Houston-Galveston Area Council

Houston-Galveston Area Council The Houston-Galveston Area Council is the region-wide voluntary association of local governments in the 13-county Gulf Coast Planning region of Texas.
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Its service area is 12,500 square miles and contains more than 6 million people.

Operating as usual

Don’t forget to join us today at 11:30 a.m. for a virtual Bike Month Kick-Off! Visit h-gac.com/pedestrian-bicyclist-plan...
05/04/2021

Don’t forget to join us today at 11:30 a.m. for a virtual Bike Month Kick-Off!

Visit h-gac.com/pedestrian-bicyclist-planning/bike-month to learn more.

#GulfCoastBikes

Interested in working at the Houston-Galveston Area Council? H-GAC is now hiring for a variety of different positions in...
05/04/2021

Interested in working at the Houston-Galveston Area Council? H-GAC is now hiring for a variety of different positions including Account Liaison, Senior Manager for Strategic Transportation, Economic Development Planner, and Transportation Principal Planner.

To learn more about these positions and others, visit h-gac.com/careers

HGACBuy has three open houses planned for the month of May.HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is a nationwide, gover...
05/03/2021

HGACBuy has three open houses planned for the month of May.

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is a nationwide, government procurement service that strives to make the procurement process more efficient for local governments and certain non-profits.

To learn more about joining HGACBuy or registering for an event, visit hgacbuy.org

HGACBuy has three open houses planned for the month of May.

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is a nationwide, government procurement service that strives to make the procurement process more efficient for local governments and certain non-profits.

To learn more about joining HGACBuy or registering for an event, visit hgacbuy.org

Happy #BikeMonth! It's time to dust off the bike in your garage and go for a ride.Throughout the entire month of May, H-...
05/01/2021

Happy #BikeMonth! It's time to dust off the bike in your garage and go for a ride.

Throughout the entire month of May, H-GAC's Commute Solutions program will be celebrating Bike Month with fun challenges, giveaways, events, and more. It all starts on Tuesday, May 4 at 11:30 a.m. with a Bike Month 2021 Kick-Off Celebration hosted by H-GAC Executive Director Chuck Wemple.

To learn more about Bike Month and all the events happening in May, visit bit.ly/3gMit2c

#GulfCoastBikeMonth

#EarthMonth may be coming to an end, but it's never too late to get involved in keeping Texas clean!Trash Free Texas off...
04/30/2021

#EarthMonth may be coming to an end, but it's never too late to get involved in keeping Texas clean!

Trash Free Texas offers a variety of ways for Texas residents to be a part of the solution when it comes to eliminating litter and creating cleaner lands and healthier aquatic ecosystems.

Visit trashfreetexas.org to learn more about partnering with Trash Free Texas.

#TrashFreeTexas #KeepTexasClean

Do you live or work in Liberty County? Join us today at 6 p.m. for a Transportation Community Input meeting.Houston-Galv...
04/29/2021

Do you live or work in Liberty County? Join us today at 6 p.m. for a Transportation Community Input meeting.

Houston-Galveston Area Council is conducting a transportation study in this area and is seeking public input. This is your opportunity to tell us about your issues and needs regarding your community's transportation network.

Visit engage.h-gac.com/liberty-county-mobility-study to see the agenda, register for the meeting, or leave a public comment.

#TexasTransportation

Do you live or work in Liberty County? Join us today at 6 p.m. for a Transportation Community Input meeting.

Houston-Galveston Area Council is conducting a transportation study in this area and is seeking public input. This is your opportunity to tell us about your issues and needs regarding your community's transportation network.

Visit engage.h-gac.com/liberty-county-mobility-study to see the agenda, register for the meeting, or leave a public comment.

#TexasTransportation

Are you looking for a job? Workforce Solutions and the City of Houston are hosting a free four-day virtual job fair star...
04/28/2021

Are you looking for a job? Workforce Solutions and the City of Houston are hosting a free four-day virtual job fair starting tomorrow, April 29.

There will be employers looking to hire, as well as resource organizations offering job readiness training.

Visit wrksolutions2.easyvirtualfair.com/prefair/ to register now.

