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Quality of Life

METRO’s Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Begins this Summer

Buckle up, Space City, because more driver-less vehicles will hit the Houston streets this summer. METRO, in partnership with Texas Southern University (TSU), will begin Phase 1 of their first…
Public Policy

Legislative Session Update: Week 18

During the 86th Legislative Session, the Partnership will provide a weekly update on our top executive priorities and other newsworthy items from Austin.  This week, the Texas House ran into the…
Workforce Development

Houston a Top Market for STEM Talent

  Houston has long been known as a business-friendly, growth-driven market that offers a low cost of doing business and cost of living. Since 2010, Houston is among America’s fastest-growing…

OTC Conversations: Thoughts from the French Offshore Service Industry

  In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Houston’s world-renown Offshore Technology Conference, Evolen, the industry association for the French oil and gas service sector, and the French-…
Workforce Development

Hiring for Heart, Hunger and Humility: Employer Partners Share Truths About Human Skills and Hiring Decisions

A person with the right attitude can go far in life. Having heart, ambition, persistence humility, and the ability to build relationships can be the difference between career advancement and…

Houston Population Expected to Exceed 7.1 Million by 2020

Metro Houston added nearly 92,000 residents last year, boosting the region’s population to nearly 7.0 million. Since 2010, the Houston area has added nearly 1.1 million residents. Houston’s…
Executive Partners