April 2017

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In The News

04/17/2017

Houston’s Energy Corridor Commuters Have a New Travel Option

West Houston's "Missing Mile" is now complete. The Energy Corridor has just opened a new roadway that can help commuters avoid the Katy Freeway.

04/12/2017

Workers complete final segment of Park Row thoroughfare in Energy Corridor

The final segment of the Park Row thoroughfare has opened in the Energy Corridor, making the four-land road now drivable from Dairy Ashford Road at Interstate 10 to the city of Katy.

12/27/2016

West Houston Cyclists Are Getting Some ‘Dutch Junctions’

With its busy feeder roads and crowded thoroughfares, Houston’s Energy Corridor doesn’t seem like the place where you’d ride a bike to work. But a lot of people do, and officials hope a new design project will make the experience safer.

12/21/2016

West Houston Cyclists Are Getting Some ‘Dutch Junctions’

With it's busy feeder roads and crowded thouroughfares, Houston's Energy Corridor doesn't seem like the place where you'd ride a bike to work. But, a lot of people do, and officials hope a new deisgn project will make the experience safer. - Gail Delaughter 

12/7/2016

Energy Corridor District Director: Shell oil and ConocoPhillips moves will alter area

Thousand's of Shell employees will soon be moving in to the company's Energy Corridor campus.

11/30/2016

Going from Campus to Tower

ConocoPhillips moving nearby to 22-story Energy Corridor Building

05/12/2016

North Eldridge Reopens After Flooding Closure

The Harris County Engineering Department has notified The Energy Corridor District that North Eldridge has reopened in...

04/12/2016

Breaking Tradition to Make Connections, Remove Bottlenecks to Mobility

Want to improve mobility and access? We need to rethink our current roadway standards.

03/29/2016

Filling the Gaps for Suburban Commuters

Read about our proposed Fort Bend County transit service

03/3/2016

The Energy Corridor District: Can We Conquer the Great Divide?

Making Intersections Safer for Pedestrians and Cyclists

11/18/2015

ECD woonerf project receives acclaim for innovation

The Energy Corridor District keeps racking up award after award in its forward-thinking efforts to beautify and improve the Houston area...

09/24/2015

New streetscape and 5 other projects changing the Energy Corridor

The Energy Corridor District is hopeful that the redesign of Fortsmith Street is just the start of big things to come...

07/20/2015

Circulator bus services expanding in Houston area

The Energy Corridor, experiencing a building boom, is planning a two-step approach that expands buses into the area and around it.

07/9/2015

The Family Separation Study in The Energy Corridor

Important research project being conducted called The Family Separation Study...

06/23/2015

IHI to relocate to new Energy Corridor digs

IHI E&C, an engineering and construction company serving the energy industry, has signed a lease to occupy 158,050 square feet of office space in West Memorial Place II

05/11/2015

Bike Houston Commuter Stories: Kelly Rector

Kelly Rector is the Transportation Coordinator for the Energy Corridor District and she bikes to work a few times a week from her home in...

02/20/2015

CNBC Features ECD’s Clark Martinson on “Power Lunch” Segment about Oil Prices and Houston’s Economy

One of the top business shows on cable television sent co-anchor Brian Sullivan to Houston recently where he interviewed Clark Martinson...

11/6/2014

Energy Corridor Mega Developments to Come…Slowly

The next wave of Energy Corridor development will be as big as this one, but you’ll need to be patient to see it delivered, according to panelists at Bisnow’s Future of the Energy Corridor...

10/24/2014

Halloween inspires Friday concert by new orchestra

Using Halloween as its musical inspiration, the Energy Corridor of Houston Orchestra is set to perform its debut concert “Minor Madness”

10/6/2014

Energy Corridor a hotbed of car-free transportation planning

Few believe cars will ever give up the top spot among modes of travel in the Energy Corridor - a seven-mile strip along I-10 from Kirkwood to west of Barker Cypress that also includes property south of the freeway along Eld-ridge. Yet many workers are embracing other modes of transportation.

09/17/2014

Energy Corridor District Mulches to Maintain Trees

Drivers along Interstate 10 may have noticed workers spreading mulch among the young trees that line the freeway.

09/15/2014

New CarShare Program Launches in Energy Corridor

One program is hoping to alleviate Houston traffic one car at a time, and if it takes off, it could be available in other areas of Houston

01/27/2014

Mixed-Use Development on 35 Acres in the Heart of Houston’s Energy Corridor

PM Realty Group (PMRG) announced it will lead the redevelopment of a recently purchased 35-continuous-acre tract, the current location of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, in the heart of Houston's Energy Corridor.   The site offers prime frontage along Interstate 10 and Memorial Drive, and borders Terry Hershey Park...

05/2/2013

Energy Corridor District’s 9th annual Bike to Work Day set for May 16

The Energy Corridor District's hardcore cycle commuters and first-timers alike are invited to join in the festivities by showing up

02/8/2013

Focus on West Houston: Energy Corridor, Katy and Westchase

In The Energy Corridor — the fastest-growing submarket in Houston in terms of new commercial construction — office and retail developments under way and proposed are expected to bring 11,250 more employees to the area this year.

02/8/2013

CORE’s Big Energy Corridor Deal

CORE Real Estate just closed on 32 acres along I-10 in The Energy Corridor and is gearing up a large mixed-use project. Will the submarket get some of the retail and hotel uses it's craving?

02/5/2013

The City That Oil Built Gets a Retrofit for The Latest Gusher

HOUSTON -- On the outskirts of this sprawling city's core, Royal Dutch Shell PLC is in the midst of a major expansion of its corporate offices.