Local Resources

Newspapers

City of Houston

Harris County

Texas

 

NEWSPAPERS

The Memorial Sun, Spring Branch Edition
Houston Community Newspapers
http://www.msbsun.com/

The Houston Chronicle
http://chron.com/

 

CITY OF HOUSTON

Official City of Houston Website: http://www.houstontx.gov/

Houston Service Helpline: Dial 311, or go to http://www.houstontx.gov/311/

Real-time traffic map for the Houston Area: http://traffic.houstontranstar.org/layers/

I-10 Katy Freeway Expansion information, including up-to-date lane closures.
http://www.katyfreeway.org/index.asp

Katy Corridor Coalition: View alternatives concerning the Katy Freeway expansion and other city-wide issues
http://www.katycorridor.org/

 

HARRIS COUNTY

Harris County Constable Pct. 5
Main Office: 281.492.3600
Non-emergency Dispatch: 281-463-6666

http://www.hctx.net/pct5/default.aspx

Harris County Texas official website
http://www.co.harris.tx.us/

Harris County Appraisal District
http://www.hcad.org/
13013 Northwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77040-6305

Harris County Flood Control District
http://www.hcfcd.org/index.asp?flash=yes

Protesting your property tax before the Appraisal Review Board (ARB) of Harris County
http://www.hcad.org/Process/Protest.asp

Terry Hershey Park – formerly Buffalo Bayou Park
http://www.pct3.hctx.net/PTerry/

Spring Branch Independent School District
http://www.springbranchisd.com/

Metropolitan Transit Authority Of Harris County
http://www.hou-metro.harris.tx.us
Includes nearly 9 miles of Light Rail Transit, 21 Miles of Fixed-Guideway Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), 28 Miles of Commuter Rail Transit (CRT), 40 Miles of Signature Bus Service/Suburban Bus Rapid Transit; information on schedules, fares and services; maps of Park & Ride and Transit Center locations; special event shuttles. Comments/Complaints: 713-658-0180. Online Form. Customer Information Center: 713-635-4000 

TEXAS

Official Texas website
http://www.state.tx.us/

U.S. Geological Survey – State of Texas
http://www.usgs.gov/state/state.asp?State=TX

Red Viewer
http://gis1.tlc.state.tx.us/
RedViewer is a graphic viewing system that displays interactive maps and demographic and election reports for current state house, state senate, U.S.Congressional, and State Board of Education districts, as well as selected redistricting proposals. All redistricting proposals that have been made public in the legislative process are available during the time that they are under consideration.