This Week's Headlines

Local storm debris cleanup continues

Ambulance involved in fatal crash

20th annual Evening of Cuisine set

Multiple purses stolen from vehicles

Teaneck murder suspect still at large

Council members offer assistance

SoHo celebrates 60th anniversary

Constable’s office gives storm advice

State, feds spray for mosquitoes

Harris County Flood Control District focused on flood recovery

E. coli levels fall in new test of Clear Lake waters

Artist comment on abstract show at UHCL Art Gallery

Disaster recovery center opens

CCISD to honor Heroes of Harvey

Mayor urges to report price gouging, scams

Grand opening new industrial education facility

Chamber accepting funds

SJC announces upcoming calendar

PLSR announces schedule changes

More than $1 billion in federal funds OK’d for survivors

Deer Park invite features locals

JFD turnovers costly against MR

Wolverines run past South Houston 52-25

Brook volleyball’s 24-6A battle is real

PISD intermediates get started

BAFL youth season continues

SJC men’s soccer draws Tyler

 

 

Local Transportation Information

Department of Public Safety
Located at 111 Tri-Star, at Highway 3 across from Ellington Field. This office issues Driver Licenses, Learner's permits and official identification cards. The office is open from 8 to 5 Monday through Friday. For information call 281-486-8242.

Houston Airport System
Hobby Airport
Hobby Airport, 7800 Airport Blvd., is used by approximately 8 million passengers annually. The airport is situated on approximately 1300 acres, with 400 improved acres for buildings, aircraft pavement and parking facilities.

Ellington Airport/Ellington Joint Reserve Base
On Highway 3 (Old Galveston Road) is a former military base now owned by the city of Houston. Ellington is used to support military and NASA, to act as a reliever airport for Houston Hobby Airport, to promote general aviation and provide space for airport related activities not requiring direct airfield access.

Metro Bus
The Houston Metro Bus serves the South Belt area with daily transit service from various locations within the area to Almeda Mall, Hobby Airport and downtown with transfers available to many areas including the medical center.

South Belt Park and Ride
The South Belt Park and Ride, 11755 Sabo Road has capacity for approximately 950 vehicles. The facility connects to the High Occupancy Vehicle lane of the Gulf Freeway. It features security, a shelter area and telephone access.

South Belt Pool and Ride
The South Belt Pool and Ride located on the Gulf Freeway between Fuqua and South Belt has capacity for approximately 450 vehicles. It is designed for car and van poolers and has direct access to the HOV lane. It, like the South Belt Park and Ride, features security, a shelter area and telephone access.

The Port of Houston Authority
The Port of Houston has been instrumental in the city of Houston's development as a center of international trade. About 88 steamship lines offer service linking Houston with 1,053 ports in 203 countries. It is also home to a $15 billion petrochemical complex, the largest in the nation and second largest worldwide.