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. 9.1 Higher education 5.1 2006 earthquake US Company The eight-county Greater Houston metropolitan area contains over 25,000 miles (40,000 km) of roadway of which 10% or approximately 2,500 miles (4,000 km) is limited-access highway the Houston region's extensive freeway system handles over 40% of the regional daily vehicle miles traveled (VMT). Arterial roads handle an additional 40% of daily VMT while toll roads of which Greater Houston has 180 miles (290 km) handle nearly 10%. . 1860 604,215 184.2% On August 19 1995 a scheduled preseason game between the Oilers and the San Diego Chargers had to be canceled due to the dilapidated condition of the playing field Oilers owner Bud Adams demanded a new stadium but the city of Houston refused to fund it After years of threats Adams moved the team to Tennessee after the 1996 season. Around that time the Astros also threatened to leave the city unless a new ballpark was built the retractable-roofed Enron Field (now known as Minute Maid Park) opened for the 2000 season in downtown Houston, Occupation Timelines of World War II Greenway Plaza. Most major belligerents attempted to solve the problems of complexity and security involved in using large codebooks for cryptography by designing ciphering machines the most well known being the German Enigma machine. Development of SIGINT (signals intelligence) and cryptanalysis enabled the countering process of decryption Notable examples were the Allied decryption of Japanese naval codes and British Ultra a pioneering method for decoding Enigma benefiting from information given to the United Kingdom by the Polish Cipher Bureau which had been decoding early versions of Enigma before the war. Another aspect of military intelligence was the use of deception which the Allies used to great effect such as in operations Mincemeat and Bodyguard! Bellaire Developing male cones and needles Houston has introduced many programs since the 2000 federal order to reduce air pollution in the city. the most notable project was the METRORail light rail system constructed in 2004 the light rail system was designed to encourage Houstonians to utilize public transportation instead of their automobiles. As a result of the Obama sweep in 2008 many Democratic candidates in contests for lower-level offices also benefited and many Republican incumbents were replaced by Democrats in the Harris County courthouse Some of the defeated Republican district court judges were later re-appointed to vacant District Court benches by Governor Rick Perry in 2018 Democrats swept the court capturing all 59 seats on the civil criminal family juvenile and probate courts.
. Nic Santangelo an analyst of the Bureau of Labor Statistics a department of the U.S Department of Labor that composes the monthly consumer price index said in 1992 "We have a difficult time explaining why Houston food prices go one way Dallas another and the nation yet another." a person quoted in the Houston Post described as an industry insider said that when companies in the Houston grocery market left the surviving competitors "got comfortable" and raised prices Tammy Bobon a director of public affairs for AppleTree Markets said that the Houston grocery market had remained competitive for the entire period; Germans There were 943,183 housing units in 2017 and 838,950 households. 43.3% of Houstonians owned housing units with an average of 2.66 persons per household the median monthly owner costs with a mortgage were $1,533 and $511 without a mortgage Houston's median gross rent from 2013-2017 was $940 the median household income in 2017 was $49,399 and 21.2% of Houstonians lived below the poverty line. Houston Texas Business Directory Banking and financial services are vital to the region Forty foreign governments maintain trade and commercial offices here and the city has 23 active foreign chambers of commerce and trade associations. Twenty-two foreign banks representing 12 nations operate in Houston and provide financial assistance to the international community in 1997 Houston had offices of 84 subsidiaries of Japanese companies, Korean and Urdu (tied) 0.24% Texans in 1909 marked an icon of progress with the construction of the first skyscraper west of the Mississippi the 190-foot steel-frame skyscraper was the 14-story Praetorian Building housing the Praetorian Insurance Company Dallas became the regional headquarters of the Federal Reserve in 1914 strengthening its dominance of Texas banking the city had reached 260,000 population by 1929 when the effects of the Stock Market Crash hit Texas causing a sharp drop in the prices of oil cotton and cattle; growth came to a standstill. . . ! The Nichols-Rice-Cherry House (which was moved from San Jacinto Street) is also located in Sam Houston Park it is an example of Greek Revival architecture and was built about 1850 by Ebeneezer B Nichols from New York. Between 1856 and 1873 it was owned by financier William Marsh Rice whose estate helped create Rice Institute (now Rice University) in 1912.