#GetPaid2021 #HoustonJobs

Are you looking for a job? Workforce Solutions and the City of Houston are hosting a free four-day virtual job fair starting tomorrow, April 29.

There will be employers looking to hire, as well as resource organizations offering job readiness training.

Visit wrksolutions2.easyvirtualfair.com/prefair/ to register now.

#GetPaid2021 #HoustonJobs

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be hosting a Transportation Community Input meeting Thursday, April 29, at 6 p.m...
04/27/2021

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be hosting a Transportation Community Input meeting Thursday, April 29, at 6 p.m. for residents living or working in Liberty County. H-GAC is conducting a transportation study in this area and is seeking public input.

These meetings are your opportunity to tell us about your issues and needs to make your community's transportation networks safer, stronger, better connected, and more accessible.

Visit engage.h-gac.com/liberty-county-mobility-study to learn more about the topics being discussed, register for the meeting, or leave a public comment.

#TexasTransportation #LibertyCounty

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be hosting a Transportation Community Input meeting Thursday, April 29, at 6 p.m. for residents living or working in Liberty County. H-GAC is conducting a transportation study in this area and is seeking public input.

These meetings are your opportunity to tell us about your issues and needs to make your community's transportation networks safer, stronger, better connected, and more accessible.

Visit engage.h-gac.com/liberty-county-mobility-study to learn more about the topics being discussed, register for the meeting, or leave a public comment.

#TexasTransportation #LibertyCounty

Houston-Galveston Area Council recognizes April as Fair Housing Awareness Month. We want to remind you that when it come...
04/26/2021

Houston-Galveston Area Council recognizes April as Fair Housing Awareness Month. We want to remind you that when it comes to housing, the Federal Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to discriminate based on race, color, national origin, s*x, disability, or family status.

Stay informed and know your rights. Visit h-gac.com/regional-housing-coordination for more information.

#FairHousingMonth #FairHousing

Houston-Galveston Area Council recognizes April as Fair Housing Awareness Month. We want to remind you that when it comes to housing, the Federal Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to discriminate based on race, color, national origin, s*x, disability, or family status.

Stay informed and know your rights. Visit h-gac.com/regional-housing-coordination for more information.

#FairHousingMonth #FairHousing

Need some recycling tips this #EarthDay? Check out the video here vimeo.com/showcase/8317964/video/539273557
04/22/2021

Need some recycling tips this #EarthDay? Check out the video here vimeo.com/showcase/8317964/video/539273557

Excuse me sir, we’re shooting here!
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#behindthescenes #take2

Celebrating Earth Day today with the debut of Going Green Together, a new recycling series brought to you by the City of Sugar Land, Keep Sugar Land Beautiful , the
Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

This was such a fun project and I’m so proud to be helping to educate on behalf of our Mother Earth. ❤️🌏♻️

Watch and learn more here: https://vimeo.com/showcase/8317964/video/539273557

#earthday2021 #goinggreentogether #reducereuserecycle #happyearthday #loveyourmother

Happening Today! Do you live or work in Montgomery County Precinct 2? Join us at 6 p.m. for a Transportation Community I...
04/22/2021

Happening Today! Do you live or work in Montgomery County Precinct 2? Join us at 6 p.m. for a Transportation Community Input Meeting.

Houston-Galveston Area Council is conducting a transportation study in this area and is seeking public input. This is your opportunity to tell us about your issues and needs regarding your community's transportation network.

Visit engage.h-gac.com/montgomery-county-precinct-2-mobility-study to see the agenda, register for the meeting, or leave a public comment.

Happening Today! Do you live or work in Montgomery County Precinct 2? Join us at 6 p.m. for a Transportation Community Input Meeting.

Houston-Galveston Area Council is conducting a transportation study in this area and is seeking public input. This is your opportunity to tell us about your issues and needs regarding your community's transportation network.

Visit engage.h-gac.com/montgomery-county-precinct-2-mobility-study to see the agenda, register for the meeting, or leave a public comment.

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is hosting a virtual open house for Wireless, VOIP Telecom Equipment & Services s...
04/21/2021

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is hosting a virtual open house for Wireless, VOIP Telecom Equipment & Services starting today at 10 a.m.

