Gulf Coast Institute

Purpose: To improve quality of life in the Houston region by providing independent research and communications for Houston’s tomorrow. The Institute explores practical approaches to urban policy questions to provide the region’s decision makers with the cutting edge research and analysis they need to make good choices about Houston’s future.

3015 Richmond, Suite 201
Houston, Texas 77098
(713) 523-5757/fax: (713) 523-3057
[email protected]

David Crossley, President

Strategy: Leads and facilitates the quality of life movement known as Smart Growth/Livable Communities. GCI seeks a dynamic economy that revitalizes neighborhoods, protects green space, increases mobility choices, improves air and water quality, and encourages safe, comfortable, interesting pedestrian environments.

Publications: Website, Bi-monthly e-mail newsletter called Gulf Coast Growth News, and a quartery journal called Houston Tomorrow.

Major Events: Community-wide stakeholder conferences.

Speakers Bureau: Contact David Crossley

Meeting Time: Fourth Wednesday, 11:30 am, Houston-Galveston Area Council, 3555 Timmons Lane, 2nd Floor.

Volunteer Opportunities: Contact David Crossley.