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  • July 21, 2021 -- Mayor Turner's statement on TxDOT's I-45 NHHIP survey

  • June 16, 2021 -- Mayor Turner Announces Freedmen's Town as City's First Heritage District

  • March 15, 2021 -- First Street Patio Opens as a Part of More Space: Main Street Program

  • March 8, 2021 -- Council Member Abbie Kamin and Planning Department Bring Street Safety Improvements to Montrose and Midtown Neighborhoods

  • December 16, 2020 -- City Council Votes to Strengthen the Hazardous Enterprises Ordinance

  • December 16, 2020 -- Mayor Turner launches Vision Zero Action Plan to eliminate traffic deaths in Houston by 2030

  • December 10, 2020 -- Mayor Sylvester Turner Announces City Council Support for Phase 2 Complete Communities Action Plans

  • December 8, 2020 -- Mayor Turner sends letter to TxDOT on the North Houston Highway Improvement Project

  • November 19, 2020 -- More Space: Main Street Program Aims to Boost Business, Outdoor Dining Spaces for Downtown Restaurants

  • October 29, 2020 -- Halloween Bike Lane Demonstration Rolls Through Gulfton

  • October 5, 2020 -- City of Houston and Resilient Houston Recognized with Top Awards for Planning and Resilience

  • September 16, 2020 -- New Livable Places Initiative to Create More Opportunities for Walkability, Affordability and Equity

  • August 6, 2020 -- City Council Approves Walkable/TOD Ordinance Changes to Encourage Walkable Development

  • August 5, 2020 -- City of Houston Announces the "More Space" Program

  • June 12, 2020 -- City Launches New Slow Streets Pilot Project

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    Last Updated: June 25, 2021