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Houston Metro Understates Expansion Cost

Houston Metro Understates Expansion Cost

After much planning the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of Harris County (Metro) has finally completed its $10 million network overhaul. Although the change didn’t come gradually, riders were surprised with a new bus and rail line overnight on Sunday, August...
Barry Klein: Property Rights Protector

Barry Klein: Property Rights Protector

When it comes to petitioning local government, Barry Klein leads the pack. Klein’s activism started back in the 80s, when the City of Houston was looking to build the George R. Brown Convention Center. Living in Houston’s Sixth Ward at that time, Klein knew that if he...
Post Oak Bus Lanes

Post Oak Bus Lanes

Imagine a gridlocked Rodeo Drive, or 5th Avenue in NYC filled with frustrated commuters. Speckled in this congestion are nearly empty buses intended to ease the traffic but are, instead, exacerbating the problem. That is what many in Houston are envisioning when...