Greater East End Seeks Community Participation in Grocery Store Survey

The Greater East End Management District and other local economic development organizations are seeking to improve the quality of life in the East End and nearby areas, including an appropriate range of grocery stores. Community participation in the following survey will provide valuable information regarding future grocery offerings in this part of Houston. In order […]

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 […]

Bayou Trails Community Art in Mason Park

Please join the Houston Arts Alliance for a conversation about Bayou Trails, a project that is charged with bringing a major art project to Mason Park. Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Mason Park, 541 S. 75th St., 10 am to 11:30 am, Community Center Clubhouse All park users welcome. This is a citizen-driven effort. As […]

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 […]