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Scenic Houston Names Heather Houston as Executive Director

Scenic Houston is embarking on a new chapter as Heather Houston has been selected to be the organization’s new executive director, as of March 2, 2020. Read the full press releases on Chron.com and Community Impact News.

Scenic Houston Names Heather Houston as Executive Director

Scenic Houston is embarking on a new chapter as Heather Houston has been selected to be the organization’s new executive director, as of March 2, 2020. Read the full press releases on Chron.com and Community Impact News.

Scenic Houston plan for more appealing airport corridors wins approval

Going to and from Houston airports will be a more visually appealing experience under changes to the Houston sign code proposed by Scenic Houston and approved by Houston City Council today. The plan designates the freeways between Houston’s airports and central business district as Airport Corridor Districts where new business signage – excluding billboards -

Scenic Houston plan for more appealing airport corridors wins approval

Going to and from Houston airports will be a more visually appealing experience under changes to the Houston sign code proposed by Scenic Houston and approved by Houston City Council today. The plan designates the freeways between Houston’s airports and central business district as Airport Corridor Districts where new business signage – excluding billboards -

Scenic Texas announces 2018 Scenic City Certifications

This month, 13 Texas cities earned certified Scenic City status for demonstrating strong municipal infrastructure standards, through a rigorous assessment process developed by Scenic Texas, Keep Texas Beautiful and 14 other Program Partner organizations. The Scenic City Certification Program offers cities an objective review of existing municipal infrastructure standards as they relate to public roadways and public spaces. The

Scenic Texas announces 2018 Scenic City Certifications

This month, 13 Texas cities earned certified Scenic City status for demonstrating strong municipal infrastructure standards, through a rigorous assessment process developed by Scenic Texas, Keep Texas Beautiful and 14 other Program Partner organizations. The Scenic City Certification Program offers cities an objective review of existing municipal infrastructure standards as they relate to public roadways and public spaces. The

Scenic Houston holds ribbon cutting ceremony for Broadway/Hobby Corridor Redevelopment Project

City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and other dignitaries gather for celebration     HOUSTON – January 12, 2017 – Scenic Houston held a ribbon cutting ceremony today for the Broadway/Hobby Corridor Redevelopment Project, a nearly two-mile-long portion of Broadway Street connecting Hobby Airport and Interstate 45. Joined by Mayor Sylvester Turner, City of Houston officials

Scenic Houston holds ribbon cutting ceremony for Broadway/Hobby Corridor Redevelopment Project

City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and other dignitaries gather for celebration     HOUSTON – January 12, 2017 – Scenic Houston held a ribbon cutting ceremony today for the Broadway/Hobby Corridor Redevelopment Project, a nearly two-mile-long portion of Broadway Street connecting Hobby Airport and Interstate 45. Joined by Mayor Sylvester Turner, City of Houston officials

Houston Area cities recognized for excellence in scenic standards: El Campo, Pearland, Richmond and Webster

Twenty-three Texas municipalities have been awarded Scenic City Certification through the Scenic City Certification Program, a project of Scenic Texas.   The Scenic City program supports and recognizes cities for commitment to high-quality scenic standards for public roadways and public spaces. Nine cities are now certified for the first time, and 14 are re-certifying or upgrading

Houston Area cities recognized for excellence in scenic standards: El Campo, Pearland, Richmond and Webster

Twenty-three Texas municipalities have been awarded Scenic City Certification through the Scenic City Certification Program, a project of Scenic Texas.   The Scenic City program supports and recognizes cities for commitment to high-quality scenic standards for public roadways and public spaces. Nine cities are now certified for the first time, and 14 are re-certifying or upgrading

New Studies Indicate Digital Billboards Compromise Driver Safety: New studies confirm the evidence 

A review of recent research on driver distraction near digital billboards finds increased evidence the bright, constantly changing digital billboards negatively impact traffic safety. The compendium highlights new studies proving digital billboards are attracting longer and more frequent glances from drivers than do static signs. The compendium’s author, engineering psychologist Jerry Wachtel of the Veridian Group, said

