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October 31, 2014 -- The Metroplitan Transit Authority of Harris County will provide free rides to the polls during the November 4 General Election to those who show a valid voter registration card. More
October 30, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land on Tuesday announced the completion of more than 3.5 miles of new pedestrian and bicycle routes in the city. More
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October 30, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host an open house and public meeting on November 13 to gather comments regarding the State Highway 249 Access Management Study. More
October 29, 2014 -- Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. on Wednesday announced that its subsidiary, FLNG Liquefaction, LLC, has entered into definitive agreements for the debt financing of approximately $3.85 billion of capital required for the development of Freeport LNG’s first train facility at its proposed natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas. More
October 28, 2014 -- Houston TranStar today advised that the center's Internet service will be interrupted for upgrades on Wednesday, with the website and other services to be offline for approximately two hours. More
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October 27, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday listened to a presentation by the United States Army Corps of Engineers outlining the decommissioning of the MH1-A Sturgis, a former floating nuclear power station. More
October 26, 2014 -- SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down at 3:39 p.m. EDT on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 300 miles west of Baja California, returning 3,276 pounds of NASA cargo and science samples from the International Space Station. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Galveston County Transit District Board of Directors on Wednesday met at the Nessler Civic Center in Texas City. More
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October 24, 2014 -- The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued a statement regarding the Ebola virus. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation announced that I-45 North Freeway southbound mainlanes from Windsor Lakes Boulevard to Wellman Road will close beginning October 24 at 10 p.m and re-open October 27 at 5 a.m. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County advised riders that the entire METRORail Red Line will temporarily shut down this weekend due to rail expansion work and scheduled rail maintenance. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects in the October 7 robbery of three individuals at the Hillcroft Transit Center and a convenience store robbery near the transit center on October 20. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to use eminent domain to condemn property at Cullen Boulevard for the southeast corridor. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Interjet has launched service connecting Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport with Monterrey International Airport in Monterrey, Mexico. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Tuesday held its first meeting since Galveston City Council appointed new members. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has announced that closures will begin on Wednesday for the United States Highway 59 frontage road reconstruction project at Buffalo Speedway, and that an incentive has been offered to the contractor to complete the project ahead of schedule. More
October 20, 2014 -- Union Pacific is advising drivers of the temporary closures of the railroad crossings along Highway 90 Alternate in Sugar Land. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Port Arthur International Seafarers' Center on Friday presented the Maritime Samaritan Award to Niels B. Lyngso, who recently retired from the West Gulf Maritime Association. More
October 19, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District reports that it has reviewed all available information regarding a potential Ebola contact voluntarily isolated on a cruise ship returning to the Port of Galveston and has made the assessment that there is no evidence of a public health threat to cruise passengers or to Galveston County. More
October 18, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard has posted a bulletin with updates to the maritime industry with respect to assessing Ebola risks and the responsibility of vessel/facility agents, owners, masters, operators, Area Maritime Security Committee members, and persons to immediately report potential communicable disease hazards to the Coast Guard and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District has been in communications with the Centers for Disease Control and the Texas Department of State Health Services on several occasions to gather details about a cruise ship returning to the Port of Galveston on Sunday. More
October 17, 2014 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association has announced that Robert Hawn, who currently is the general manager of Inchcape Shipping Services in Houston, will join the WGMA as director of maritime affairs. More
October 17, 2014 -- Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders has announced upcoming closers to take place along segments of the Grand Parkway. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County has announced bus detours and a partial METRORail Red Line shutdown ahead of this weekend's scheduled implosion of The Houston Club building. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a program on the 2014 Texas City “Y” Spill Response featuring Captain Brian Penoyer, who is Senior Commander and Captain of the Port. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee next Week will have its first meeting since Galveston City Council appointed new members. More
October 14, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin has issued a reminder that a public meeting will be held tonight regarding the Kingwood Mobility Study. More
October 14, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Stephen Costello and Isaac Ramirez, chief transportation planner for the Houston-Galveston Area Council provided an overview of the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan in a video program hosted by H-GAC Director of Transportation Alan Clark. More w/Video
October 13, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County today announced that ridership is increasing, including a 12.1 percent increase in passengers using the METRORail system. More
October 10, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County recently worked with a local artist through the Adopt-a-Stop/Shelter program to incorporate art into a stop at the East End. More
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