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Build a Better Bus System.METRO is hosting several public meetings at City of Houston Multi-Service Centers on the agency's draft five-year transit plan. The meetings are "open house" in format and will provide a brief overview of the System Reimagining project and the major changes proposed under the plan. Several stations will be set up at which visitors will be able to learn and discuss aspects of the redesigned system, and to share their comments. Here is the schedule. The redesign...
Plant It Forward Farms is a non-profit organization that is training refugee farmers to run urban farm businesses throughout Houston. They currently operate two farms in Southwest Houston - one at Willowbend and Fondren and one in Westbury. The latest way to purchase their products are farm stands at the following locations: @ Braeswood Church 10595 Fondren Rd, Houston TX 77096 Tuesdays-Sundays 2:30pm-6:30pm @ University of St Thomas 1318 Sul Ross St, Houston TX 77006 Wednesdays 2:30pm-6:30pm Saturdays 10:00am-2:00pm @ Westbury Community Garden 12581 Dunlap St, Houston TX 77035 Saturdays 9:00am-5:00pm Sundays 10:00am-6:00pm For more information contact Colleen O’Donnell with Plant It...Read more
COUNCIL MEMBER ROBINSON: USE OF CENTERPOINT CORRIDORS WILL EXPAND HOUSTONIANS’ TRANSPORTATION AND RECREATIONAL OPTIONS Houston City Council has approved an agreement for Hike and Bike Trails with CenterPoint Energy. The agreement will allow the City to construct pedestrian and bicycle trails on CenterPoint’s Transmission Corridors. Use of CenterPoint’s transmission corridors will complement the Bayou Greenways system in providing enhanced access for pedestrians, bicyclists, and alternative transportation savvy Houstonians. Since the Bayou Greenways largely run east/west, the use of the CenterPoint transmission corridors improves Houstonians’ ability to travel on a north/south basis. The Houston Parks Board will begin fundraising for additional hike and...Read more
Servicing 25,000 pre-registered children from various Houston-Region School Districts • Backpacks • School Supplies • Immunizations • Haircut vouchers • Vision screenings • Other services Due to limited school supplies, this event is only open to pre-registered elementary school students (K-5th grade) who reside inside the City of Houston. For additional information and to register, visit www.houstontx.gov or call 832.393.0939 REGISTRATION CLOSES JULY 18, 2014, OR ONCE CAPACITY IS REACHED....Read more