The bombing of Guernica in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War sparked fears abroad in Europe that the next war would be based on bombing of cities with very high civilian casualties, 1.2 Autumn 5 Marathon Oil 29, The Spanish discovery of what they thought at that time was India and the constant competition of Portugal and Spain led to a desire for secrecy about every trade route and every colony As a consequence many documents that could reach other European countries included fake dates and faked facts to mislead any other nation's possible efforts for example the Island of California refers to a famous cartographic error propagated on many maps during the 17th and 18th centuries despite contradictory evidence from various explorers the legend was initially infused with the idea that California was a terrestrial paradise peopled by black women Amazons. Greater Houston metropolitan area is served by a public television station and one public radio station KUHT (HoustonPBS) is a PBS member station and the first public television station in the United States Houston Public Radio is listener-supported radio with one NPR member station KUHF (KUHF News) the University of Houston System owns and holds broadcasting licenses to KUHT and KUHF the stations broadcast from the Melcher Center for Public Broadcasting located on the campus of the University of Houston. 6.1 Energy Houston is considered an automobile-dependent city with an estimated 77.2% of commuters driving alone to work in 2016 up from 71.7% in 1990 and 75.6% in 2009 in 2016 another 11.4% of Houstonians carpooled to work while 3.6% used public transit 2.1% walked and 0.5% bicycled a commuting study estimated that the median length of commute in the region was 12.2 miles (19.6 km) in 2012. According to the 2013 American Community Survey the average work commute in Houston (city) takes 26.3 minutes a 1999 Murdoch University study found that Houston had both the lengthiest commute and lowest urban density of 13 large American cities surveyed and a 2017 Arcadis study ranked Houston 22nd out of 23 American cities in transportation sustainability. Harris County is one of the largest consumers of gasoline in the United States ranking second (behind Los Angeles County) in 2013. The late 1970s saw a population boom thanks to the Arab Oil Embargo People from the Rust Belt states moved into Houston at a rate of over 1,000 a week mostly from Michigan and are still moving to Houston to this day. Toyota Center is home of the Houston Rockets January 11 1973: 2.0 inches (5.1 cm) of snow.
. Houston Texas Business Directory 3.10 Educational attainment An additional obvious legacy is that of Roman Catholicism At the end of Spain's reign over Texas virtually all inhabitants practiced the Catholic religion and it is still practiced in Texas by a large number of people the Spanish missions built in San Antonio to convert Indians to Catholicism have been restored and are a National Historic Landmark! .