About the Study

The Greater West Mobility Plan will examine strategies for improving travel on the region’s freeways, toll roads, and surface streets, as well as transit, pedestrian and bicycle systems.  A series of short, medium and long range projects will be identified to help improve mobility throughout the study area.

Project Goals

  • Develop a consensus on the vision and growth scenarios of the Greater West Houston Region
  • Develop growth projections and alternative urban design and development concepts
  • Improve mobility for all modes of transportation, while balancing the quality of life for existing and future residents within the study area
  • Recommend best practices for transportation infrastructure and urban design to maximize multi-modal access to development
  • Protect environmentally sensitive areas & green spaces
  • Develop a transportation plan with a sustainability theme to help guide transportation investments within this region
  • Develop feasible and practical recommendations that can be easily integrated into other local and regional plans

Study Area

The study area is bounded by FM 529 to the north including the US 290/Beltway 8 interchange area, SH 99/Grand Parkway to the west, Campbell/ Blalock/Fondren corridor to the east and Bellaire Boulevard to the south.

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