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Featuring discussion about transportation, urban planning, education and public health, among other topics. If you're interested in cities, this is the show for you. Produced by Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research.

Featuring discussion about transportation, urban planning, education and public health, among other topics. If you're interested in cities, this is the show for you. Produced by Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research.
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Houston, TX

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Featuring discussion about transportation, urban planning, education and public health, among other topics. If you're interested in cities, this is the show for you. Produced by Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research.

Language:

English


Episodes

April 18, 2017 - Houston, You're a Bit Dense

4/17/2017
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Houston has long been known as one of the country's sprawl capitals. But did you know some parts of the city have higher levels of density than Chicago? Kinder Institute researcher Kelsey Walker discusses those neighborhoods, and her new study, "Taking Stock: Housing Trends in the Houston Area."

Duration: 00:13:57


March 14, 2017 - Houston's Affordable Housing Crisis

3/13/2017
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Historically, Houston has been one of the country's most affordable large cities. But today, housing costs are soaring, leaving many residents in the lurch. The Kinder Institute's Ryan Holeywell, Leah Binkovitz and Kyle Shelton discuss the size of the area's affordable housing crunch and explain ways Houston and other cities can address the problem.

Duration: 00:20:30


December 6, 2016 - Building Stronger Suburbs

12/2/2016
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What can cities learn from the suburbs? Plenty, argues Dr. Kyle Shelton of Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research. Shelton speaks with Ryan Holeywell about why it's important for planners and developers alike pay attention to the lessons suburban development can teach us, even if we're focused on cities.

Duration: 00:20:27


November 15, 2016 - Visiting the Port of Houston

11/11/2016
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It's an economic juggernaut that's critically important not just to Houston but to the entire state of Texas. Yet many people living in the Bayou City know little about the Port of Houston, even though it's in their backyard. Kinder Institute Staff Writer Leah Binkovitz visits the facility.

Duration: 00:13:28


January 26, 2016 - Exit Interview: Houston Mayor Annise Parker

1/25/2016
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Outgoing Houston Mayor Annise Parker sat down with Urban Edge host Ryan Holeywell to discuss the city's pensions, the local economy, and her future aspirations.