Monthly Archives: May 2017

City of Houston Launches ParkHouston Mobile Parking App

The City of Houston and Parkmobile, LLC have partnered to launch a custom parking app for mobile payments called ParkHouston. The application allows parkers to use their mobile devices to pay for parking at the 9,200 metered, on-street parking spaces throughout the city. Customers using the ParkHouston app can pay for parking with their smartphones using a free mobile application available for iPhone and Android. “We want parking in Houston to be as easy as possible,” said Mayor Sylvester Turner. “The ParkHouston app lets Houstonians park, pay, and...
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The City of Houston requests your feedback

The City of Houston is collaborating with Rice University to study how people respond to severe weather. We are asking for your help with a study that will take less than 2 minutes. Your information will valuable for helping the City understand how people cope with severe weather. The study is entirely on line and can be accessed from http://brl.rice.edu/storms2017....
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Around the Corner – Spring 2017 Newsletter

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Download the Spring 2017 edition of our 5 Corners Newsletter.

Content:
  • A Word from the Chair
  • Birthday Celebration - Ms. Vivian Harris
  • Congratulations Allen Goodlow, Sr.
  • Councilman Green lays out 2017 plans for district
  • Environmental & Urban Design Committee sees a beautiful future
  • Beautification projects - making every day a beautiful day in the neighborhood
  • Public Safety Committee reports crime prevention efforts get results
  • New public safety officials answer community's questions
  • "We'd love to hear from you!" - 5 Corners District Survey
  • Happy anniversary West Orem YMCA
  • 5 Corners welcomes Solarcity
  • 5 Corners Business...
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GO Neighborhoods is expanding

GO Neighborhoods is Growing!

Dear Partner, We are excited to share that LISC's Great Opportunities (GO) Neighborhoods initiative is expanding in 2017! JOIN US - we are hosting one of two information sessions this Thursday. GO Neighborhoods is a multi-year, place based approach to comprehensive community development. For Houston LISC, GO Neighborhoods is how we help neighbors build strong communities of opportunity. The initiative:
  • Drives investments to under resourced communities
  • Transforms place and people
  • Builds the capacity of local leaders
  • Achieves success through collaboration
  • Engages the community through resident-driven strategies
The initiative launched in 2009, and currently includes...
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