Daily Archives: December 13, 2008

Galveston takes a step forward on commuter rail

The Galveston City Council has approved a study of a possible commuter rail line from Galveston to Houston. The Federal Transportation Administration will use the analysis to decide whether engineering can begin and Congress will use it to decide whether … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles | 2 Comments

Weingarten’s bait and switch

The construction has been going on for awhile at the River Oaks Shopping Center – you can really see the shape of the structure that will eventually be there. Problem is, it’s not what property owner Weingarten Realty had gotten … Continue reading Continue reading

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“Recycle Ike” winner

We have a winner in the Recycle Ike contest. A team of Rice scientists and students won a city contest Wednesday to devise a new way to recycle tree debris. The winners of Houston’s “Recycle Ike” contest accepted $10,000 in … Continue reading Continue reading

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