Daily Archives: November 20, 2005

Endorsement watch: Runoff recommendations

Unlike the November election, the Chron wastes no time in handing out endorsements for the December 10 runoffs. In half of the races, they get to stick with the person they touted originally: Jay Aiyer in City Council At Large … Continue reading Continue reading

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Bell County Watch

Via Eye on Williamson, there’s a new progressive blog in Central Texas called Bell County Watch. I hope she can help keep us all up on what’s happening in her county as EoW has done in his. Welcome aboard! Continue reading

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The far west frontier

I’m not surprised that the Grand Parkway out in west Houston/Katy is spurring lots of new development. That was the whole reason for the Grand Parkway, after all. I’m just amused by this: For now, the area lacks the level … Continue reading Continue reading

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Progress on I-45 expansion

After getting a promise to communicate with them better and to try to avoid taking new right-of-way, the Transportation Policy Council of the Houston-Galveston Area Council has given its approval to TxDOT’s plans to widen I-45. Resistance to the expansion … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles | 1 Comment