Houston architect and planning advocate Joe Webb joins Nancy and Erin to talk about “Plan Houston,” the city’s first-ever comprehensive planning effort meant to provide a strategic vision for housing, transportation, neighborhoods and other key issues facing the city.
Before a 240-mile train connecting Houston to Dallas becomes a reality, the folks proposing it must convince an unknown number of property owners to sell them their land. The company behind the project, Texas Central, says it has agreements to buy a portion of the land it needs, but it’s facing opposition from some landowners who believe the train will ruin the character of the area. The Chronicle’s transportation reporter Dug Begley joins Nancy and Erin to explain this controversial project that connects business, politics and culture.
If you tried but to rent your house during Super Bowl LI but never had any takers, you're not alone.
Supply of short-term rentals was way up during the week of the big game. Nancy and Erin are joined by Heights resident Sorcha Landau who listed her updated Craftsman bungalow on Airbnb, but it never got booked -- even after she repeatedly dropped the price.