Category Archives: Events

Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure Council Committee Meeting, Oct. 14

citysealBelow is the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee agenda – scheduled for Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers (901 Bagby St., 2nd Floor).

Agenda

  1. Welcome Remarks – Council Member Larry V. Green, Chair
  2. Open Ditch Assessment Update
    • Mark Loethen, Deputy Director, Planning & Development Division, Public Works & Engineering Dept.
  3. Northeast Water Purification Plant Overview
    • Jun Chang, Deputy Director, Public Utilities Division, Public Works & Engineering Dept.
  4. Sidewalk Job Order Contract (JOC) Update
    • Mark Loethen, Deputy Director, Planning & Development Division, Public Works & Engineering Dept.
    • Dan Menendez, Deputy Director, Engineering & Construction...
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“I ROCK” Voter Registration Rally, Oct. 4

I Rock EviteHouston, Texas – In an effort to spread awareness, educate the community on important issues and register voters for the upcoming November 6th general election, The Fountain of Praise and Senator Rodney Ellis will host the “I ROCK” Voter Registration Rally on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The event will be held at Fountainlife Center 14083 Main Street, Houston, TX 77035. This new facility is located at Main (Hwy 90 & Hillcroft Avenue). “I ROCK” is an acronym for I’m Registered, Obligated, Counted and Knowledgeable,...
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B2B Matchmaking

The University of Houston along with FTA, TMAC, and NIST MEP, are sponsoring a B2B Matchmaking event in conjunction with the APTA Expo at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 8am-5pm. They are actively seeking companies and manufacturers who provide service, maintenance, and components to light metro rail, subway, metro buses, and metro shuttles to join us for a business speed dating forum. Transit OEMs who will be attending are: Nova Bus, New Flyer, Cummins, Kawasaki, Alstom Transport, BAE Systems, Proterra, BYD Motors, and Gillig. This is a great chance for a manufacturer or business to...
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National Prescription Take-Back Day

To help the public properly dispose of unused or expired medication, the Drug Enforcement Administration is partnering with the Mayor's Office and the Houston Police Department (HPD) to host the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. All tablets, capsules and solid dosage forms will be collected (intravenous solutions, injectables and syringes will not be accepted). This event will be held at several locations nationwide on Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To find the location nearest to you, go to http://www.dea.gov and click on the "got drugs" link. This service is free, anonymous and open to all. Citizens...
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