Nearly a quarter of Houston’s population was born abroad, giving the city greater access to foreign trade.
Houston METRO's reimagined bus network is working to close service gaps but a new study shows that transit deserts in Houston still exist.
Starting in 2000, the Census offered more flexible choices when it comes to race. Should it offer broader choices on gender too?
By analyzing nearly 8 million 311 reports in New York City, researchers paint a portrait of what drives local tensions.
Increasingly, Texans and their elected officials aren't seeing eye-to-eye. That's not just a coincidence.
Students learn English better when they’re also taught in their native tongue.
Riders say METRO’s Green Line is shaving time off their travel. But some business owners remain skeptical of the project’s merits.
Gauges, radar and modeling help area leaders know whether the Texas Medical Center is at risk of high water.
Developers say as projects take hold in the suburbs, the term may need an updated definition.
A message from the director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research for the month of May.
The slew of candidates vying to become Houston’s next mayor will inevitably spend the next six months giving stump speeches about jobs, infrastructure and public safety.
Hiring Bycer to lead its economic development efforts is part of a new layer of organization for Code for America this year.
METRO’s Green Line began service this weekend in Houston’s East End. But if the community hadn’t demanded better service 40 years ago, it might not have the transit line it now enjoys.
Gensler, the San Francisco-based design and architecture firm, says it’s working with a Chinese company to explore the possibility of producing homes using massive 3D-printers.
Most communities are delighted to make any of the “top city” lists that have become ubiquitous in the media in recent years.