Policy Drivers Episode Five: Jeff Taebel

The Farm&City team got to speak with Jeff Taebel for the newest episode of Policy Drivers, the video podcast where we have a chance to talk with officials and community leaders about their work and policy in general. Taebel is the Director of Community and Environmental Planning at the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), where he oversees environmental planning, community enhancement, …

Policy Drivers Episode Four: Adam Greenfield

Adam Greenfield is a local advocate and community organizer in Austin who focuses on the importance of public spaces, walkability, and building communities. Adam combines all of these passions into his organization Built Curious, his leadership roles at BikeAustin and WalkAustin, and as Chair of the City of Austin Pedestrian Advisory Council. If you are interested in these topics or …

Proposed Walkable Places and TOD ordinances will build a more walkable Houston

The Houston City Council will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 21st and 22nd, 2020 to discuss the proposed Walkable Places and transit-oriented development (TOD) city ordinances. The TOD ordinance would apply for TOD areas in Midtown, Emancipation Ave, and Hogan and Lorraine St pilot areas. The proposed ordinances would allow for a more pleasant and walkable city, more affordable …