Houston Strategies

An open dialogue on serious strategies for making Houston a better city, as well as a coalition-builder to make them happen. All comments, email, and support welcome.

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Are we the new "It" city? cars shorten commutes, our donut problem, and more : Big congrats to Mayor Parker for being nominated for this prestigious international best mayor prize. Houston scores impressively well on these metro GDP rankings, especially in recent growth, both as...
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Sep 22
What motivates sprawl? : Cort McMurry at Houstonia gives a bit of a confusing shout out to myself and Opportunity Urbanism (a followup to his previous piece I linked to last week)....
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Sep 15
Smart traffic lights could be our salvation, Scotland vs. Texas secession, the South's secret of success, and more : The smaller misc items have been piling up fast last week... The Wall Street Journal gives national coverage to Judge Emmett's plan to make the Astrodome and indoor park. I am generally not a fan of...
Houston Strategies
Sep 12
Great infographic - 6 reasons everyone is moving to Houston : Just love this infographic and wanted to share it for your enjoyment on a rainy Fri afternoon even though it is going to break the formatting of my blog (if you have trouble reading it, right click on...
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Sep 9
Dallas airport rail not very popular and reducing city corruption : This week we have a couple of followups from my post a couple of weeks ago. First, I criticized Dallas' decision to build a very expensive light rail line to DFW airport, and it doesn't seem to be ge...
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