Invitation to Bid: East End Sidewalk Construction

A VOLUNTARY pre-bid conference will be held in the office of GEEMD at 3211 Harrisburg Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77003 on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 10:00 AM. INVITATION TO BID Bid package, which includes plans, specifications, and bid documents, may be obtained at www.civcastusa.com beginning Monday, March 27, 2017.  Documents may be examined in the […]

City of Houston Complete Streets Report

The City of Houston has released its 2016 Annual Report on the Houston Complete Streets and Transportation Plan (HCSTP).   The Annual Report is required by a mayoral Executive Order (E.O. 1-15) and is produced by Houston’s Planning and Development Department in coordination with the Public Works and Engineering (PWE) Department. Complete streets are public roadways […]

East End Grocery Store Survey

Community participation in the East End grocery store survey was overwhelming, with 1,100 on line and hard-copies completed. The link is now deactivated, and our consultants will begin tabulating the results. This information will be valuable in demonstrating the great need in the East End for improved quality, variety, and accessibility to fresh foods and […]

Houston Bike Plan is Released

On February 2, 2017, the Planning Commission recommended approval of the Bike Plan and forwarded the Plan to City Council for consideration, subject to revisions. The revised Bike Plan has been updated and published at houstonbikeplan.org. Key updates include strengthening recommendations regarding public engagement, additional clarification on map legends and bicycle facility types, and additional […]

Design Work in Progress for Enhanced Mobility

GEEMD and the staff of Jones & Carter, Inc. have design work underway for more new sidewalks and pedestrian amenities to be constructed under a new grant that will enhance mobility for the disabled and elderly and the community at large.  The improvements will improve access to Metro services and other key community destinations, local […]

East End Transit Options: Mobility Houston Report

GEEMD participated in a review of transportation options entitled “Mobility Houston” in 2016 that included East End transit-dependent neighborhoods. District president Diane Schenke recently spoke with Houston Public Radio’s Gail Delaughter about pedestrian and bicycle access and transit options. The Mobility Houston final report is included in the interview.  

METRO Releases Transit-Oriented Development Study

As Houston’s population grows, METRO is also expanding its transit network to meet the region’s transportation needs. More and more residents are seeking walkable neighborhoods with access to transit. The completion of METRO’s Red, Purple, and Green light-rail lines, along with the redesigning of the local bus network in 2015, gives both public and private […]

GEEMD Annual Report and Public Hearing

The Greater East End Management District staff presented the District’s _________ on the East End. Visit the Assessments page on our website for more information about the District’s assessment rate and other sources of revenue.  

Join the Conversation about Plan Houston

This URL, PlanHouston.org, will take you to the website for Plan Houston. As part of the community engagement called for in the plan, there is a very brief survey linked to the page in English and in Spanish. The survey is focused on priorities. In addition to selection of projects, there is space for you […]

Crackdown on Illegal Dumping in East End

GEEMD and Precinct 6 Constable’s office are working together to address the problem of illegal dumping in the East End. Cameras are mounted in several different “hot spots” to capture images of this criminal activity. ABC 13 News reported: Crackdown on Illegal Dumping in East End It causes health issues,” says Martin Chavez, the district’s […]