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Houston Energy Corridor park trails to be linked.

In Uncategorized on March 16, 2010 at 11:55 pm

The Houston Energy Corridor district has been selected by National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program to receive assistance for the West Houston Trail System.  

“The RTCA program implements the natural resource conservation and outdoor recreation mission of the National Park Service in communities across America.

The Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program will assist the Energy Corridor District in planning 100+ miles of shared use trails that will link existing trails.  The plan is to link trails in neighborhoods along I-10 and Hwy 6.

One of the many great things about living in Houston’s Energy Corridor is the over 50 miles of recreational trails for jogging, hiking, rollerblading and cycling.   All of these trails connect neighborhoods and businesses in and around the Corridor.    It’s easy to get outdoors and enjoy a beautiful day or many choose to ride or walk to work through the park each day.


West Houston’s New Library /Houston Energy Corridor Location

In Uncategorized on March 4, 2010 at 6:40 pm

West Houston has a new library and community center and  it is located in the heart of the Energy Corridor on Eldridge right next to Terry Hershey Park.  Now you can take a nice walk through the park and then go cool off and find a good book to read when your finished.

The following is a description quote from the Houston Public  library website:

This new facility is the first combined library and community center to be built in Houston. It offers the city the first three-story neighborhood library and the first library with a drive up window. The Kendall Neighborhood Library and Community Center is located at 609 N. Eldridge.

The new Belle Sherman Kendall Neighborhood Library and Community Center nearly doubles the size of the library from the previous location of 9,600 square feet to 19,000 square feet. The new library has a drive-up window, a first for the Houston Public Library. The first floor of the facility is where the HPARD Community Center is located, sharing space with a large meeting room and the Library’s check-in and check-out services, including the drive-up window. The second floor houses the adult collection and reading areas and a small conference room. The third floor offers the children’s and teen’s collections and reading areas, and a small meeting room.

The Library incorporates the latest technology, both for public use and operational efficiency. Customers will have access to 29 computer stations, 12 laptops for on-site checkout, reference services, self-check stations, and a large on-site collection of books, periodicals, music, movies, and reference materials. The Library hours are: Mondays 10am-8pm, Tuesdays 10a-6pm, Wednesdays 10am-6pm, Thursdays 12pm-8pm, Fridays 12pm – 6pm, Saturdays 10a-6pm, and closed on Sundays.

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