Walkable Places Committee

Walkable Places

Mayor Sylvester Turner stated, “Houston is growing in record numbers. More than ever, our citizens want walkable places that connect to parks and activity centers. Our city needs to grow and develop responsibly and efficiently, under the guidance of the Code of Ordinances.”

About the Committee

The committee will consider issues and potential revisions to Chapter 26 and 42 related to planning environments that facilitate walking, and create amenities for the public.

A number of areas in Houston are attracting higher density commercial, office, and multifamily residential developments. These developments present an opportunity to create more vibrant, walkable streets that support alternative modes of transportation. The City’s development ordinances should maximize these opportunities. The Walkable Places Committee will explore how these ordinances should be amended to achieve this objective.

Current Committee Members

  • Mark Kilkenny, Chair
  • Bill Baldwin, Vice Chair
  • Susan Alleman
  • Michelle Ashton
  • Fernando Brave
  • Truman Edminster
  • Bolivar Fraga
  • David Kim
  • Greg LeGrande
  • George Levan
  • Ron Lindsey
  • Isabel Longria
  • John Mooz
  • Phillip Morgan
  • Bradley Pepper
  • Diana Pheifer
  • Abbey Roberson
  • Irma Sanchez
  • Josh Sanders
  • Diane Schenke
  • Sheri Smith, Ph.D.
  • Shaun Thomsen
  • Jane West

Committee Documents

January 17, 2018

January 10, 2018

December 6, 2017

November 8, 2017

November 1, 2017

October 4, 2017

August 9, 2017

June 14, 2017

May 17, 2017

April 5, 2017

March 8, 2017

February 8, 2017

January 11, 2017

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