A state lawmaker has asked the attorney general to weigh in on whether the state's transportation agency can use voter-approved funds to rebuild or expand highways that will also include toll lanesalongside them.
In addition to replacing clothes and finding new places to live, many in southeast Texas must repair vehicles or buy new cars. But not being able to get to work for more than three weeks makes that a challenge.
Nowhere was Hurricane Harvey's devastation felt more than Aransas County, which has had one storm-related death and has had many buildings severely damaged. The region's difficult physical — and emotional — recovery is underway.
The evacuation ahead of Hurricane Rita in 2005 was marked by crowded roads and frustrated residents. But state officials say they're better prepared now. Read our seven-part "Road From Rita" series from 2015, done in collaboration with the Beaumont Enterprise.
Once the lone dissident against an army of elected officials, the land-use attorney made a name for herself pushing back against North Texas' long-planned Trinity Parkway. After 11 years, her fight paid off.
In East Texas, 86-year-old Clara Crawford shuttles kids to a summer meal program at the local community center. In the Panhandle, Kay Calvert and a group of volunteers want to revive a similar program in tiny Quitaque.
Mandy Mann thought she had paid her dues for a 2009 traffic stop. But six years later, the Waco mom was stopped and arrested — for failing to comply with the state's troubled Driver Responsibility Program.
A year after the company that operates a portion of Texas highway with the country's fastest speed limit filed for bankruptcy, the firm has new ownership and has exited bankruptcy, company officials announced Wednesday.
In rare move, the Dallas City Council replaced half of its appointees to one of the state's largest transit boards as city officials push for more investment in improving bus service over building out its regional rail network.