Comprehensive Sustainability Indicators: The Houston Sustainability Indicators Program, 2017

Comprehensive Sustainability Indicators: The Houston Sustainability Indicators Program, 2017

Abstract: The goal of the Houston Sustainability Indicators (HSI) program is to develop a system of indicators best suited to monitor development in the City of Houston. Considered as a process model, HSI was developed to cover the following four objectives: (1) Prioritizing issues (2) Examining interrelatedness in urban development (3) Conducting spatial analysis through the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and (4) Public education, stakeholder participation and public policy development.

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