Our coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic examines the disease's effects on Houston and the surrounding region, both now and once the outbreak is over.

COVID-19 has hit Houstonians harder financially than NYC, LA and Chicago residents

More than 60% of households in Houston say they’ve faced serious financial problems because of the coronavirus pandemic. Those problems include using up all or most of their savings (41%) and serious problems paying their credit card bills, loans or other debt (41%), according to a five-part polling series examining the health and economic impact of the coronavirus on households in the four largest U.S. cities — New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston.

What transit equity means to a transit-dependent rider in a car-centric city

LINK Houston advocates for a robust and equitable transportation network so that all people can reach opportunity. We believe that transportation — how we get to where we need to go — should not be a barrier to accessing opportunities. For many Black communities and other communities of color across Houston, a lack of equitable investments continues to perpetuate long-standing and racial disadvantages. LINK Houston is working to change that system by shaping transportation-related policies through data analysis and community engagement.