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 […]

Guadalupe Plaza Park Now Open

The East End community celebrated the opening of Guadalupe Plaza Park on July 30, renovated under the TIGER grant funding awarded to the City of Houston in 2012. Thank you to all of our neighbors and guests, Mayor Turner and Council Members, local and state elected officials, the Houston Parks & Recreation Department, and our […]

Harrisburg Overpass Open to Vehicle Traffic

The Harrisburg Overpass opened to vehicular traffic July 19, 2016. Intermittent lane closures on the bridge will be necessary for public safety. Beginning Wednesday, July 20, 2016 the West side of the bridge will be closed from 6 am to 6 pm for approximately 3 weeks. After 6 pm both lanes will be open for […]

Hiring Farmers Market Assistant

The East End Street Market, recently recognized as the second largest fresh foods and artisan market in Houston, is seeking qualified applicants for a market assistant. Download the Farmers Market Assistant job description. Resumes can be emailed to Rosyne Wimbish