After expanding the light rail system and redesigning the bus network, Metro is now seeking funds to expand its operations. And that could include something Houstonians have long hoped forMetro has been holding public events and open houses to get input on “MetroNext,” its plan for expanding Houston’s bus and rail system. So what are officials hearing at those meetings? Metro Chairman Carrin Patman said riders are asking for more buses to major activity centers along with designated bus lanes.
TxDOT is warning drivers of more construction on I-45 south of Houston. And it won’t be finished anytime soonThe construction between League City and Dickinson is part of a larger project that will eventually widen I-45 all the way to Galveston. That work is happening between FM 517 and FM 518. The freeway is being widened from six lanes to eight. TxDOT’s Danny Perez admits it’s a pretty tight squeeze right now as they funnel traffic through the construction zone.
Now that thousands of immigrants from El Salvador are set to lose their temporary protected status, some business leaders are worried about the impact on the Houston economyA Trump Administration order could affect about 36,000 immigrants from El Salvador who live here in Texas. About 20,000 of those people are in the Houston area. Those immigrants are set to lose their protected status as of September 2019. Among that immigrant workforce, an estimated 20% are in construction.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".