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The Montrose TIRZ is thrilled to announce that we have been honored with the APA 2023 Texas Planning Award in Transportation Planning. This award recognizes our achievements and contributions to the Montrose Walk+Bike Montrose Plan, which developed a shared vision and an action plan to make the premier walk-and-bike-friendly neighborhood in Houston.
The APA (American Planning Association) 2023 Texas Planning Award recognizes individuals, organizations, and communities for outstanding contributions to planning in Texas. Any APA Texas member may nominate plans, projects, programs, individuals, or organizations to several categories. The Awards Committee evaluates nominees based on originality and innovation, engagement, implementation and effectiveness, quality, and promotion of planning.
The Transportation Planning Award honors efforts to increase transportation choices for all populations, reducing dependence on private automobiles and, helping to ease congestion, and reducing climate change impacts.
This recognition would not have been possible without the unwavering support and collaboration of our dedicated team members, stakeholders, and community.
As we celebrate this milestone, we remain committed to our mission to finance the construction of public facilities and infrastructure necessary to catalyze residential and commercial development and redevelopment within the Zone boundaries. We look forward to continuing our efforts to improve our Montrose community and continue to work with our communities to follow our mission.