• Blogs

    October 22, 2014

    All of Houston's Nationally-Ranked "Top Zip Codes" Are Kinda White

    Another day, another Houston-centric list. Our fair city has earned its way onto quite a few lists as of late, thanks to all of the attention being paid to our growth and steady job market. The latest Houston nod comes courtesy of a California real estate blog, Movato, and a list of the "Best Zip C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    Cover Story: Trapped in Houston's Traffic Nightmare

    If you are under 40 and live inside the 610 Loop, where many young professionals have moved in the last 10 years and continue to do so with the kind of frenzied pace normally reserved for the Loop itself, your solutions to traffic are probably quite different than if you live in Clear Lake. When a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Evening Commute Should Be Drier as High Pressure Moves In

    For those concerned about a soggy evening commute, you are in luck. The rain we've been getting throughout the day will continue in spurts for a few more hours, but should begin to clear out by the early evening as high pressure in the Mississippi Valley moves westward into southeast Texas. Additio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Happy National Donut Day, America!

    Today is national Donut Day and the inner Homer Simpsons in all of us get to indulge in their love for donuts and celebrate their existence. The holiday, started in 1938 as a fund-raiser in Chicago for The Salvation Army, was established to honor the women who served donuts to soldiers during WWI. ... More >>

  • News

    October 7, 2010

    Off the Bus

    METRO execs won't be commuting after all.

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Metro Execs Riding Buses Or Rail: Not Quite What It Seems

    Metro's Senior Management Team is being forced to experience the wild world of public transportation. ​George Greanias, Metro's president, dropped a bombshell at a budget meeting earlier this week, announcing that the agency's Senior Management Team is turning in its company cars and being require ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    A Foggy Day In Houston Town

    Dickensian fog has settled over Houston this morning, making the morning commute a hassle.But that's not all the problems it's causing.There are delays at the airport -- up to 45 minutes and increasing at Bush (Hobby seems to be doing better).Not only that, but ships are stacking up outside the Port ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Katy Freeway Expansion Working Great, Highway Officials Say

    So how is traffic on the Katy Freeway now that the expansion has been officially completed?Pretty good -- if you ask the people in charge of it.The Texas Transportation Institute has done a study at the request of TxDOT and found what it's calling "significant improvement."Evening commuters on the 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    Fort Bend Transit Has A Charmingly Naive Trust In Its Customers

    Things were a little bumpy yesterday on the inauguration of the Fort Bend County-Texas Medical Center Park-and-Ride. One bus broke down and two more got stuck in traffic, making some of the 265 riders a little late to work. Fort Bend Transit officials tried to make it up to riders this morning with ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 18, 2006