How Transit Can Speed Houston’s Recovery

With 500,000 to 1 million cars destroyed, some Houstonians will be riding bus for the first time in the coming days and weeks. (LM Otero / AP Photo)

In Texas,​ waitlists for rental cars are vertiginously long, gas prices are spiking, and the 32,000 who escaped flooding in shelters are now fanning out to other forms of temporary housing. Many Houstonians are grappling with how they’ll get to their jobs, their shattered homes, and to their children’s schools, minus car keys. This is the time to get with METRO.

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