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Midtown is becoming more bike-friendly

It seems everywhere you look these days there are improvements underway to make it safer and more comfortable to zoom around town on a bicycle. Houston is quickly becoming known as a bike-friendly city, and Midtown Houston is playing a role in the transformation.  “Our goal is to create safe and equitable corridors to accommodate multimodal

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Building affordably without sacrificing efficiency in the 3rd Ward

Affordable and environmentally friendly are often mutually exclusive. Not so with the affordable housing program the Midtown Redevelopment Authority (MRA) and the Center for Civic and Public Policy Improvement (CCPPI) have brought to Houston’s Greater Third Ward.  How energy efficient are these homes? “Ten years ago, building green in affordable housing was unheard of,” said MRA Real Estate Manager

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