HGACBuy is a nationwide, government procurement service that strives to make the procurement process more efficient for local governments and certain non-profits. To learn more about HGACBuy, visit hgacbuy.org

To register for an upcoming open house, visit hgacbuy.org/resources/hgacbuy-open-house

#openhouse #hgacbuy

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is hosting a virtual open house for Wireless, VOIP Telecom Equipment & Services starting today at 10 a.m.

HGACBuy is a nationwide, government procurement service that strives to make the procurement process more efficient for local governments and certain non-profits. To learn more about HGACBuy, visit hgacbuy.org

To register for an upcoming open house, visit hgacbuy.org/resources/hgacbuy-open-house

#openhouse #hgacbuy

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be hosting a Transportation Community Input Meeting Thursday, April 22, at 6 p.m...
04/20/2021

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be hosting a Transportation Community Input Meeting Thursday, April 22, at 6 p.m. for residents living or working in Montgomery County Precinct 2. H-GAC is conducting a transportation study in this area and is seeking public input.

These meetings are your opportunity to tell us about your issues and needs to make your community's transportation networks safer, stronger, better connected, and more accessible.

Visit engage.h-gac.com/montgomery-county-precinct-2-mobility-study to learn more about the topics being discussed, register for the meeting, or leave a public comment.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be hosting a Transportation Community Input Meeting Thursday, April 22, at 6 p.m. for residents living or working in Montgomery County Precinct 2. H-GAC is conducting a transportation study in this area and is seeking public input.

These meetings are your opportunity to tell us about your issues and needs to make your community's transportation networks safer, stronger, better connected, and more accessible.

Visit engage.h-gac.com/montgomery-county-precinct-2-mobility-study to learn more about the topics being discussed, register for the meeting, or leave a public comment.

It's the beginning of #EarthWeek! You can help #MakeEverydayEarthDay by playing a game of Earth Month Bingo for a chance...
04/19/2021

It's the beginning of #EarthWeek! You can help #MakeEverydayEarthDay by playing a game of Earth Month Bingo for a chance to win prizes.

1. Take a picture of yourself doing any of the tasks on the Bingo board.
2. Share your photo, tag METRO STAR Vanpool, and use #MakeEverydayEarthDay
3. Every photo you post will count as a new entry to win prizes!

Join us for #EarthMonthBingo for a chance to win prizes while learning fun and simple ways to #MakeEveryDayEarthDay! 🌎🌱

Here's how to play:

• Snap a pic of you doing any of the listed tasks.
• Post it on social media, follow us, tag us, and use the hashtag #MakeEveryDayEarthDay.
• Each picture counts as an entry to win a prize!

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors will meet tomorrow at 10 a.m. Join us via Zoom by visiting h-gac.c...
04/19/2021

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors will meet tomorrow at 10 a.m. Join us via Zoom by visiting h-gac.com/calendar/event-details?id=-1999997639

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors will meet tomorrow at 10 a.m. Join us via Zoom by visiting h-gac.com/calendar/event-details?id=-1999997639

Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Manager Jamila Owens was recently featured on the Houston Public Media  ra...
04/16/2021
The Pros And Cons Of Working Remotely — Permanently (March 29, 2021) | Houston Public Media

Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Manager Jamila Owens was recently featured on the Houston Public Media radio show Houston Matters with Craig Cohen.

Jamila discussed results of a recent Regional Employer Survey as well as the future of telework in the Houston area.

Listen to whole interview now at https://bit.ly/2PzGOx3

#Houstontransportation #HoustonMatters #HoustonMedia

On Monday's show: Vaccine availability expands across the state, the pros and cons of working remotely for good, what differentiates Texas Mexican, Tex-Mex, and Mex-Mex food, and an update on sports.

H-GAC Director of Intergovernmental Relations Rick Guerrero spoke with Univision Noticias 45 Houston this morning about ...
04/15/2021
Este jueves comienzan las reuniones públicas en las que se analizarán las necesidades de transporte en Houston

H-GAC Director of Intergovernmental Relations Rick Guerrero spoke with Univision Noticias 45 Houston this morning about tonight's Southeast Harris County Transportation Community Input Meeting.

