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Stephanie Thomas

Can the Freight Shuttle Reduce Congestion and Clean Houston’s Air?

On September 9th, Adrian Shelley and I went to Bryan, Texas, to watch the unveiling of the Freight Shuttle System (FSS), a technology  currently being built and tested by Freight Shuttle International. Dr. Stephen Roop, chief scientist at Freight Shuttle International and and professor at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, opened the unveiling with a

Standing Our Ground Against Oil Trains

On Monday morning, members of the Healthy Port Communities Coalition (HPCC) displayed a “No More Toxic Trains” banner at the Dallas Street Bridge over I-45 near downtown Houston to bring greater awareness to the risks of toxic oil trains. This event was part of the Stop Oil Trains Week of Action, a North American campaign that takes

No More Toxic Trains! Community Meeting July 6th

Date: Wed, 07/06/2016
Location: Air Alliance Houston, 3914 Leeland Street, Houston, TX 77004

Time: 6:30 PM – 8 PM On June 28th, two trains collided near Panhandle, TX, leaving 1 employee injured and 3 employees presumed dead. Fiery and fatal incidents over the past few years have increased concerns around public safety and chemical security. What does this incident mean for us in Houston? Find out about the risks that we Houstonians face as