New Studies Indicate Digital Billboards Compromise Driver Safety: New studies confirm the evidence 

A review of recent research on driver distraction near digital billboards finds increased evidence the bright, constantly changing digital billboards negatively impact traffic safety. The compendium highlights new studies proving digital billboards are attracting longer and more frequent glances from drivers than do static signs. The compendium’s author, engineering psychologist Jerry Wachtel of the Veridian Group, said

Scenic Houston Announces Broadway/Hobby Corridor Redevelopment Project Given the Green Light

$4.9 million raised to dramatically transform the appearance of this major thoroughfare HOUSTON– January 12, 2016 – Scenic Houston today announced a major plan for enhancing the visual appeal of the nearly two-mile-long Broadway/Hobby corridor connecting Hobby Airport and Interstate 45. $4.9 million of the $7.5 million budget for enhancements has been raised through private

Scenic Houston Announces Broadway/Hobby Corridor Redevelopment Project Given the Green Light

$4.9 million raised to dramatically transform the appearance of this major thoroughfare HOUSTON– January 12, 2016 – Scenic Houston today announced a major plan for enhancing the visual appeal of the nearly two-mile-long Broadway/Hobby corridor connecting Hobby Airport and Interstate 45. $4.9 million of the $7.5 million budget for enhancements has been raised through private

20 Texas Cities Earn Scenic City Certification in 2015

Twenty (20) Texas municipalities have been awarded Scenic City Certification by the Scenic City Certification Program of Scenic Texas in 2015. Seven are certified for the first time, and 13 are re-certifying their status, bringing the total certified cities in Texas to 58. Scenic Houston is a proud Program Partner of the Scenic City Certification

20 Texas Cities Earn Scenic City Certification in 2015

Twenty (20) Texas municipalities have been awarded Scenic City Certification by the Scenic City Certification Program of Scenic Texas in 2015. Seven are certified for the first time, and 13 are re-certifying their status, bringing the total certified cities in Texas to 58. Scenic Houston is a proud Program Partner of the Scenic City Certification

Scenic Houston Working to Improve Broadway Street

Scenic Houston is working with the Hobby Area District, City of Houston, TxDOT, and other key organizations to transform the two mile Broadway Street airport corridor connecting William P. Hobby Airport to I-45. A fresh, attractive Broadway will provide a much needed “Welcome to Houston.” Read the Houston Chronicle article to learn more about the

Scenic Houston Working to Improve Broadway Street

Scenic Houston is working with the Hobby Area District, City of Houston, TxDOT, and other key organizations to transform the two mile Broadway Street airport corridor connecting William P. Hobby Airport to I-45. A fresh, attractive Broadway will provide a much needed “Welcome to Houston.” Read the Houston Chronicle article to learn more about the

Conroe Declares Billboard-free ETJ

North Houston Association, Scenic Houston and City of Conroe Cooperation On March 11, 2015, the City of Conroe passed an amendment to its sign ordinance to extend Conroe’s prohibition on new billboards to include its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).  Conroe took this action in light of Grand Parkway construction.  The North Houston Association and Scenic Houston had

Conroe Declares Billboard-free ETJ

North Houston Association, Scenic Houston and City of Conroe Cooperation On March 11, 2015, the City of Conroe passed an amendment to its sign ordinance to extend Conroe’s prohibition on new billboards to include its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).  Conroe took this action in light of Grand Parkway construction.  The North Houston Association and Scenic Houston had

Streetmix: A Streetscape Design Tool

Scenic Houston is excited to spread the news about Streetmix, a user-friendly, interactive tool for streetscape design.  Streetmix allows users to build and/or redesign streetscapes using adjustable streetscape features including sidewalks, bus lanes, bike lanes, planting strips, lighting, etc.  We see Streetmix as a helpful tool for streetscape visualization in Houston which can be easily

