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Media Alert on Flood Warning System

Jul 23rd, 2018


MEDIA EVENT -- July 25, 2018 - - Media Contact: Dinah Massie - 713-881-3311 - - Houston TranStar Releases Flood Warning System for Local Roads - Innovative tool could save lives - - Officials at Houston TranStar have released an innovative roadway flood warning feature to help travelers plan trips and avoid flooded local roadways during rain events. The feature is available on TranStar’s real-time traffic map on the website and mobile app. - - “Although the Tr ...   more

   2018-07-25 Media Alert Flood Warning System.pdf

H-GAC Announces the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program

Jul 9th, 2018


July 9, 2018 - - Contact: - Kim Padgett / 713.588.4130 / kim@thepadgettgroup.com - - H-GAC Announces the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program - - HOUSTON – The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) announced today the launch of the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program, which provides no-cost towing for vehicles that break down from mechanical failure while traveling within the City of Houston on freeways with camera coverage. - - The regional quick clearance progr ...   more

Houston TranStar: Stay Safe in Your Vehicle

Feb 6th, 2018


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dinah Massie - Feb. 6, 2018 713-881-3000 - - Houston TranStar Cautions Motorists: When Stranded, Stay in Your Car - - A flat on the freeway, icy overpasses, extreme temperatures that overheat your engine, or a fender bender that causes you to pull to the side of the road: Possibilities for unexpected roadway incidents are as many as parts of a car. However, if you find yourself stranded on Houston-area roadways, you can plan to stay ...   more

   2018-02-06 Stay Safe in Your Vehicle.pdf

Website Records Shatter Hurricane Ike's

Sep 20th, 2017


MEDIA RELEASE - - September 20, 2017 - Contact: - - Dinah Massie - 713-881-3311 - - - Hurricane Harvey Activity Smashes Website’s Previous Records - Houston TranStar’s Website was ‘hardened’ in advance to prevent crashes, keep going - - Houston TranStar’s website, www.houstontranstar.org, proved itself a trusted, reliable information resource for travel conditions as Hurricane Harvey bore down, dumped some 50 inches of rain, and finally moved on, leaving the region l ...   more

   2017 Hurricane Harvey Web Stats Media Release.docx

West Harris County Upcoming Road Openings

Sep 11th, 2017


H A R R I S C O U N T Y - Transportation and Planning Division - - For Immediate Release - - HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS—Harris County Transportation and Planning Division would like to inform commuters that there are projected opening dates for roads that have been closed as a result of substantial flooding within the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs. Projected Road Openings* - Addicks Reservoir: - Clay Road including North Eldridge Parkway north of Clay Road/September 15 Nor ...   more

   Harris County_Projected Road Openings_Addicks Barker Reservoirs 09-11-17.pdf

West Harris County Upcoming Road Openings

Sep 11th, 2017


H A R R I S C O U N T Y - Transportation and Planning Division - - For Immediate Release - - HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS—Harris County Transportation and Planning Division would like to inform commuters that there are projected opening dates for roads that have been closed as a result of substantial flooding within the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs. Projected Road Openings* - Addicks Reservoir: - Clay Road including North Eldridge Parkway north of Clay Road/September 15 Nor ...   more

   Harris County_Projected Road Openings_Addicks Barker Reservoirs 09-11-17.pdf

Harris County Signal Status; Officials Urge Caution at Flashing Lights

Sep 4th, 2017


H A R R I S C O U N T Y Transportation and Planning-Traffic Signal Maintenance - For Immediate Release - HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS—Since Hurricane Harvey, the Harris County Traffic Signal Maintenance teams have been working to bring full restoration to all damaged Harris County-operated traffic signals. Harris County is committed to keeping commuters safe and informed about our signal restoration efforts. - - As of Monday afternoon, we estimate that approximately 96% of the 900 ...   more

   Harris County Traffic Signal Restoration Update_09.04.17.pdf

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