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Houston METRO Attempting Fight Congestion in the Years to Come

Ismael Figueroa, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Any city with sufficient population to cause traffic congestion has sufficient population to support a first rate public transportation alternative. In our city, where I-610 is commonly referred to as the “Ring of Fire,” due to the inescapable yellow, orange, and reds on our satellite navigation during...

Highways vs. METRO

Ajani Stewart, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

Houston is home to one of the most extensive highway systems in America, including the likes of Interstate-45, Interstate-610, Beltway 8, U.S.-59 and Interstate-10, which along with others, boasts over 4206 lane miles of highway. With a large proportion of Greater Houston jobs and higher education opportu...

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