Streetmix: A Streetscape Design Tool

Scenic Houston is excited to spread the news about Streetmix, a user-friendly, interactive tool for streetscape design.  Streetmix allows users to build and/or redesign streetscapes using adjustable streetscape features including sidewalks, bus lanes, bike lanes, planting strips, lighting, etc.  We see Streetmix as a helpful tool for streetscape visualization in Houston which can be easily

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Scenic Houston is thrilled to invite you to our Scenic Mornings breakfast -- at no cost to you! Join us Tuesday, March 23rd at 8:30 a.m. for an engaging conversation about Buffalo Bayou -- arguably one of the most naturally beautiful spaces in Houston. With its copious trees, bountiful wildlife, miles of running and biking trails and natural landscape, this urban “river” provides a space for Houstonians to enjoy the outdoors, exercise, experience nature and breathe. This remarkable green space and water source has remained an oasis for Houstonians. Please join Scenic Houston and our esteemed panel of experts as we discuss the history and design of the bayou, responsible development around the bayou and threats to eliminate this beautiful oasis.

Click here to register! bit.ly/3pMwRIp

#myscenichouston #buffalobayou #scenicmornings #houstontexas #htx #htown #houstonians
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Scenic Houston is thrilled to invite you to our Scenic Mornings breakfast -- at no cost to you! Join us Tuesday, March 23rd at 8:30 a.m. for an engaging conversation about Buffalo Bayou -- arguably one of the most naturally beautiful spaces in Houston.   With its copious trees, bountiful wildlife, miles of running and biking trails and natural landscape, this urban “river” provides a space for Houstonians to enjoy the outdoors, exercise, experience nature and breathe.  This remarkable green space and water source has remained an oasis for Houstonians.  Please join Scenic Houston and our esteemed panel of experts as we discuss the history and design of the bayou, responsible development around the bayou and threats to eliminate this beautiful oasis.

Click here to register! https://bit.ly/3pMwRIp

#myscenichouston #buffalobayou #scenicmornings #houstontexas #htx #htown #houstonians

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Our friends at Houston-Galveston Area Council have compiled a list of resources available to those in need as our area recovers from the damages caused by Winter Storm Uri.We are committed to helping our region recover from the damages caused by Winter Storm Uri. If you are a local government or a resident in need of assistance, visit h-gac.com/winter-storm for a list of resources available to you. ... See MoreSee Less

Our friends at Houston-Galveston Area Council have compiled a list of resources available to those in need as our area recovers from the damages caused by Winter Storm Uri.

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METRO will temporarily suspend operations all transit services beginning Monday, Feb. 15 due to freezing weather across the region. METROLift, METRO HOV/HOT lanes and the METRO RideStore will also be closed. For more details, visit
content.govdelivery.com/accounts/TXMETRO/bulletins/2c0c97cMETRO will temporarily suspend operations of all transit services beginning Monday, Feb. 15 through Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 due to freezing weather across the region. METRO HOV/HOT lanes and the METRO RideStore will also be closed. All METROLift trips scheduled for those dates will be cancelled. Customers should contact the METROLift Reservations Center to reschedule trips. METRO's Customer Service Call Center will remain open normal hours, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily.
METRO's services will resume only when it is safe to do so, and this may be a gradual return based on weather conditions.
These proactive measures are being taken to protect the health and safety of the Authority's customers and employees and are in full support and cooperation with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo as they ask residents to stay off the roads until conditions improve.
Riders are asked to monitor METRO's Twitter and Facebook pages for timely information regarding transit service. METRO also offers real-time information through its service alerts system.
Please note the following:
• METRO advises riders to monitor local media and the National Weather Service for weather updates.
• Current roadway conditions are available on TranStar’s Real-Time Traffic Map.
• These entities are sharing resources with METRO to serve the area: Harris County, the city of Houston and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Their websites provide information about safety, weather, traffic and more during emergencies.
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METRO will temporarily suspend operations all transit services beginning Monday, Feb. 15 due to freezing weather across the region. METROLift, METRO HOV/HOT lanes and the METRO RideStore will also be closed. For more details, visit
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/TXMETRO/bulletins/2c0c97c
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