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Civic Adventure Day Bookmark

Learn about local government from the experts and participate in outdoor recreational activities during Civic Adventure Day Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve. Local elected officials, including Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle, will answer questions and share information on how local government works. Attendees will have the chance to visit information booths featuring representatives with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Harris County Flood Control District,

New App Brings Community Together Bookmark

Looking for new ways to connect with your community? Stay updated on happenings around the Cypress Creek area by downloading the Discover Northwest Houston app. App users can now access a database of businesses, health care facilities, and schools. Area businesses area also invited to add a listing to the app at no cost. Other features include portals for Harris County Precinct 4 and the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce, where app users can access traditional Precinct 4 and chamber services. The Houston Northwest

Houston TranStar Releases Flood Warning System for Local Roads Bookmark

Officials at Houston TranStar have released an innovative roadway flood warning feature to help travelers plan trips and avoid flooded local roadways during rain events. The feature is available on TranStar’s real-time traffic map on the website and mobile app. “Although the TranStar system has always displayed flooded locations on freeways, until now we have not provided information about local street conditions,” said Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. “This new feature lets travelers identify areas where the risk of roadway flooding is high during local or widespread flooding events.”