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Top Three Houston Neighborhoods Perfect For Public Transit Users

By | Commuting, Downtown, Houston, Medical Center/South Main, Midtown, Neighborhoods, Public Transit

Whether you’re a seasoned Houstonian or shiny “Newstonian,” you know that navigating the roads of this massive city can be crazy-chaotic and nerve-wracking, yet public transportation can just as widespread as the city itself. Living in neighborhoods that are public transport hubs offers some road-time remedy and more cost-effective/eco-friendly travel options. And let’s be real – if it’s good for the people and for Mother Nature, it’s definitely a win-win! So, here are the top three Houston neighborhoods that have the most dynamic transportation options: Image Source Downtown The hustle and bustle of Downtown Houston can be over stimulating, to say the least; especially during peak travel times. Navigating all the one-way streets can send you in never-ending circles. Tack that on to an already-time-consuming commute, and your day’s practically gone! Living in Downtown gives you a handful of options to ditch the car and high garage parking costs, and hop on a free bus or the METRORail. Did someone say “free?” Yepp! Greenlink buses powered by METRO, run two different routes around Downtown Houston, circulating every 10 minutes. The Green Route runs Monday – Friday, from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and takes riders from the Discovery Green, over to Capitol Street, down Smith, and back up Dallas toward the George R. Brown Convention Center. This route is perfect for your workday run-around, or seeing your dog in the middle of the day in a super timely manner! The Orange Route runs until midnight Monday – Saturday and until…

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Featured Neighborhood: Midtown

By | Houston, Midtown

Are you the life of the party? Do you like being the friend with the great food and drink recommendations? Are you a walking Yelp review for the best bars within a five-mile radius? Then you deserve to live in a neighborhood that fits your lifestyle. Well, look no further — Midtown was made for you! This featured neighborhood is the hub of trendy AF bars, Insta-worthy brunches, and latte art so pretty, you tag your snap #nofilter. Welcome to Midtown! Why Midtown? Photo Cred You may be looking to mix it up a bit and switch HTX neighborhoods, or perhaps you aren’t even from Houston at all, and you’re sitting here wondering, “What’s so great about Midtown? Why do I keep hearing about it? Why am I talking to myself and this random blog post is quoting it verbatim?”  Well, let us tell you a little something: Midtown whispers to those who belong, no matter how far they may be. Every time you sit with friends at an okay-joint, and speak up about a great new gastropub around the corner, that’s the chic foodie in you. Every cocktail you snap for the Gram with a glitter gif, that’s the social butterfly in you. Every time you and the bestie take turn snapping pics, that’s the good friend in you. This neighborhood is for those that never want to be too far away from a good afternoon that turns into a great night. But in all seriousness, this neighborhood isn’t…

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