Monthly Archives: March 2015

$104 million in studies gets Metro little

Houston transit officials Thursday wrote off $104 million wasted on multiple studies related to the controversial University and Uptown light rail projects that ultimately stalled due to a lack of funding and fierce opposition from the neighborhoods they would impact. … Continue reading

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New car registration system ‘poorly launched,’ local official says

The official who oversees more vehicle registrations than anyone else in the state gave the state motor vehicle agency a failing grade Monday after another error surfaced in its new inspection and registration system. “It is having an adverse effect … Continue reading

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As parkway segment nears completion, residents plead for sound relief

In the end, officials concluded a noise barrier wouldn’t provide enough protection to enough homes to justify the cost. That was disappointing news in Mossy Oaks, where a core group of families have deep roots. Children who grow up and … Continue reading

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