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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
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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
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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
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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
October 10, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook has advised that the westbound lanes of Port Road just off of State Highway 146 will be closed beginning tonight due to road improvements by the Texas Department of Transportation. More
October 09, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will host the APTA Expo, the "transit industry's premier showcase for technology, products and services", on October 13-15 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. More
October 08, 2014 -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Homeland Security's Customs & Border Protection today announced that new layers of entry screening will be implemented at five United States airports that receive more than 94 percent of travelers from Ebola-affected nations. More
October 08, 2014 -- The City of Houston will re-launch Sunday Streets Houston this fall, with three areas targeted for "no cars on the road". More
October 03, 2014 -- Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders has announced major lane closures for segments of the Grand Parkway for the next several days. More
October 03, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, on the last of her trade mission with the Greater Houston Partnership, will ride Japan's bullet train, which utilizes the same technology as the Texas high-speed rail project endorsed by Parker and mayors of Dallas and Ft. Worth this year. More
October 03, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County on Thursday announced that its first light rail car built by CAF USA has completed its "burn-in" period, traveling the required 4,000 miles for being put into service. More
October 03, 2014 -- Transportation Advocacy Group Houston Region and Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership hosted the Mobility Matters Symposium on Thursday. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 10 at 10:30 a.m. to mark the opening of the US 290 eastbound/I-610 North Loop westbound direct connectors to the I-10 Katy Freeway east- and westbound. More
October 01, 2014 -- Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner Jack Mormon today announced that the Washburn Tunnel will be closed October 16 through November 2 for road repairs. More
September 30, 2014 -- The City of Galveston has announced that CenterPoint Energy will be replacing underground conduits from 18th to 20th streets and Mechanic Street beginning on Wednesday. More
September 29, 2014 -- The National Air Transportation Association wrote a letter to Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the Houston City Council expressing its opposition to the approval of a lease granting a new entrant fixed base operator status at William P. Hobby Airport. More
September 29, 2014 -- Union Pacific Railroad has advised that the railroad crossing at Eldridge Road and Highway 90A in Sugar Land will be closed October 6-20 due to construction of a new segment of track from Urlich Street to Gessner Road in Missouri City. More
September 29, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin has announced that a public stakeholder meeting regarding the Kingwood Mobility Study will be held on October 14 at the Kingwood Community Center. More
September 29, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Aviation Director Mario C. Diaz are meeting with representatives from Korean Air on the first day of their comprehensive trade mission to South Korea and Japan. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday approved an amendment to the Transportation Improvement Program and 2035 Regional Transportation Plan Update. More
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