Check out the clip below, then visit engage.h-gac.com/southeast-harris-county-subregional-studyto register for the meeting. All of our meetings offer Spanish and American Sign Language interpretation.

https://www.univision.com/local/houston-kxln/este-jueves-comienzan-las-reuniones-publicas-en-las-que-se-analizaran-las-necesidades-de-transporte-en-houston-video

#HGACInTheNews #TexasTransportation #HarrisCounty

Rick Guerrero, representante del Concilio del Área de Houston-Galveston, asegura que estas reuniones comunitarias buscan comprender las necesidades de transporte de las personas que viven, trabajan o visitan zonas como el sureste del condado de Harris, el condado de Liberty y el Precinto 2 del cond...

Happening today! The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be hosting a Transportation Community Input Meeting at 6 p.m. f...
04/15/2021

Happening today! The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be hosting a Transportation Community Input Meeting at 6 p.m. for residents living or working in Southeast Harris County. H-GAC is conducting a transportation study in this area and is seeking public input.

This meeting is your opportunity to tell us about your issues and needs to make your community's transportation networks safer, stronger, better connected, and more accessible.

Visit engage.h-gac.com/southeast-harris-county-subregional-study to learn more about the topics being discussed, register for the meeting, or leave a public comment.

Happening today! The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be hosting a Transportation Community Input Meeting at 6 p.m. for residents living or working in Southeast Harris County. H-GAC is conducting a transportation study in this area and is seeking public input.

This meeting is your opportunity to tell us about your issues and needs to make your community's transportation networks safer, stronger, better connected, and more accessible.

Visit engage.h-gac.com/southeast-harris-county-subregional-study to learn more about the topics being discussed, register for the meeting, or leave a public comment.

H-GAC recognizes April as Fair Housing Month. We want to remind you that when it comes to housing, the Federal Fair Hous...
04/14/2021

H-GAC recognizes April as Fair Housing Month. We want to remind you that when it comes to housing, the Federal Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to discriminate based on race, color, national origin, s*x, disability, or family status.

Know your rights. Visit www.h-gac.com/regional-housing-coordination for more information.

#fairhousingmonth #fairhousingact

H-GAC recognizes April as Fair Housing Month. We want to remind you that when it comes to housing, the Federal Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to discriminate based on race, color, national origin, s*x, disability, or family status.

Know your rights. Visit www.h-gac.com/regional-housing-coordination for more information.

#fairhousingmonth #fairhousingact

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be hosting a Transportation Community Input Meeting Thursday, April 15, at 6 p.m...
04/14/2021

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be hosting a Transportation Community Input Meeting Thursday, April 15, at 6 p.m. for residents living or working in Southeast Harris County. H-GAC is conducting a transportation study in this area and is seeking public input.

These meetings are your opportunity to tell us about your issues and needs to make your community's transportation networks safer, stronger, better connected, and more accessible.

Visit engage.h-gac.com/southeast-harris-county-subregional-study to learn more about the topics being discussed, register for the meeting, or leave a public comment.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be hosting a Transportation Community Input Meeting Thursday, April 15, at 6 p.m. for residents living or working in Southeast Harris County. H-GAC is conducting a transportation study in this area and is seeking public input.

These meetings are your opportunity to tell us about your issues and needs to make your community's transportation networks safer, stronger, better connected, and more accessible.

Visit engage.h-gac.com/southeast-harris-county-subregional-study to learn more about the topics being discussed, register for the meeting, or leave a public comment.

The Texas Municipal League will hold their Region 14 Spring Meeting on Friday, April 16 at 10 a.m. to discuss the impact...
04/13/2021
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: 2021 TML Region 14 Spring Meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

The Texas Municipal League will hold their Region 14 Spring Meeting on Friday, April 16 at 10 a.m. to discuss the impact of new legislation on the region. This meeting will feature guest speakers Ross Ramsey, Executive Editor of the Texas Tribune, and Bennett Sandlin, Executive Director of the Texas Municipal League.

The Texas Municipal League aims to help city leaders to meet the ever-changing challenges of governance by providing legal, legislative, and training services to city governments in Texas.

Registration is required. Visit https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYkde2rrzkuHNc4gkJfK0W8IcKFrhWTYN9i to join.

Texas Municipal League Region 14 will meet to receive a legislative update and discuss the impact of new legislation on the region's municipalities.

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