Houston Transportation Series: METRORail

In our third Houston Transportation Series YPT Houston and American Society of Civil Engineers met with METRORail on April 17 to discuss and tour their current downtown project "New Downtown: Changing how people connect with downtown." This grand and expansive project will focus on adding three lines to the existing Red Line which is currently … Continue reading Houston Transportation Series: METRORail

YPT Houston and Kimley-Horn discuss Houston’s Pending Transportation Crisis

Houston's Pending Transportation Crisis, a presentation by J. Sam Lott of Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. The Houston Region is facing congestion on our roadways in the coming years that will be on a scale like that of Los Angeles, and travel to, from and within the Urban Core will become increasing difficult and time consuming. … Continue reading YPT Houston and Kimley-Horn discuss Houston’s Pending Transportation Crisis

H-GAC presentation discusses possibility of High-Speed Rail from Houston to Dallas

This afternoon, Texas Central Railway Corp. president (and former Harris County Judge) Robert Eckels presented his case for why he believes Texas is ripe for a high-speed train from Houston to Dallas. In his presentation at the Houston-Galveston Area Council during its "Brown Bag Lunch Series", Mr. Eckels noted factors such as flat geography, an "ideal" … Continue reading H-GAC presentation discusses possibility of High-Speed Rail from Houston to Dallas