Clear Channel Outdoor is making the rounds in cities and counties around Houston trying to sell local politicians on installing electronic billboards to serve as “emergency notification” signs. This pitch was rejected by the Texas Legislature in its last session.
Scenic Houston’s Streetscape Project will inventory of all public regulations impacting the visual aspects of Houston streetscapes, assess and endorse best practices, and ultimately demonstrate how development in Houston can improve when Scenic Houston’s recommendations are adopted.
Sixteen Texas municipalities were recently awarded Scenic City Certification by the Scenic City Certification Program of Scenic Texas. Of the 1200 cities and towns in Texas only sixteen earned Scenic City designation in 2011.