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November 22, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to open the process to receive public comment on the Draft 2040 Regional Transportation Plan and Air Quality Conformity Finding. More
November 22, 2014 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host an Industry Lecture by United States Coast Guard Captain Brian Penoyer on Tuesday, December 2. More
GalvestonScholes Airport
November 21, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission at a special meeting on Thursday approved the Fiscal Year 2015 Operating and Capital Budget. More
November 21, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin today announced the next steps for the Kingwood Mobility Study. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve the selection of Hugh Wood, Inc. as the insurance broker of record for the port’s property and liability insurance programs for a three year period for an annual fee not to exceed $53,000 in lieu of commission. More
Port of Texas City Dannenbaum Engineering
November 20, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee voted 3-1 on Wednesday to endorse five projects as priorities; and to recommend that the city council ask that four of them be submitted to the Houston-Galveston Area Council which has issued a call for projects for inclusion in the Transportation Improvement Plan. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a contract with Jerdon Enterprise, LP for the construction of intersection improvements at Boundary at Everett. More
November 20, 2014 -- United States Customs and Border Protection recently named Charles Perez as the new CBP airport director for George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. More
Jim & Lynda Guidry
November 19, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today reported that the U.S. Highway 90 bridge over State Highway 36 in Sealy will remain closed after the bridge was damaged when an oversized cargo load on an 18-wheeler truck struck the bottom of the bridge. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve three items related to the development of the Megaproject by SASOL Chemicals (USA) LLC. More
November 17, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry recently appointed Matagorda County Judge Nate McDonald to the Houston-Galveston Regional Review Committee. More
November 17, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation is offering a new Web app called "Roadcents", which will help users reduce air pollution and keep vehicles well-maintained. More
November 17, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner, MD on Monday filed legislation that will increase budget transparency and add millions of dollars in new highway funding without new taxes, tolls, fees or debt. More
November 17, 2014 -- Union Pacific Railroad today advised that inclement weather has caused a change in schedule for the closing of the intersection at Dairy Ashford Road and Highway 90A in Fort Bend County. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation's Texas Highways Magazine marked its 40th anniversary by announcing San Antonio as the number one destination among its readers. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System announced that Spirit Airlines has added 10 new international destinations for nonstop service out of George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
November 14, 2014 -- Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders today issued a traffic alert concerning road closures related to construction of segments of the Grand Parkway. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday held a special workshop to pare down a list of 25 possible mobility projects to just five that they felt had the highest priority. More
November 13, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will host a workshop on November 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in an effort to gather input from the community regarding public transit and how to best proceed with the METRO's System Reimagining Plans. More
November 13, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership on Wednesday hosted a presentation on the proposed Houston to Dallas-Fort Worth high speed rail, featuring former Harris County Judge Robert Eckels, who is president of Texas Central Railway. More
November 13, 2014 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and United States Coast Guard Captain Brian Penoyer joined Houston Ship Channel Security District Chair Gary Scheibe at a news conference on Wednesday to outline training initiatives and joint communication and response efforts that protect the Houston Ship Channel region. More
November 12, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will host a workshop in Houston on November 17 to gather input regarding the transportation needs of senior citizens and people with disabilities. More
November 12, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will host a public hearing on Thursday in Alvin regarding the proposed extension of FM 528 to State Highway 6. More
November 12, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors, in a special meeting today, heard a presentation and discussed the Uptown Houston dedicated bus lane project. More
November 12, 2014 -- The American Association of Port Authorities is meeting in Houston this week. More
November 11, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will host "Rails to Restaurants", a progressive dinner outing, on November 17 along METRO's Red Line. More
November 10, 2014 -- Beginning at midnight, crews will completely close the westbound main lanes of I-10 East Freeway at I-610 East Loop to allow Union Pacific’s contractor to make emergency repairs to the Union Pacific Railroad bridge over I-10 East between McCarty and Wayside. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation announced a conversion project for I-10 and Cane Island Parkway and weekend closures on I-45. More
November 10, 2014 -- Representatives from General Law Cities in the Houston-Galveston Area Council region met on November 6 to choose two members to represent their cities and two members to serve as alternates on the H-GAC Board of Directors. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority celebrated the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Houston Ship Channel with a ceremony at Brady’s Landing this morning. More
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