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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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Nicer weather has arrived in Houston and it's the perfect time to get out and explore! Located just 15 miles north of Downtown on Lake Houston, Alexander Deussen Park, 12303 Sonnier St, Houston, TX 77044, offers visitors a destination with enough space and wildlife that you might even forget you’re still in bustling Harris County Precinct One. This expansive park features picnic areas, a 2.5-mile jogging trail with workout equipment, a dog park, covered pavilions and playgrounds, three multi-purpose fields, a senior center, a water gazebo and more. #myscenichouston #scenichouston #alexanderdeussenpark #houstonparks #HarrisCounty #harriscountyprecinct1 ... See MoreSee Less

Nicer weather has arrived in Houston and its the perfect time to get out and explore!  Located just 15 miles north of Downtown on Lake Houston, Alexander Deussen Park, 12303 Sonnier St, Houston, TX 77044,  offers visitors a destination with enough space and wildlife that you might even forget you’re still in bustling Harris County Precinct One. This expansive park features picnic areas, a 2.5-mile jogging trail with workout equipment, a dog park, covered pavilions and playgrounds, three multi-purpose fields, a senior center, a water gazebo and more. #myscenichouston #scenichouston #alexanderdeussenpark #houstonparks #HarrisCounty #harriscountyprecinct1

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If Metro can get me to and from I'll consider it. I do not drive. 😀

2 weeks ago

Scenic Houston

Scenic Houston is thrilled to offer our first-ever Scenic Mornings breakfast event at no cost to you! Join us tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. for an engaging and enlightening conversation about what transportation in Houston can look like in the future. Our panelists will tackle the topic of how Houston can become a more multi-modal city and what impact that will have on our economy, image and overall scenic profile.

Panelists include:
Jonathan Brinsden, CEO, Midway Team
David Fields, Chief Transportation Planner, Cityof Houston
Dr. Carol Lewis, Professor of Transportation Studies, Texas Southern University
Amar Mohite, Director, Planning and Infrastructure, Harris County Precinct One

Moderator: Bill Odle, President of TBG Partners and Vice Chair, Scenic Houston

Click here to register today! scenichouston.org/scenic-mornings/

#myscenichouston #scenichouston #houstontransportation #multimodal #houstoneconomy #houstontexas #htx #htown #publicspaces #openspaces #HoustonEconomy #scenicmornings
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Scenic Houston is thrilled to offer our first-ever Scenic Mornings breakfast event at no cost to you! Join us tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. for an engaging and enlightening conversation about what transportation in Houston can look like in the future. Our panelists will tackle the topic of how Houston can become a more multi-modal city and what impact that will have on our economy, image and overall scenic profile. 

Panelists include:
Jonathan Brinsden, CEO, Midway Team
David Fields, Chief Transportation Planner, Cityof Houston
Dr. Carol Lewis, Professor of Transportation Studies, Texas Southern University
Amar Mohite, Director, Planning and Infrastructure, Harris County Precinct One

Moderator: Bill Odle, President of TBG Partners and Vice Chair, Scenic Houston

Click here to register today! https://scenichouston.org/scenic-mornings/

#myscenichouston #scenichouston #houstontransportation #multimodal #houstoneconomy #houstontexas #htx #htown #publicspaces #openspaces #HoustonEconomy  #scenicmornings

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Too bad I will be at work, or I'd watch. 😀

2 weeks ago

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Thank you to the men and women for their selfless service to this country. We salute you. ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to the men and women for their selfless service to this country. We salute you.

2 weeks ago

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Bill Odle, President of TBG Partners joined the firm in 1995 and has contributed to TBG Partners growth and success in numerous ways over the past two-plus decades. After originally joining the firm’s Austin studio, Bill served as TBG Houston’s Managing Principal for 15 years before becoming Strategic Planning Director, which allowed him to chart and navigate a purposeful plan of action for TBG at the local office and firm-wide levels. He maintains robust involvement in professional and community-focused organizations like Scenic Houston, serving as First Vice-Chair, as well as the Urban Land Institute, for which he serves in a leadership capacity at both the national and regional levels.

Cozy up with your favorite cup of coffee and breakfast and join us for this engaging and enlightening conversation about what transportation in Houston can look like in the future. Mr. Odle is moderating our esteemed panel and will drive the conversation to discuss the topic of how Houston can become a more multi-modal city and what impact that will have on our economy, image and overall scenic profile.

Scenic Houston is thrilled to offer these educations series at no cost to you! But we hope you will consider making a tax-deductible donation to help support future education initiatives like this one. Register today! bit.ly/3kbqvPZ
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Bill Odle, President of TBG Partners joined the firm in 1995 and has contributed to TBG Partners growth and success in numerous ways over the past two-plus decades. After originally joining the firm’s Austin studio, Bill served as TBG Houston’s Managing Principal for 15 years before becoming Strategic Planning Director, which allowed him to chart and navigate a purposeful plan of action for TBG at the local office and firm-wide levels. He maintains robust involvement in professional and community-focused organizations like Scenic Houston, serving as First Vice-Chair, as well as the Urban Land Institute, for which he serves in a leadership capacity at both the national and regional levels.

Cozy up with your favorite cup of coffee and breakfast and join us for this engaging and enlightening conversation about what transportation in Houston can look like in the future. Mr. Odle is moderating our esteemed panel and will drive the conversation to discuss the topic of how Houston can become a more multi-modal city and what impact that will have on our economy, image and overall scenic profile. 

Scenic Houston is thrilled to offer these educations series at no cost to you!  But we hope you will consider making a tax-deductible donation to help support future education initiatives like this one. Register today! https://bit.ly/3kbqvPZ
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