Streets and Infrastructure
How do we maintain the backbone of our transportation system?
Whether it’s the streets we work and play on or the freeways that bring us in and out of the city, road infrastructure is the backbone of Houston’s mobility system. Whether you’d think a new traffic light could help a problematic intersection or have an idea for where Houston’s next highway should be, no idea is too big or small for this forum! Share with us your ideas on how Houston’s road system could be improved.
Install a traffic light at Kendall Library on Eldridge Parkway. It is almost impossible to enter or leave the library parking lot , and extremely dangerous to try to cross Eldridge on foot.
Buffalo speedway that runs from 610 to S. Breaswood Blvd is a vital, yet neglected street in Houston. This street is utterly atrocious. This street is overrepresented with potholes and is deeply fractured. This street could be utilized better because…
Greenbriar Dr. that runs from 59 to Holcombe is a vital, yet neglected street in Houston. This street is utterly atrocious. This street is overrepresented with potholes and is deeply fractured. This street could be utilized better because it gives…
Progressive planners agree that cities are most pleasant to live and work in when they are built around people, not cars.
As a new-ish Houston resident I'm heartened by the dense and mixed-use residential housing being constructed around town, but…
Underpass flooding [motorist and pedestrian safety]
From time to time Houston receives tremendous rainfall which results in major flooding of underpasses and roadways. Why not, place monitoring sensors along vulnerable underpasses and roadways to monitor water levels. Once the sensors…