Houston, Spring, Klein, Cypress - The Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ponderosa Forest Utility District and the Cypress Creek Parkway Property Owner’s Association are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a $100,000 Livable Center Study Grant for implementation in 2014 by the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC). H-GAC is the regional planning authority for the thirteen-county Houston-Galveston region serving over 6 million people. Livable Centers are one strategy to address population growth and the ensuing transportation challenges.
Houston, the country’s fourth-largest city, is home to 2.2 million residents, many of whom are transplants. Drawn to what Travel & Leisure readers have deemed one of America’s Favorite Cities, both new and well-established Houstonites enjoy a vibrant cultural scene and mild temperatures year-round that allow great outdoor opportunities for recreation and exploration of the many parks and scenic natural areas.