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August 23, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Council on Friday approved funding for three Houston projects and Galveston’s On-Street Bicycle Network; and held a spirited discussion about a request to include Galveston County’s Victory Lakes Park & Ride service to the Transportation Improvement Program which will be considered at next month's meeting. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today advised that the mainlanes of Interstate Highway 45 North Freeway northbound from Canino to West Gulf Bank will be closed beginning tonight for the construction of new connector lamps. More
August 21, 2014 -- Branson Airport today announced that it is continuing its non-stop, low fare service to Chicago and Houston. More
August 20, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Scandinavian Airlines has launched a service connecting Houston with Stavanger, Norway. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County today announced that it has installed single-touch emergency call areas at METRORail stations for riders to contact emergency responders. More
Port of Texas City Dannenbaum Engineering
August 15, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership on Thursday hosted a presentation on a proposal by Texas A&M University at Galveston for a coastal spine system of storm surge barriers to protect Galveston Bay. More
August 12, 2014 -- One person injured today in an industrial accident at the Houston Ship Channel. More
August 12, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council is hosting events this month in celebration of Commute Solutions Month. More
Scholes International Airport at GalvestonJim & Lynda Guidry
August 11, 2014 -- The City of Galveston today is launching a week-long project to re-stripe Seawall Boulevard. More
August 08, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has announced several closures, starting tonight, at the Interstate Highway 610 North Loop and Interstate Highway 45 in Houston for repairs. More
August 08, 2014 -- The City of Beaumont today reported that the Lindbergh Drive overpass has been closed until further notice due to damage caused by a train derailment that took place this morning. More
August 07, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration recently tested the Orion spacecraft for recovering the craft following its splashdown in the ocean. More
August 07, 2014 -- Union Pacific Railroad will close the intersection of Wood Street at Highway 90A in Sugar Land beginning August 14 as part of a project to build a segment of new track from Urlich Street to Gessner Road in Missouri City. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will host a grand opening celebration on Friday for new parking available at the Houston Community College Northeast-Nortline Campus. More
August 06, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced the captain of a tanker approximately 50 miles offshore of Corpus Christi Wednesday morning. More
August 06, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted 10-5, with Jerry Davis, Mike Laster, Michael Kubosh, C.O. "Brad" Bradford and Jack Christie opposed, and Dave Martin and Oliver Pennington out of the room and not voting, to amend the Code of Ordinances relating to vehicles for hire to provide for businesses like Uber and Lyft that use smartphone apps to connect drivers with riders, using the driver’s personal car. More
August 06, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation on Monday announced that the Texas Transportation Commission has approved more than $26 million for maintenance on the Rainbow Bridge between Port Arthur and Bridge City. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Legislature's Joint Interim Committee on Coastal Barrier Systems on Monday held a public hearing at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $12 million civic penalty against Southwest Airlines for alleged failures in complying with regulations in three separate enforcement cases related to repairs on jetliners operated by the company. More
July 26, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council for the Houston-Galveston Transportation Management Area on Friday voted unanimously to amend the 2013-2015 Transportation Improvement Plan and the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan update; and also heard a proposal to include the City of Galveston’s on-street bicycle network in the TIP at next month's meeting. More
July 26, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority reports that dredging has started on the first of two improvement projects to deepen the port authority's container terminal channels from 40 feet to 45 feet, matching the depth of the Houston Ship Channel. More
July 24, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to extend time for further discussions with the City of Houston regarding the overpass for the East End Light Rail Line on Harrisburg at Hughes, before proceeding with a “rail only” overpass. More
July 22, 2014 -- Fund Connell USA Energy and Chemical Investment Corporation today officially announced that it is exploring plans to construct a large methanol production and export facility at Shoal Point in Texas City. More
July 18, 2014 -- The City of Beaumont has reported that Adams Street will be closed at the intersection of University Drive beginning Monday due to the installation of a storm sewer line. 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
July 15, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County today reported that the number of bicycle riders boarding METRO buses has increased by 50 percent compared to the same nine months of the previous fiscal year. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Highway 36A Coalition on Monday announced that the city of Prairie View recently joined the coalition. More
July 14, 2014 -- The City of Galveston will host a public meeting on Wednesday regarding the upcoming reconstruction of 43rd Street. More
July 11, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will unveil its "Roadcents" smartphone Web application on July 14 at the Chevron on 2222 Louisiana Street in Houston. More
July 11, 2014 -- SpaceX reports that the United States Air Force has certified SpaceX's Falcon 9 launch system as having conducted three successful flights, a prerequisite for companies seeking to win business from the Air Force's Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Program. More
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