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Harris County Precinct 4
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Improving Safety Bookmark

Improving Safety
Statistically, left turns are one of the most dangerous maneuvers a driver can make, but that may change with the introduction of a new, more intuitive traffic signal at select intersections within Precinct 4. By the end of the year, Precinct 4 will begin replacing 43 traditional yield-on-green traffic signals with flashing yellow arrow left-turn signals. The new signals will improve traffic flow by giving drivers more opportunities to safely make left turns. “This will be the first widespread flashing yellow arrow display conversion in Precinct 4,” says Pamela

New Community App Bookmark

New Community App
Northwest Harris County residents can now stay updated on community events, browse local businesses, and request county services all in one location with the Discover Northwest Houston app. “The idea is to have a one-stop shop, where community members can download the app and receive information specific to their area,” says Barbara Thomason, president of the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce. The recently launched app, developed by Bar-Z Mobile Development, will serve the Spring, Klein, and Cypress Creek

Family Fish Camp at Jones Park and Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Bookmark

Spend a day with the family on the shores of Spring Creek at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center or Marshall Lake at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve. Precinct 4 hosts two Family Fish Camps Saturday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kickerillo-Misher Preserve and Saturday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Jones Park. Parents and kids of all ages spend the day learning basic fishing techniques from experienced anglers and trained volunteers. “The day is free, and all equipment and bait are provided,”