As Tropical Storm Harvey continues to bring historic rainfall to east Texas, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) crews are navigating the floodwaters by truck and boat to make streamflow measurements that will help determine the depth and extent of the catastrophic flooding now underway.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Texas Central railroad company reached agreement to work together on an economic development and jobs-creating plan for a bullet train that will revolutionize travel in the state.
The City of Houston awarded TransCore a $33.6 million contract to design and build an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) that will be deployed across 489 intersections throughout the city.
Texas Central said it reached option agreements on about 30 percent of the parcels estimated to be needed for a bullet train’s route between North Texas and Houston.
The City of Houston will be advertising for bid in December 2016 the first three segments of a new 16.5 mile Northeast Transmission Waterline.