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H-GAC Transportation Survey – asking for your assistance

By | February 4th, 2017|Community, Projects|

We are asking for your assistance with a survey CDS is conducting for the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC). It’s a region-wide community survey of public transportation service needs and opinions, including topics such as ride sharing, local bus service, park and ride service, and other types of public transportation services. We’ve conducted a phone survey, [...]

Police and Community Relations Forum, Feb. 11

By | February 4th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

As you are aware, police and community relations has been at the forefront of our nation over the past couple years. All over the country we have seen unfortunate events of excessive force by officers and a lack of respect from civilians. In Harris County we have a newly elected Sheriff, District Attorney, and appointed [...]

New Year Letter from Chairwoman Patricia Maddox

By | January 26th, 2017|Community, Uncategorized|

Welcome to a new year and a new beginning in the Spring Branch Management District. As a community, we have so much to celebrate from the year past, and so much to anticipate in 2017. Last year, the District completed and approved a comprehensive plan that will lead the way for many accomplishments and improvements [...]

The West Houston Pulse Survey – Your Help is Requested

By | January 24th, 2017|Community|

HWCOC is in the second year of our broad survey of West Houston business leaders (across all business sectors). The survey will provide insight into hiring, investment, and borrowing plans for 2017. This survey will help analyze what West Houston businesses plan to do in the face of their view of the economic playing field [...]

Disaster Response Availability Request for Greater Houston Area

By | January 18th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

Dear Red Crossers, Over the past 24 hours we’ve experience severe weather across the Greater Houston area. Currently we have a number of road closures, effected highways and luckily minimal structure damage. The unfortunate part of this storm is we are expecting more rain over the next 24 hours. The Houston EOC has been activated [...]

My Spring Branch: Mary White

By | January 18th, 2017|Community, My Spring Branch, Uncategorized|

Mary White is the director of the East Spring Branch Food Pantry on the campus of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. When was the pantry founded? It was started in 1972 as a special program to serve families for Thanksgiving, and then it evolved into a pantry. Then two years ago we raised over $150,000 and [...]

Houston TranStar: Don’t Be Ridiculous

By | January 17th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

As we enter the New Year, it’s important to commit to positive resolutions. Distracted driving causes more than 10,000 accidents each year in Harris County alone. Houston TranStar’s newly released Public Service Announcement, Don’t Be Ridiculous, depicts the outrageous driving behavior we see on our roadways. Although the actions in the spot are exaggerated (i.e. [...]