Cigna Sunday Streets Thanks Local First Responders and Public Servants Post-Harvey

Cigna Sunday Streets kicked off its 2017 Fall Series by returning to the popular Washington Avenue neighborhood on Sunday October 1st and it did not disappoint!

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Houston Chronicle highlights SSHTX participants

It was a beautiful day this past October 4th, blue skies and fluffy white clouds as far as the eye can see. Houstonians put their best foot forward as they ran, walked, and cycled up and down Washington avenue enjoying the first Cigna Sunday Streets of the fall season. You can tell how big Sunday […]

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BOSTON, COLUMBUS, DETROIT, INDY, MINNEAPOLIS, HOUSTON, DENVER & SEATTLE ALL UNVEIL PROTECTED LANES

Michael Andersen, Green Lane Project staff writer Shelby Street in Indianapolis is a model for that city’s two latest protected-lane projects. Spring is three weeks away, and that means it’s time for one of American cities’ newest rituals: announcing the year’s protected bike lane construction plans. Every few days over the last month, another U.S. […]

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Rehearsing Possibilities: Sunday Streets HTX in the East End and Fifth Ward

OffCite Though last weekend’s Sunday Streets HTX was not quite as lively with participants or as busy with the pop-up shenanigans of previous ones, it was compelling, all the same. The 1.5-mile route along Navigation Boulevard, connecting the East End and Fifth Ward, showed parts of a city in transition and invited us to experience close-in neighborhoods […]

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This Sunday – East End / 5th Ward

Houston Tomorrow This Sunday, join tens of thousands of Houstonians walking, biking, unicycling, skate boarding, and just hanging out in the open streets at Sunday Streets HTX, brought to you by the City of Houston Health and Human Services Department and Go Healthy Houston. Sunday Streets HTX December 7th from 12 pm to 4 pm East […]

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Play Matters: Sunday Streets in the Third Ward

Cite Magazine Play Matters: Sunday Streets in the Third Ward After every Sunday Streets HTX, I round up photographs and reflect on the event. What stood out for me on November 2 in the Third Ward was the play. Previous routes, especially Westheimer and 19th Street, were compact and lined with businesses, whereas on this last […]

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Sunday Streets – December 7th

American Diabetes Association Houston For those of you who are looking to get active, The Go Healthy Houston Sunday Streets event series has one more date coming up on December 7th in the 5th ward!Sunday Streets is an initiative that closes down Houston streets to vehicles on a Sunday to allow for more pedestrian and […]

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Thousands flock to Sunday Streets event in the Heights

Houston Chronicle People walked, ran, bicycled, danced, hula hooped and socialized Sunday afternoon on a vehicle-free 19th Street in the Heights, as part of Mayor Annise Parker‘s Healthy Houston Initiative. The lively, dog-friendly celebration took place between Shepherd and Heights Boulevard Sunday afternoon. Launched earlier this year, the Sunday Streets pilot program has been so successful […]

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Houston, TX continues to improve streets for all users

It’s little secret that Houston, Texas, is on the rise. From 2000-2010, Census data shows that the city’s metro population grew by 26 percent to 5.95 million people. In 2013, that number had risen to 6.34 million, and the Houston metro expects to add another 1 million residents by 2020. While this growth is exciting, it also […]

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Sunday Streets Returns To The Heights This October

After a successful pilot program last spring, the City of Houston is relaunching “Sunday Streets.”Activities resume October 12 on 19th Street in the Heights. The street will be closed to vehicular traffic from noon to 4:00 p.m., allowing people to walk and bike.We visited 19th Street with Raj Mankad, the editor of Rice Design Alliance’s Cite […]

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