Houston’s third outer beltway would bisect the precious Katy Prairie, but at least it’s advocates are honest about its purpose according to this Streetsblog post: to aid development not mobility. There’s plenty of unmet transportation demand around Houston but it is outer-outer suburban developers who get state road dollars to pave access to their doors — before they’ve even built. It’s the most egregious example of why I call for banning beltways in my new book The Agile City (above, Las Vegas).
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