Commuting (and Getting Around Town)
How can your morning commute or afternoon errands be improved?
It’s no secret that the people of Houston spend a lot of time in traffic - we’re 12th nationally for time spent in traffic, behind traffic disasters like Los Angeles and New York City. Even with billions of dollars worth of investment and decades of construction, Houston commuters lose an average of 61 hour per year to traffic. From cycling to driving walking to riding, this is the place to present ideas on how to improve how we get around town!
Traveling 59 North (from the Stafford/Sugarland area) towards Downtown Houston:
*literally* almost every single morning, between 6:00-8:00 a.m., there is an extensive or multi-car wreck where Chimney Rock & the 610 exits are located. If we eliminate the Chimney Rock…
Facilitate and encourage car sharing firms like uber pool, turo or enhance the metro houston app to allow riders to pickup and drop off people at Park and Rides / Downtown locations
Houston has become a growing population and with lots of traffic. Especially on i-10 freeway is always overwhelming during early mornings and during rush hour. We need more lanes, highways etc to get around faster and quicker. Also, as well…
With the congestion of traffic I think that expanding public transportation would be beneficial. The mass transit can utilize the HOV lane which relieves some of the room on the freeways.
I think expansion of the light rail system would always be a good thing and Houston would benefit from it. If the light rail's operating lines went to more parts of the city area it could lessen traffic and encourage…