Zona de Juego (Play Zone)

Center for Active Design Project: Zona de Juego Location: De Zavala Park, Houston, TX Size: 600’ Type: Sidewalk graphic Year Completed: November 2013 Project Partners: Design Team: University of Houston College of Architecture Community Design Resource Center Project Owner: City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department Project Partner: Community Transformation Initiative at the Houston Department of Health and Human Services […]

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Street plans call for doing more with less driving room

Houston Chronicle Dunlavy is, at least in theory, a four-lane street between Allen Parkway and U.S. 59. Some drivers question whether the outside lanes really count. Uneven gutters, often filled with debris or small mounds of dirt deposited by passing cars and trucks, line the traffic lanes. Cyclists who brave the road dodge potholes and […]

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Texas Gets Poor Marks on Pedestrian Safety

The Texas Tribune Houston pedestrians better cross with care. The city is the seventh most dangerous in the nation for people on foot, according to a new report from the National Complete Streets Coalition at Smart Growth America, a nonprofit that advocates for neighborhood safety. Texas ranked as the 10th most dangerous state for walking […]

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