the end of February on a bond referendum to place on the May election ballot. More
February 10, 2015 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors will vote on the final Transit System Reimagining Plan, an overhaul of METRO's bus network, during a special meeting on Wednesday. More
February 09, 2015 -- Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner Jack Morman has advised motorists that the Washburn Tunnel will be closed for scheduled cleaning on February 21 and 22. More
February 06, 2015 -- Texas Central Railway today announced that it has selected two locations as potential candidate sites for the Dallas high-speed rail station proposed to connect Dallas and Houston. More
February 04, 2015 -- Texas State Senator Robert Nichols today announced that he has filed a new plan to provide transportation funding. More
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